UFC 218 Embedded: Vlog Series Episode 5 – On Episode 5 of UFC 218 Embedded, featherweight champion Max Holloway hones in on his boxing. Lightweight contender Justin Gaethje recalls an early interaction with the champ and enjoys a sushi dinner. His opponent Eddie Alvarez is high energy at the official media day, while heavyweights Francis Ngannou and Alistair Overeem take a more subdued approach. Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo reaffirms his plan to win the title rematch, then meets with women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg and boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields. Thursday evening, the serious weight cutting begins for “Blessed.” UFC 218 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the featherweight championship rematch at UFC 218 on Saturday, December 2nd on Pay-Per-View.
Main Card (PPV)
UFC Featherweight Championship: Max Holloway (c) vs. José Aldo
Heavyweight Alistair Overeem vs. Francis Ngannou
Flyweight Henry Cejudo vs. Sergio Pettis
Lightweight Eddie Alvarez vs. Justin Gaethje
Women’s Strawweight Tecia Torres vs. Michelle Waterson
Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)
Lightweight Charles Oliveira vs. Paul Felder
Welterweight Alex Oliveira vs. Yancy Medeiros
Lightweight David Teymur vs. Drakkar Klose
Women’s Strawweight Felice Herrig vs. Cortney Casey
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Welterweight Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Sabah Homasi
Light Heavyweight Jeremy Kimball vs. Dominick Reyes
Heavyweight Justin Willis vs. Allen Crowder
Women’s Strawweight Amanda Cooper vs. Angela Magaña
UFC 218: Holloway vs. Aldo 2 will be held on December 2, 2017 at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The will mark the 3rd visit to the Metro Detroit area, the first being UFC 123 in November 2010 and the event will be the first visit at the newly-built arena.
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