UFC 254 is almost here, and as usual, Embedded is here as well. The show that gives you an inside look at the marquee contestants on PPVs has issued the fifth episode for this weekend’s big show on Fight Island, and it serves as a brief introduction to the fighters at the top of the card.
We start off with Khabib on a treadmill. Coach Javier Mendez is focusing on relaxation. He believes that there’s no need to talk trash about the opponent.
Over in Bobby Knuckles’ room, he’s doing what he always does. Playing video games. It’s a big part of who he is. He’s looking forward to weighing in so he can eat.
Khabib is cutting weight. They do it in three stages. His team is his family, and they’re all there while he runs on the treadmill. Jared Cannonier talks about being to the Middle East before – specifically, Iraq. He does some sparring, Ben Henderson discusses the bond with their MMA Lab teammates. It’s cool that they’re letting Bendo be a part of Embedded despite him being in Bellator now.
Over in Justin Gaethje’s room, he’s clowning around with his teammates. He talks about being overweight at a wrestling meet back in the day, but his underwear were soaked. So he borrowed his teammate’s gonch and made weight. And his teammate free-balled it all day, because he sure as hell wasn’t wearing Justin’s underwear. That is a pretty funny story.
And that’s it! UFC 254 goes down tomorrow in Abu Dhabi.
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