– We get to look some lighter moments in the second one episode of UFC 229 Embedded, as light-weight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov takes phase in some BJJ and BBQ with the Las Vegas department of his MMA circle of relatives. Nurmagomedov defends his identify in opposition to Conor McGregor this Saturday evening.
Also within the video above, McGregor heads to the UFC Performance Institute, Tony Ferguson remains sharp with basketball and rola bola, Anthony Pettis remains with reference to home in Milwaukee and Michelle Waterson displays off her vocal cords.
– The UFC feminine flyweight identify might be at the line at UFC 230 now, because the promotion has signed Valentina Shevchenko to stand Sijara Eubanks. The fight takes the primary tournament function for the November display from Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Shevchenko was once to stand Joanna Jedrzejczyk later this year for the belt, which was once vacated when officers stripped Nicco Montano. Shevchenko and Montano had been scheduled for UFC 228 in September.
Eubanks was once a finalist on The Ultimate Fighter and set to fulfill Montano for the identify, however kidney failure throughout her weight minimize pressured her out. She went directly to win her UFC debut over Lauren Murphy previous this year.
– The UFC took a lot of hits over the verdict to position Valentina Shevchenko and Sijara Eubanks into the primary tournament function of UFC 230 over Nate Diaz-Dustin Poirier or Chris Weidman-Luke Rockhold. One of those that spoke out was once Joe Rogan, who admitted he does not even know who Eubanks is.
“No offense but I don’t even know who Sijara Eubanks is and I’m the commentator for the UFC”
— Damon Martin (@DamonMartin) October 2, 2018