Episode 5 of UFC 223 Embedded

Brooklyn, N.Y. (Fri, April 6, 2018)– UFC 223 will take place on Saturday April 7, 2018 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. The main card will air on pay-per-view while the prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.

Its fight week and the promotion has rolled out its online series “Embedded” and you can watch the full episodes here on FightBookMMA. We will have them as soon as the promotion makes them available. Below you can watch Episode #5.

In the main event, Al Iaquinta (13-3-1 MMA, 8-2 UFC) will take on Khabib Nurmagomedov (25-0 MMA, 9-0 UFC) for the undisputed lightweight title. In the co-main event, women’s strawweight champion Rose Namajunas(7-3 MMA, 5-2 UFC) will defend her title in a rematch with Joanna Jedrzejczyk (14-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC).

Official UFC YouTube description:

On Episode 5 of UFC 223 Embedded, lightweight champion Conor McGregor unexpectedly arrives, causing a disruption on the loading dock. Dana White checks in with athletes affected by the incident and addresses the situation. The UFC celebrates its 25th anniversary by visiting the New York Stock Exchange. Ragin’ Al Iaquinta steps in to take on Khabib Nurmagomedov in the main event. UFC 223 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the two championship bouts at UFC 223: Khabib vs. Iaquinta on Saturday, April 7 on Pay-Per-View.

UFC 223: Al Iaquinta vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Fight Card:


(Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)

For the lightweight title: Al Iaquinta vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

For women’s strawweight title: Champ Rose Namajunas vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Calvin Kattar vs. Renato Moicano

Michael Chiesa vs. Anthony Pettis

Paul Felder vs. Al Iaquinta


(FS1, 8 p.m. ET)

Felice Herrig vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz

Ray Borg vs. Brandon Moreno

Chris Gruetzemacher vs. Joe Lauzon

Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Evan Dunham


(UFC Fight Pass, 6:15 p.m. ET)

Alex Caceres vs. Artem Lobov – REMOVED FROM CARD

Ashlee Evans-Smith vs. Bec Rawlings

Devin Clark vs. Michael Rodriguez

Kyle Bochniak vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov

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