On episode three of UFC 237 Embedded, strawweight champion Rose Namajunas finally gets some downtime on the long flight to Rio. Title challenger Jessica Andrade gets pushed in the workout room, then live streams with legendary light heavyweight Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.
Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo and opponent Alexander Volkanovski keep their skills sharp ahead of their pivotal clash. Middleweight Jared Cannonier lands to bad news about his family and luggage. Aldo and former middleweight champion Anderson Silva receive heroes’ welcomes at the host hotel, with fans, employees and fellow fighters paying their respects.
UFC 237 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the world strawweight title fight taking place Saturday on Pay-Per-View on ESPN+.
On episode four of UFC 237 Embedded, Andrade recuperates in her room with cupping therapy, as champion Namajunas and fiancé Pat Barry recount past overseas misadventures. Former middleweight champion Silva sharpens his BJJ ahead of his showdown with Cannonier. Featherweight Volkanovski goes shoe shopping and gazes longingly at the food court. Then the headlining athletes join Silva and fellow great Aldo at a packed mall for open workouts.