Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) today released the cold open for the upcoming UFC 266: “Volkanovski vs. Ortega” pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for this Sat. night (Sept. 25, 2021) inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, headlined by the featherweight title fight between Alexander Volkanovski (c) and Brian Ortega.
In the women’s flyweight championship co-main event, Valentina Shevchenko looks to continue her winning ways opposite “Lucky” 125-pound contender Lauren Murphy. In addition, welterweight “legend” Nick Diaz makes his Octagon return in a middleweight rematch opposite longtime rival “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler.
Actor Ron Perlman is here to tell you all about it in the “cold open” video above.
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