It all goes down later tonight (Sat., Mar. 6, 2021) at UFC 259 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, as undefeated UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya moves up to challenge Jan Blachowicz for the undisputed 205-pound title.
In addition to the light heavyweight headliner, UFC women’s bantamweight and featherweight champion Amanda Nunes will defend her 145-pound title against former Invicta FC champion Megan Anderson. The PPV main card will also feature a bantamweight clash between current champion Petr Yan and top contender Aljamain Sterling.
In advance to one of the biggest cards of the year the promotion has released the latest and greatest episode of UFC 259 “Embedded,” which can be seen in the above video player. This time around the behind-the-scenes footage focuses on final weight cuts, staredowns, and some entertaining trash talk between “No Mercy” and “Funk Master.”
From the official YouTube description:
Athletes attend the press conference on Thursday. The next morning, they make weight and face off again, setting up the champ-stacked UFC 259: Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya; Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling; and Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 259 fight card RIGHT HERE, starting with the early ESPN+ “Prelims” matches, which are scheduled to begin at 5:15 p.m. ET, followed by 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.