The UFC returns to pay-per-take into fable this Saturday with UFC 263, that methodology the common “Embedded” fight week series is relief in addition.
UFC 263 takes assert at Gila River Area in Glendale, Ariz. The principle card airs are residing on ESPN + pay-per-take into fable, with prelims on ESPN and early prelims on ESPN+.
The principle occasion is middleweight champion Israel Adesanya (20-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) coping with Marvin Vettori (17-3-1 MMA, 7-2-1 UFC) in a rematch from their reduce up resolution in 2018. This time, the stakes are great increased with the title on the line.
The co-main occasion is a title rematch within the flyweight division, as champ Deiveson Figueiredo (20-1-1 MMA, 9-1-1 UFC) appears to be like to be to shield his title against Brandon Moreno (18-5-2 MMA, 6-2-2 UFC). Their first meeting became once one of many ideally suited fights of 2020, ensuing in a map.
The third featured bout is a non-title, five-spherical fight between fan favourite Nate Diaz (20-12 MMA, 15-10 UFC) and Leon Edwards (18-3 MMA, 10-2 UFC), which became once within the starting keep scheduled to put off assert at UFC 262.
The 2nd episode of “Embedded” follows the featured rivals during fight week. Right here’s the outline from YouTube:
Marvin Vettori sharpens his boxing and BJJ abilities, and enjoys an Italian-model meal from his nutritionist. Champ Israel Adesanya cools off within the pool old to coaching with teammate Brad Riddell. Deiveson Figueiredo takes a rematch personally.