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Catch Up On UFC 244’s Embedded Series Featuring Nate Diaz, Jorge Masvidal

Check out the first four episodes in the UFC 244 Embedded series leading up to Saturday night's pay-per-view card from Madison Square Garden.

As they always do before big events, the UFC has released a handful of episodes in its Embedded series.

The show spotlights the top fighters set for action.

In the latest edition is UFC 244, which will see Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal battle for the “BMF” title. The event takes place Saturday from New York City and Madison Square Garden, marking the 500th event.

Check out the first four episodes released in the vlog series below, along with the current fight card for Saturday’s pay-per-view event.

UFC 244 Embedded, Episode 1

On episode one of UFC 244 Embedded, middleweight Kelvin Gastelum wraps up training camp for his fight against Darren Till with sparring and a family meal.

Headlining welterweight Jorge Masvidal travels via private plane alongside his father, coach Mike Brown, and UFC 244 heavyweight Andrei Arlovski.

Brazilian light heavyweight Johnny Walker reports for duty, eager to take on Ultimate Fighter winner Corey Anderson.

UFC 244 Embedded, Episode 2

On episode two of UFC 244 Embedded, a high-energy Kelvin Gastelum lands in New York City. Light heavyweight Johnny Walker ventures into Times Square in search of a haircut.

Welterweight Jorge Masvidal impersonates a pop star and greets fans before joining his team, including heavyweight Andrei Arlovski, for a suit fitting.

UFC 244 Embedded, Episode 3

On episode three of UFC 244 Embedded, middleweight Kelvin Gastelum takes a call from lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Light heavyweight opponents Corey Anderson and Johnny Walker check in for fight week, as does honorary New Yorker Stephen Thompson.

Welterweight Jorge Masvidal makes the rounds at ESPN, and inimitable headliner Nate Diaz opens up about hat position and childhood banana vandalism.

UFC 244 Embedded, Episode 4

On episode four of UFC 244 Embedded, welterweight Stephen “Wonderboy Thompson” trains with his coach and father; middleweight Kelvin Gastelum trains at the facility belonging to Renzo Gracie, whose grandfather created BJJ.

Fans rally behind both coasts at the open workouts, where headliners Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz entertain with words.

UFC 244: Masvidal Vs. Diaz Fight Card

MAIN CARD (ESPN+ Pay-Per-View)

Welterweight: Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz

Middleweight: Kelvin Gastelum vs. Darren Till

Welterweight: Stephen Thompson vs. Vicente Luque

Heavyweight: Derrick Lewis vs. Blagoy Ivanov

Lightweight: Kevin Lee vs. Gregor Gillespie

PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN2)

Light Heavyweight: Corey Anderson vs. Johnny Walker

Featherweight: Shane Burgos vs. Makwan Amirkhani

Middleweight: Brad Tavares vs. Edmen Shahbazyan

Heavyweight: Andrei Arlovski vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass)

Female Flyweight: Jennifer Maia vs. Katlyn Chookagian

Welterweight: Lyman Good vs. Chance Rencountre

Featherweight: Julio Arce vs. Hakeem Dawodu

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