By: MMA Junkie Staff |
January 17, 2020 3: 30 pm
The UFC’s first pay-per-view of the year takes place Saturday with UFC 246, and the promotion’s popular “Embedded” series returns to get you ready.
UFC 246 takes place Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+.
In the main event, former simultaneous featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor (21-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC) returns after a 15-month absence to take on Donald Cerrone (36-13 MMA, 23-10 UFC) in a welterweight bout. In the co-feature, former women’s bantamweight champ Holly Holm (12-5 MMA, 5-5 UFC) meets Raquel Pennington (10-7 MMA, 7-4 UFC).
The fifth episode of “Embedded” follows the big-name stars at the top of the card as they arrive in Las Vegas. Here’s the UFC’s description:
On Episode 5 of UFC 246 Embedded, welterweight headliner Donald Cerrone recovers at the Performance Institute alongside flyweights Maycee Barber and Sabino Mazo and Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin. Strawweight Alexa Grasso prepares to fight one of her heroes, and Conor McGregor enjoys fight week as a welterweight. At Ultimate Media Day, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis and Diego Ferreira face off, as do Holly Holm and Raquel Pennington. UFC 246 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the return of Conor McGregor on Saturday, January 18th. Order the Pay-Per-View at ESPNPlus.com/PPV
‘UFC 246 Embedded,’ No. 1: Conor McGregor, Donald Cerrone arrive in Vegas in style
‘UFC 246 Embedded,’ No. 2: Donald Cerrone enjoys night out in ‘redneck central’ of Las Vegas
‘UFC 246 Embedded,’ No. 3: Conor McGregor actually loves that Reebok walkout T-shirt
‘UFC 246 Embedded,’ No. 4: Fashionistas Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone