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UFC 274 ‘Embedded’ video (Ep. 2): ‘It’s a lot of history’

In addition to the Charles Oliveira vs. Justin Gaethje lightweight title fight, the UFC 274 pay-per-view (PPV) event will also feature strawweight champion Rose Namajunas defending her strap against former 115-pound titleholder Carla Esparza, a rematch from The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 Finale that ended in favor of “Cookie Monster.”

UFC 274 takes place this Sat. night (May 7) inside inside Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

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CHAMPIONSHIP DOUBLE-DIP! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to “The Fight Mecca,” Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y., on Sat., Nov. 12, 2022, featuring two highly-anticipated championship showdowns. In UFC 281’s pay-per-view (PPV) main event, Middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, will look to settle the score with former kickboxing foe and No. 5-seeded contender, Alex Pereira. In the ESPN+-streamed PPV co-main event, women’s Strawweight champion, Carla Esparza, intends to defend her newly-won title for the first time against former champion and No. 2-ranked contender, Zhang Weili.

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“Since Carla and I fought, the strawweight division, the championship belt has changed hands a few different times and here I am on my second defense,” Namajunas said on Episode 2 of UFC 274 Embedded. “I fought all of the other champions so far and all I have is left is Carla to beat. It’s a lot of history, it’s cool to be a part of and I look forward to performing.”

For Episode 1 of UFC 274 Embedded click here.

Elsewhere on the UFC 274 fight card, former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Michael Chandler looks to prove he belongs at the top of the 155-pound mountain by turning away former UFC interim lightweight titleholder Tony Ferguson.

For a closer look at the finalized UFC 274 fight card and PPV lineup click here.

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