On episode three of UFC 225 Embedded, interim welterweight title contender Colby Covington talks about the downside of his bad-guy persona, and middleweight champion Robert Whittaker destresses with a favorite pastime.
Heavyweight Tai Tuivasa continues his Chicago takeover to the point that he steps in as tour guide. Fighters check in, including featherweight Megan Anderson and middleweight title challenger Yoel Romero, and the Australians on the card brave a cold-weather photo shoot.
Chicago’s own UFC 225 stars CM Punk and Clay Guida provide musical entertainment at a Cubs game.
UFC 225 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the two world title fights on Saturday
Below is the current fight card:
MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)
UFC Middleweight Championship
Robert Whittaker (c) vs. Yoel Romero
Interim UFC Welterweight Championship
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Colby Covington
Female Featherweight: Holly Holm vs. Megan Anderson
Heavyweight: Andrei Arlovski vs. Tai Tuivasa
Welterweight: CM Punk vs. Mike Jackson
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)
Heavyweight: Alistair Overeem vs. Curtis Blaydes
Strawweight: Claudia Gadelha vs. Carla Esparza
Featherweight: Ricardo Lamas vs. Mirsad Bektic
Heavyweight: Rashad Coulter vs. Chris de la Rocha
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6 p.m. ET)
Light Heavyweight: Rashad Evans vs. Anthony Smith
Flyweight: Joseph Benavidez vs. Sergio Pettis
Lightweight: Clay Guida vs. Charles Oliveira
Featherweight: Mike Santiago vs. Dan Ige