UFC 261 ‘Embedded,’ No. 3: Jorge Masvidal arrives on private jet, still ‘thugged-out motherf*cker’

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The UFC is back on pay-per-view Saturday with three title fights at UFC 261, and the promotion is getting fans ready with its popular “Embedded” series.

UFC 261 takes place Saturday at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on ESPN+.

In the main event, welterweight champion Kamaru Usman defends his title in a rematch with Jorge Masvidal. In the co-headliner, women’s flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko aims for her fifth consecutive title defense when she takes on Jessica Andrade. A third title fight also sees Zhang Weili defend her strawweight crown against ex-champ Rose Namajunas.

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The third episode of “Embedded” follows the big stars who will compete at UFC 261. Here’s the UFC’s description from YouTube:

Champion Valentina Shevchenko trains with her sister, then leads her coach on an outdoor run. Champion Zhang Weili does interviews. Jessica Andrade, Jorge Masvidal, Chris Weidman and Alex Oliveira arrive. Champ Kamaru Usman racks up fight week wins.

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