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UFC 245 ‘Embedded’ videos, Ep. 5 & 6: Usman, Covington come together for final faceoffs

We are just hours away from one of the biggest fight cards of the year as UFC 245 sets sail later tonight (Sat., Dec. 14, 2019) live on ESPN+ PPV from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The PPV card will be led by a welterweight title fight between champion Kamaru Usman and top contender Colby Covington, while Max Holloway vs. Alexander Volkanovski and Amanda Nunes vs. Germaine de Randamie 2 title fights round out the action.

In preparation for the UFC 245 madness, which also includes the return of MMA legends Jose Aldo and Urijah Faber, the promotion has released and latest and greatest episodes of UFC 245 “Embedded.” Be sure to catch all the behind-the-scenes action below as combat fans prepare for one of the best nights of fight in a long time.

Here is episode five. The official YouTube description is as follows:

On Episode 5 of UFC 245 Embedded, welterweight champion Kamaru Usman receives support from heavyweight Francis Ngannou. Featherweight champion Max Holloway gets a haircut from his longtime barber, and opponent Alexander Volkanovski does an outdoor photo shoot. Bantamweight Hall of Famer Urijah Faber feels fresh ahead of a bout in which he’s the underdog. The stars of the night’s three title fights attend Ultimate Media Day for interviews and faceoffs. Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and Germaine de Randamie have kind words for one another ahead of their championship bout, but the opposite is true for Usman and Colby Covington. UFC 245 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the three title fights taking place Saturday December 14. Order the Pay-Per-View at ESPNPlus.com/PPV

Here is episode six. The official YouTube description is below:

On Episode 6 of UFC 245 Embedded, featherweight contender Alexander Volkanovski trains at the UFC Performance Institute accompanied by middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. Everyone on Friday morning makes weight at the UFC 245: Official weigh-ins. Afterwards featherweight champion Max Holloway retreats to his room to eat a meal, and get “cupcake wasted.” Then it’s a final flex-and-faceoff for the crowd at the ceremonial weigh-ins. UFC 245 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the three title fights taking place Saturday December 14. Order the Pay-Per-View at ESPNPlus.com/PPV

If you missed Episodes 1, 2, 3, or 4 of UFC 245 “Embedded” click here, here, here, and here.

MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 245 fight card this weekend RIGHT HERE, starting with the Fight Pass/ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6:15 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on ESPN 2 at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+.

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