UFC 212 takes place Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with a featherweight unification bout between champion Jose Aldo and interim title holder Max Holloway set to headline the event.
Ahead of this weekend’s pay-per-view, the UFC released the latest episode of UFC 212 Embedded.
In Episode 3, fighters begin arriving to Rio for fight week activities and of course some fighters made the trip to see the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue.
Check out the latest episode of UFC 212 Embedded below:
On Episode 3 of UFC 212 Embedded, headlining champion Max Holloway is joined by UFC 212 welterweight Yancy Medeiros on a trip to the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue. Middleweight Oluwale Bamgbose embraces the culture of his host city, as his foe Paulo Borrachinha eats a home-cooked meal. Bantamweight Raphael Assuncao keeps his training on schedule, while debuting opponent Marlon Moraes is energized by his homecoming. Legendary middleweight Vitor Belfort arrives in Rio with a canine companion, and opponent Nate Marquardt recalls a Brazil trip that didn’t quite go as planned. Strawweight Claudia Gadelha multitasks while signing autographs, strawweight Karolina Kowalkiewicz visits the UFC’s version of Santa Claus, and featherweight champion Jose Aldo checks in, excited for a hometown title unification bout.
UFC 212 Fight Card
Main Card (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
- UFC featherweight champion – Jose Aldo vs. interim champion Max Holloway – featherweight title unification bout
- Claudia Gadelha vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz
- Vitor Belfort vs. Nate Marquardt
- Paulo Borrachinha vs. Oluwale Bamgbose
- Yancy Medeiros vs. Erick Silva
Fox Sports 1 Prelims (Fox Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET)
- Raphael Assuncao vs. Marlon Moraes
- Antonio Carlos Junior vs. Eric Spicely
- Johnny Eduardo vs. Matthew Lopez
- Iuri Alcantara vs. Brian Kelleher
UFC Fight Pass Prelims (UFC Fight Pass, 6:30 p.m. ET)
- Jamie Moyle vs. Viviane Pereira
- Luan Chagas vs. Jim Wallhead
- Marco Beltran vs. Deiveson Figueiredo