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UFC 269 ‘Embedded’ video, Ep. 1: Dustin Poirier will eat Christmas dinner on new UFC belt

UFC 269 is set to go down this Saturday night (Dec. 11, 2021) live from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Headlining the event will be a Lightweight bout as division champion Charles Oliveira defends his strap for the first time against Dustin Poirier. In the pay-per-view (PPV) co-headliner, Amanda Nunes will defend her Bantamweight belt against Julianna Pena.

Before then, get an all-access look at the final preparations each combatant must make days out from fight night. Whether it’s handling last-minute media obligations, training sessions or getting weight under control, “Embedded” takes you behind the scenes.

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CHAMPIONSHIP DOUBLEHEADER! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., on Sat., Jan. 22, 2022, for the first time in more than two years with a Heavyweight title unification bout that will see former teammates collide, as division kingpin, Francis Ngannou, battles interim counterpart, Ciryl Gane. In UFC 270’s pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event, newly-minted Flyweight champion, Brandon Moreno, runs it back with former titleholder, Deiveson Figueiredo. IT’S A THRILLING CHAMPIONSHIP DOUBLE DIP YOU SIMPLY CAN’T MISS!

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From the official YouTube description:

Julianna Pena trains to shock the world. Charles Oliveira adjusts to life as champion. Dustin Poirier arrives in style. Dominick Cruz returns to top form.

In further PPV main card action, Geoff Neal and Santiago Ponzinibbio will collide in a pivotal Welterweight bout even though Neal was arrested for DWI over the Thanksgiving holiday in Texas.

Remember that will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 269 fight card right here, starting with the early ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on ESPN/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV.

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