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The UFC has three championship belts on the line Saturday.
UFC 259 takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on ESPN+.
In the UFC 259 main event, middleweight champion Israel Adesanya (20-0 MMA, 9-0 UFC) moves up to light heavyweight division to challenge champion Jan Blachowicz (27-8 MMA, 10-5 UFC) in an attempt to become a two-division champion. Women’s dual champ Amanda Nunes (20-4 MMA, 13-1 UFC) defends her featherweight title against Megan Anderson (10-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC). And bantamweight titleholder Petr Yan (15-1 MMA, 7-0 UFC) makes his first defense against Aljamain Sterling (19-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC).
The first episode of “Embedded” follows all the big stars who will compete at UFC 259. Here’s the UFC’s description from YouTube:
Champ Jan Blachowicz celebrates his birthday and goes mountain biking. Amanda Nunes takes her daughter to work. Aljamain Sterling unwinds in his second home. Champ Israel Adesanya arrives in Las Vegas.