We are just days away from UFC 280 and Islam Makhachev meeting Charles Oliveira for the UFC lightweight title.
The event takes place Saturday live on ESPN+ pay-per-view from the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.
Oliveira was stripped of the belt earlier this year after missing weight, but went on to defeat Justin Gaethje that night.
Check out the latest Countdown episode along with the Embedded series for the event in the videos below:
Countdown to UFC 280
UFC 280 Countdown previews two title fights, as former lightweight king Charles Oliveira battles Islam Makhachev, and bantamweight champ Aljamain Sterling squares off with TJ Dillashaw. Plus, bantamweights clash as Petr Yan takes on Sean O’Malley.
UFC 280 Embedded, Episode One
Charles Oliveira likes his odds against Islam Makhachev, who plans to start a championship legacy. Aljamain Sterling trains with fellow champ Leon Edwards. Sean O’Malley sticks to basics. Petr Yan plans his path back to the title. UFC 280 is on Saturday, October 22.
UFC 280 Embedded, Episode Two
Islam Makhachev gets a visit from Hasbulla Magomedov. Charles Oliveira celebrates his birthday. Champ Aljamain Sterling pushes himself. Sean O’Malley steps outside his comfort zone. The headliners cross paths in the hotel lobby. UFC 280 is on Saturday, October 22.