BRAZIL (Sat, June 3, 2017)– UFC 212: (C) Jose Aldo vs. (IC)Max Holloway takes place at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass. The UFC returns this week with UFC 212, and the promotion has rolled out its “Embedded” treatment for a preview of Saturday’s pay-per-view event.
In the main event, current champ Jose Aldo will take on interim titleholder Max Holloway to unify the 145-pound belt. In the co-main event, Claudia Gadelha will go against Karolina Kowalkiewicz. The promotion started off with Countdown to UFC 212 to promote this event. The UFC will continue to promote with their online series Embedded Vlogs and you can watch episode 6 below.
From the official YouTube description:
On Episode 6 of UFC 212 Embedded, strawweight opponents Claudia Gadelha and Karolina Kowalkiewicz preview their upcoming fights and then face off at media day; interim champion Max Holloway and featherweight champion Jose Aldo both reveal their plans for keeping the belt; and former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz joins the festivities. Holloway gets in a final training session with teammate and fellow fighter Yancy Medeiros, while Aldo relies on the trust he has in longtime coach Andre Pederneiras as he cuts weight. Gadelha and Kowalkiewicz’ weight cuts go smoothly, and all of the fighters hit their target numbers at Friday’s official weigh-in. Later in the day the competitors have one final faceoff in front of fans before fight night. UFC 212 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to featherweight title unification bout at UFC 212: Aldo vs. Holloway, taking place Saturday, June 3 on Pay-Per-View.
(Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
- For the featherweight title unification bout: (C) Jose Aldo vs. (IC)Max Holloway
- 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
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