On episode one of UFC 225 Embedded, former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos does media leading up to his interim title shot in a second weight class.
Welterweight opponent Colby Covington continues his training at American Top Team, where he declares himself “King of Brazil,” then packs for his trip.
Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker gets his bearings with secret stretches in the event’s host city of Chicago.
UFC 225 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the two title fights on Saturday from the United Center in Chicago. Below is the current fight card for the event:
MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)
UFC Middleweight Championship
Robert Whittaker (c) vs. Yoel Romero
Interim UFC Welterweight Championship
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Colby Covington
Female Featherweight: Holly Holm vs. Megan Anderson
Heavyweight: Andrei Arlovski vs. Tai Tuivasa
Welterweight: CM Punk vs. Mike Jackson
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)
Heavyweight: Alistair Overeem vs. Curtis Blaydes
Strawweight: Claudia Gadelha vs. Carla Esparza
Featherweight: Ricardo Lamas vs. Mirsad Bektic
Heavyweight: Rashad Coulter vs. Chris de la Rocha
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6 p.m. ET)
Light Heavyweight: Rashad Evans vs. Anthony Smith
Flyweight: Joseph Benavidez vs. Sergio Pettis
Lightweight: Clay Guida vs. Charles Oliveira
Featherweight: Mike Santiago vs. Dan Ige
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