UFC 231 Videos: Embedded Episodes & Must-See Preview

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to pay-per-view on Saturday, December 8 with the highly-anticipated UFC 231 event which features a championship doubleheader. The event is headlined by a featherweight title fight between current champion Max Holloway and undefeated challenger Brian Ortega.
In the co-main event, former women’s bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko and former strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk go toe-to-toe.
Ahead of this weekend’s event, the UFC uploaded its behind-the-scenes YouTube series “UFC Embedded” to give you an up-close look at what the fighters go through on fight week as they make their final preparations for Saturday night.
Below is all of the information you will need leading up to the fight, including every episode of UFC 230 Embedded.

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 Embedded, Episode 1

On Episode 1 of UFC 231 Embedded, flyweight title contender Valentina Shevchenko prepares in Las Vegas, where her sister and training partner Antonina makes her Octagon debut. Former strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk trains hard for her new weight class, then braves the wild animals at a nature preserve. Featherweight champion Max Holloway maximizes the rare chance to play in snow. Title challenger Brian Ortega wraps up his camp with an emotional session and a taco dinner at his home gym.

UFC 231 Embedded, Episode 2


On Episode 2 of UFC 231 Embedded, former strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk shops at a Florida farmers market, energized for her UFC flyweight debut. Featherweight champion Max Holloway embraces the weather with a day of snowboarding. Valentina Shevchenko and sister Antonina arrive in Canada for their second straight fight week – this one for Valentina’s flyweight title fight. Featherweight challenger Brian Ortega stays close to home, doing media in LA.

UFC 231 Embedded, Episode 3


On Episode 3 of UFC 231 Embedded, featherweight champion Max Holloway endures a case of mistaken identity and gets physical therapy. Former strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk packs for her trip, and fellow flyweight title contender Valentina Shevchenko impresses the locals at an area gym. Featherweight title challenger Brian Ortega and his SoCal-based team get their first taste of the Toronto cold. Lightweight Justin Gaethje greets Ortega in the hotel hallway, and UFC 231 strawweight Nina Ansaroff teases Jedrzejczyk. Athletes try on their fight kits, and Shevchenko receives a special gift.

UFC 231 Fight Card

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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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