UFC 259 ‘Embedded,’ No. 2: ‘We should drink some before the fight like Costa’

MMA Junkie Staff
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The UFC has three championships 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 to light heavyweight 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). Also, bantamweight titleholder Petr Yan (15-1 MMA, 7-0 UFC) makes his first defense against Aljamain Sterling (19-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC).

The second episode of “Embedded” follows all the big stars who will compete at UFC 259. Here’s the UFC’s description from YouTube:

“Jan Blachowicz visits Hoover Dam. Petr Yan, Islam Makhachev and Aleksandar Rakić put in time at the UFC PI. Israel Adesanya arrives in Las Vegas. Aljamain Sterling impresses his teammates during a training session.”

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