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Even Charles Oliveira’s horses are champions | UFC 289 ‘Embedded’ Ep. 2

Episode two of “Embedded” has dropped ahead of this weekend’s (Sat., June 10, 2023) UFC 289 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which is locked and loaded for Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Women’s Bantamweight and Featherweight champion, Amanda Nunes, will put her 135-pound strap on the line against Mexican-born sensation, Irene Aldana, who stepped up to the plate to fill the void left behind by Julianna Pena.

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MASSIVE MIDDLEWEIGHT MATCH! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) makes its highly anticipated return to Sydney, Australia, for the first time in five years on Sat., Sept. 9, 2023, with a 185-pound world title fight inside Qudos Bank Arena. In the ESPN+-streamed pay-per-view (PPV) main event, Middleweight roost-ruler, Israel Adesanya, plans to silence No. 5-seeded contender, Sean Strickland. In UFC 293’s hard-hitting Heavyweight co-main event, No-6-ranked fan favorite, Tai Tuivasa, locks horns with towering Russian, Alexander Volkov (No. 8).

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In the co-main event of the evening, former Lightweight champion, Charles Oliveira, will attempt to get back to the big dance when he battels Beneil Dariush, the dark horse of the division, who is eying a shot at the top prize himself if he can collect his ninth straight win.

Each of the main players are wrapping up the final details during the always-hectic fight week, and as always the ever-present cameras of “Embedded” are on hand to give you a behind-the-scenes look at all of the madness.

From the official YouTube description:

Charles Oliveira changes his look. Beneil Dariush and champ-champ Amanda Nunes travel with their families. Nate Landwehr readies for fight week. Irene Aldana introduces her cats.

To see episode one click here.

UFC 289 will also include Eryk Anders taking on Marc-Andre Barriault in a Middleweight affair, while Chris Curtis takes on Nassourdine Imavov.

Remember that will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 289 fight card right here, starting with the early ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard 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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