Trevor Wittman balances Kamaru Usman, Rose Namajunas training
The UFC is back on pay-per-view this Saturday with 3 title battles at UFC 261, and the promo is getting fans prepared with its popular “Embedded” series.
UFC 261 occurs at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. The primary card streams on ESPN+ pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on ESPN+.
In the primary occasion, welterweight champ Kamaru Usman protects his title in a rematch with Jorge Masvidal. In the co-headliner, females’s flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko goes for her 5th successive title defense when she handles Jessica Andrade. A 3rd title battle likewise sees Zhang Weili protect her strawweight crown versus ex-champ Rose Namajunas.
Video: UFC 261 ‘Countdown’ for Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal 2
Video: UFC 261 ‘Countdown’ for Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas
Video: UFC 261 ‘Countdown’ for Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jessica Andrade
The very first episode of “Embedded” follows the huge stars who will contend at UFC 261. Here’s the UFC’s description from YouTube:
Rose Namajunas and Kamaru Usman train with Justin Gaethje for their upcoming title battles, delighted to have fans in presence once again. Namajunas recuperates with an ice bath and group pedicures. Champ Zhang Weili gets here in Jacksonville.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.