On episode two of UFC 224 Embedded, middleweight Lyoto Machida relishes the beauty of his home country. Women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes runs indoors with her girlfriend, strawweight Nina Ansaroff.
Middleweight Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza arrives in Brazil and has a friendly interaction with the coach of his opponent, Kelvin Gastelum, who manages to enjoy his time in hostile territory. Strawweight Amanda Cooper discusses her baby food diet.
After an outdoor workout, Nunes and Ansaroff run into a friend and former teammate, strawweight Tecia Torres – who just happens to be engaged to Nunes’ opponent, Raquel Pennington.
UFC 224 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the women’s bantamweight championship at UFC 224 on Saturday.
Below is the current fight card:
MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)
UFC Female Bantamweight Championship
Amanda Nunes (c) vs. Raquel Pennington
Middleweight: Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs. Kelvin Gastelum
Strawweight: Mackenzie Dern vs. Amanda Cooper
Bantamweight: John Lineker vs. Brian Kelleher
Middleweight: Lyoto Machida vs. Vitor Belfort
PRELIMINARY CARD (FX/8 p.m. ET)
Middleweight: Cezar Ferreira vs. Karl Roberson
Heavyweight: Aleksei Oliynik vs. Junior Albini
Lightweight: Davi Ramos vs. Nick Hein
Welterweight: Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Sean Strickland
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6:30 p.m. ET)
Welterweight: Warlley Alves vs. Sultan Aliev
Middleweight: Thales Leites vs. Jack Hermansson
Welterweight: Alberto Mina vs. Ramazan Emeev