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UFC 262 Embedded Ep. 3: No more Cormier sweatpants

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Go behind the scenes with the headliners of UFC 262 as four of the best lightweights in the division prepare to face off in Houston, Texas.

It’s UFC 262 “Embedded,” Day 3, and this episode has Michael Chandler landing in Houston, Texas, and immediately getting a good sweat on sparring in prep for his Lightweight title fight against Charles Oliveira this weekend (Sat., May 15, 2021) inside Toyota Center.

As for Beneil Dariush — who fights Tony Ferguson in the ESPN+-streamed pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event — he takes us into the backrooms at the fighter hotel where we get to see what the Venum fight kit selection process looks like.

Also arriving in Houston we have Katlyn Chookagian, who fights Viviane Arauja in a women’s Flyweight contender bout. Edson Barbosa also makes an appearance, he fights Shane Burgos on the PPV main card as well.

Back at the fighter hotel, Chandler is still working hard, doing laps around the building. Chookagian gets fitted for her Venum kit. And a scrappy-looking Burgos rolls up looking ready to fight.

UFC 262 goes down this Saturday night from a sold-out Toyota Center completely re-opened to fans. Catch all the updates and highlights right here at

Remember that will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 262 fight card right here, starting with the early ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6:15 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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