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UFC 258 ‘Embedded’ videos (Eps. 4-5): Usman gets emotional ahead of third UFC title defense

It all goes down tomorrow night (Sat., Feb. 13, 2021) at UFC 258 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, as UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman takes on former teammate Gilbert Burns in the main event.

Adding to the UFC 258 madness will be a co-headliner pitting rising prospect Maycee Barber against women’s flyweight contender Alexa Grasso. The PPV main card will also feature the likes of Kelvin Gastelum, Ian Heinisch, Julian Marquez, Bobby Green, and Jim Miller.

Leading into UFC’s return to PPV the promotion has released the next round of UFC 258 “Embedded” videos, featuring some of the best behind-the-scenes action you’ll catch all week. Check out episodes four and five below:

Maycee Barber hits mitts with her brother and coach. Kelvin Gastelum, Alexa Grasso, Gilbert Burns and Kamaru Usman attend a socially-distanced media day. Gastelum gets psyched when he steps inside the Octagon, and Barber takes her time giving autographs.

Kelvin Gastelum trains with a longtime coach. Ian Heinisch reflects on lessons learned through struggles. Gilbert Burns attends virtual media day; Gastelum gets sidetracked. Champ Kamaru Usman reacts to seeing himself get emotional on screen.

If you missed episodes one, two, and three of UFC 258 ‘Embedded’ click here, here and here to watch replays. will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 258 fight card tomorrow night, starting with the early ESPN+ “Prelims” matches at 6:30 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.

To check out the latest and greatest UFC 258 news and notes be sure to hit up our comprehensive event archive right here. For the complete “Usman vs. Burns” fight card and ESPN+ lineup click here.

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