WATCH: UFC 231 Countdown Full Episode – Holloway vs. Ortega (VIDEO)

UFC 231 poster - Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship continues a busy December on Saturday, December 8 with UFC 231. The pay-per-view event in Toronto is headlined by a championship doubleheader. In the main event, featherweight champion Max Holloway returns to action for a thrilling matchup against undefeated challenger Brian Ortega in one of the best matchups on paper of the year.

In the co-main event, former women’s bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko goes head-to-head with former strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk for the UFC’s vacant women’s flyweight title.

Ahead of Saturday night’s pay-per-view, the UFC released the UFC 231: Countdown episode which gives an all-access look at the fighters as they go through their fight camps and prepare for the biggest bouts of their lives. From last-minute training to a look at their everyday life, UFC 231: Countdown gives fans a look behind-the-scenes at what it takes to make a world class fighter.

You can check out the full episode of UFC 231: Countdown below along with the full fight card for Saturday’s pay-per-view.


UFC 231: Countdown – Full Episode

Go inside the lives and training camps of four extraordinary athletes preparing for UFC 231. UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway defends his title against rising star Brian Ortega. Also, a battle for the vacant UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship between former UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk and former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship challenger Valentina Shevchenko.


UFC 231 Viewing Information & Details

Event: UFC 231: Holloway vs. Ortega
Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Venue: Scotiabank Arena
Main Card Time: 10:00 p.m. ET
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass, FOX Sports 1, Pay-per-view


UFC 231 Fight Card

MAIN CARD (10:00 p.m. ET, pay-per-view)

  • Champ Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega – for featherweight title
  • Valentina Shevchenko vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk – for vacant women’s flyweight title
  • Jimi Manuwa vs. Thiago “Marreta” Santos
  • Gunnar Nelson vs. Alex Oliveira
  • Kyle Bochniak vs. Hakeem Dawodu

PRELIMINARY CARD (8:00 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1)

  • Nina Ansaroff vs. Claudia Gadelha
  • Katlyn Chookagian vs. Jessica Eye
  • Eryk Anders vs. Elias Theodorou
  • Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Gilbert Burns

PRELIMINARY CARD (6:00 p.m. ET, UFC Fight Pass)

  • Devin Clark vs. Aleksandar Rakic
  • Brad Katona vs. Matthew Lopez
  • Chad Laprise vs. Dhiego Lima
  • Diego Ferreira vs. John Makdessi
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