UFC 293 Embedded Episodes: Israel Adesanya vs Sean Strickland (VIDEO)

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to pay-per-view this weekend with UFC 293 in the Land Down Under. The event will take place at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia.

In the main event, middleweight champion Israel Adesanya returns to action to put his title on the line against Sean Strickland.

In the co-main event, heavyweights Tai Tuivasa and Alexander Volkov will battle it out.

Also on the main card are some exciting matchups featuring local favorites with undefeated Felipe dos Santos vs. Manel Kape, former NFL player Austen Lane vs. Justin Tafa, and Tyson Pedro vs. Anton Turkalj.

UFC 293 will kick off at 6:30 p.m. ET with the preliminary card on ESPNews and ESPN+. The action then shifts to pay-per-view beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET.

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 293 Embedded.

UFC 293 Embedded: Episode 1

Sean Strickland takes in Sydney. Tai Tuivasa keeps his friends close. Tyson Pedro trains then travels with champ Israel Adesanya, Shane Young and Carlos Ulberg. Alexander Volkov wedding crashes.

UFC 293 Embedded: Episode 2

Sean Strickland adjusts to Australia; Tyson Pedro bowls. Tai Tuivasa and Felipe Dos Santos train on opposite sides of the world. Manel Kape drives in style. Champ Israel Adesanya and his City Kickboxing teammates prepare for a big night.

UFC 293 Embedded: Episode 3

Israel Adesanya headlines at a movie theater with a fellow champ in attendance. Sean Strickland holds back in the gym. Tai Tuivasa enjoys a hometown media day. Alexander Volkov stays sharp. Strickland takes a survey.

UFC 293 Embedded: Episode 4

Anzac fighters attend a traditional welcome ceremony. Alexander Volkov goes for speed. Sean Strickland and champ Israel Adesanya field questions. Felipe Dos Santos embraces the moment. Fans flock to open workouts.

UFC 293 Embedded: Episode 5

The City Kickboxing boys, including champ Israel Adesanya and Tyson Pedro, enjoy the benefits of sharing the card. Tai Tuivasa hits the beach. Sean Strickland explains how he wins. Adesanya meets fans and things get spicy at the high-energy presser.

UFC 293: Fight Time & Viewing Details

Event: UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland
Date: Saturday, September 9, 2023
Location: Sydney, Australia
Venue: Qudos Bank Arena
Main Card Card Time: 10:00 p.m. ET
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, ESPNews, ESPN+

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