UFC 249 Embedded: Firing Up For Start Of Fight Week
Check out the first episode of the UFC 249 Embedded series featuring a look at the fighters set for action this Saturday night.
Here we go, folks, as UFC 249 is coming up on the horizon very quickly.
Set for Saturday night from Jacksonville, Florida, the card features Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje meeting for the interim UFC lightweight title live on ESPN+ pay-per-view.
Also, Dominick Cruz returns to challenge Henry Cejudo for the bantamweight belt.
This marks the first UFC event since March due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
As a way to get you in the mood, the UFC is bringing back the “Embedded” series, releasing the first installment via YouTube.
UFC 249 Embedded, Episode One
In Las Vegas, Francis Ngannou continues his extended training camp and UFC President Dana White does interviews.
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Headliner Justin Gaethje truncates his preparation, and opponent Tony Ferguson arrives in Florida for a unique fight week.
UFC 249 Fight Card
MAIN CARD (ESPN+ Pay-Per-View)
Interim UFC Lightweight Championship
Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje
UFC Bantamweight Championship
Henry Cejudo (c) vs. Dominick Cruz
Welterweight: Donald Cerrone vs. Anthony Pettis
Heavyweight: Alexey Oleinik vs. Fabricio Werdum
Strawweight: Carla Esparza vs. Michelle Waterson
Middleweight: Uriah Hall vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza
Welterweight: Vicente Luque vs. Niko Price
Featherweight: Bryce Mitchell vs. Charles Rosa
Light Heavyweight: Ryan Spann vs. Sam Alvey