On episode five of UFC 226 Embedded, welterweights Mike Perry and Paul Felder exchange words and lightweights Anthony Pettis and Michael Chiesa face off at Ultimate Media Day.
The card’s heavyweights head to the press conference, where headliner Daniel Cormier and co-main event star Derrick Lewis develop an unlikely rivalry that entertains fans. UFC President Dana White, Las Vegas mayor Carolyn Goodman and former champion Dominick Cruz are among the guests backstage.
Meanwhile, heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and Lewis’ opponent Francis Ngannou make nice after their January title war.
UFC 226 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the champion vs. champion superfight on Saturday.
Below is the fight card:
MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)
UFC Heavyweight Championship
Stipe Miocic (c) vs. Daniel Cormier
Heavyweight: Derrick Lewis vs. Francis Ngannou
Lightweight: Anthony Pettis vs. Michael Chiesa
Light Heavyweight: Gokhan Saki vs. Khalil Rountree Jr.
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)
Middleweight: Uriah Hall vs. Paulo Costa
Welterweight: Paul Felder vs. Mike Perry
Bantamweight: Raphael Assuncao vs. Rob Font
Welterweight: Curtis Millender vs. Max Griffin
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6:30 p.m. ET)
Lightweight: Dan Hooker vs. Gilbert Burns
Lightweight: Lando Vannata vs. Drakkar Klose
Strawweight: Jamie Moyle vs. Emily Whitmire