The UFC returns with its fifth pay-per-view of 2024, which suggests the favored “Embedded” combat week video collection is right here to doc what’s occurring behind the scenes.

UFC 301 (pay-per-view, ESPN, ESPN+) takes place Saturday at Farmasi Enviornment in Rio de Janeiro.

In the primary occasion, Brazilian flyweight champion Alexandre Pantoja (27-5 MMA, 11-3 UFC) places his title on the road in opposition to Steve Erceg (12-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC). And within the co-main occasion, former featherweight champion Jose Aldo (31-8 MMA, 13-7 UFC) ends his retirement for another combat in Rio in opposition to Jonathan Martinez (19-4 MMA, 10-3 UFC).

The third episode of “Embedded” follows the featured fighters whereas they prepare for combat week. Right here is the UFC’s description of the episode from YouTube:

Steve Erceg hits a road occasion. Caio Borralho trains. Karolina Kowalkiewicz embraces the solar. Michel Pereira will get PT and recreation plans. Alessandro Costa desires huge with Diego Lopes. Champ Alexandre Pantoja faces off with Erceg.

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