UFC 266 Embedded Episodes: Volkanovski-Ortega, Shevchenko-Murphy (VIDEO)

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to pay-per-view on Saturday, September 25 with UFC 266 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view features a championship doubleheader.

In the main event, Alexander Volkanovski defends his featherweight championship against Brian Ortega. The two men faced off as head coaches on the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter leading to their championship showdown.

In the co-main event, women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko returns to action against Lauren Murphy.

The event also features the highly-anticipated return of fan-favorite Nick Diaz, who will be taking on former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler in an epic rematch years in the making.

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.

How can you tune in to see how fighters are training leading up to fight week?

Below is all of the information you will need leading up to the fight, including every episode of UFC 266 Embedded.


UFC 266 Embedded: Episode 1

Flyweight champions Valentina Shevchenko and Brandon Moreno train together at the UFC PI. Champ Alexander Volkanovski returns to Las Vegas. Lauren Murphy spends her day off helping with construction at her gym. Brian Ortega does a SoCal workout outdoors.


UFC 266 Embedded: Episode 2

Champ Alexander Volkanovski makes the most of the UFC PI, then does a photo shoot. Lauren Murphy visualizes every moment of her title bout. Champion Valentina Shevchenko talks movies during PT. Brian Ortega and his close circle wrap up camp.


UFC 266 Embedded: Episode 3

Brian Ortega shares family time with his sons; Lauren Murphy introduces her daughters. Alexander Volkanovski sweats in his room and on the court. Nick Diaz lands in Las Vegas.


UFC 266 Embedded: Episode 4

Lauren Murphy, Robbie Lawler and Brian Ortega arrive in Las Vegas to get their fight weeks underway. Alexander Volkanovski does a high-energy photo shoot; Ortega takes questions from his girlfriend. Lawler and Nick Diaz open up about their rematch.


UFC 266: Fight Time & Viewing Details

Event: UFC 266: Volkanovski vs. Ortega
Date: Saturday, September 25
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Venue: T-Mobile Arena
Main Card Card Time: 10:00 p.m. ET
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, ESPN, ESPN+

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