UFC 279 Embedded Episodes: Chimaev vs Diaz (VIDEO)

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to pay-per-view this weekend with a UFC 279 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The pay-per-view event in Sin City is headlined by a welterweight clash between rising star Khamzat Chimaev and fan-favorite Nate Diaz, who is on the last fight of his UFC contract.

In the co-main event, former interim lightweight champ Tony Ferguson moves to welterweight to face off against China’s Li Jingliang.

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 279 Embedded.

UFC 279 Embedded: Episode 1

Nate Diaz settles into his Vegas digs. Khamzat Chimaev turns the PI into a shark tank and soundstage. Li Jingliang extends his work trip. Johnny Walker considers a move to heavyweight. Chimaev stays on target.

UFC 279 Embedded: Episode 2

Khamzat Chimaev brings his entire team to Las Vegas. Li Jingliang cooks for friends. Ion Cutelaba spends Labor Day at work. Johnny Walker teams up with Tony Ferguson. Nate Diaz feeds his crew.

UFC 279 Embedded: Episode 3

Li Jingliang trains in quiet, then shops for suits. Tony Ferguson mixes it up in the PI. Khamzat Chimaev signs posters, Johnny Walker goes for speed. Macy Chiasson and Kevin Holland land in Las Vegas.

UFC 279: Fight Time & Viewing Details

Event: UFC 279
Date: Saturday, September 10
Location: T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada
Main Card Card Time: 10:00 p.m. ET
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, ESPN, ESPN+

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