UFC 229 Embedded – Episodes 3, 4 and 5 (VIDEO)
On Episode 3 of UFC 229 Embedded, two-division champion Conor McGregor arrives in style for autographs and drills at UFC headquarters. Former lightweight champion Tony Ferguson gets light therapy, as opponent Anthony Pettis journeys to Las Vegas alongside his brother, UFC 229 flyweight Sergio Pettis. More main card fighters check in, including strawweights Michelle Waterson and Felice Herrig and heavyweights Derrick Lewis and Alexander Volkov. Post-photo shoot, lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov gets a first look at the custom jewelry he inspired.
On Episode 4 of UFC 229 Embedded, Michelle Waterson talks life at strawweight during a workout at the UFC PI. Former lightweight champions Anthony Pettis and Tony Ferguson train ferociously for their upcoming showdown. Heavyweight Derrick Lewis picks up a good luck hat. Two-division champion Conor McGregor loads his family up for a ride to open workouts, where he and lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov whip the crowd into a frenzy.
On Episode 5 of UFC 229 Embedded, opponents sound off at Ultimate Media Day before facing off. Matchups include former lightweight champions Tony Ferguson and Anthony Pettis, strawweights Felice Herrig, and Michelle Waterson and heavyweights Derrick Lewis and Alexander Volkov. At a packed press conference that afternoon, lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and two-division champion Conor McGregor say their pieces but don’t share a stage; Nurmagomedov sticks to his schedule and leaves long before fashionably late McGregor gets to the Las Vegas Strip.