Before Conor McGregor's anticipated return to the Octagon on January 18 in Las Vegas, go behind the scenes with the Irish superstar, Cowboy Cerrone and the other stars of UFC 246 as they prepare for Fight Night.
On Episode 1 of UFC 246 Embedded, former two-division champ Conor McGregor pushes himself at UFC Performance Institute. Bantamweight Raquel Pennington and fiancee Tecia Torres prepare for "Rocky's" rematch with Holly Holm... for a second time. After the long drive to Las Vegas, Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone explores his digs then heads straight for the gym. And strawweight Claudia Gadelha arrives from a low-temperature, high-motivation training camp.
On Episode 2 of UFC 246 Embedded, headliner Cowboy Cerrone enjoys the blue collar side of Sin City. Bantamweight Raquel Pennington and fiance Tecia Torres unwind with a dog park visit and pedicures. Lightweight Diego Ferreira arrives in town with his wife and son for their first fight week in Las Vegas. Irish star Conor McGregor fakes his way through an interview about college (American) football and gets in another training session at UFC Performance Institute.
On Episode 3 of UFC 246 Embedded, bantamweight Raquel Pennington and fiancée Tecia Torres do meal prep at home and compare weight-cutting moods. Headliner Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone trades pre-fight hijinks for family-friendly Las Vegas sightseeing. His opponent Conor McGregor joins forces with bantamweight Holly Holm at athlete check-in. And fight week obligations are underway for stars of the card including lightweight opponents Diego Ferreira and Anthony Pettis, plus strawweights Claudia Gadelha and Alexa Grasso.
On Episode 4 of UFC 246 Embedded, headliner Conor McGregor takes questions and photos. Bantamweight Raquel Pennington sweats out the effects of a long flight while opponent Holly Holm clocks familiar names on the Ultimate Fighter jersey wall. Fans pack the Palms for a press conference between McGregor and the fittingly-dressed Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, with football star Chad Ochocinco in attendance.
On Episode 5 of UFC 246 Embedded, welterweight headliner Donald Cerrone recovers at the Performance Institute alongside flyweights Maycee Barber and Sabino Mazo and Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin. Strawweight Alexa Grasso prepares to fight one of her heroes, and Conor McGregor enjoys fight week as a welterweight. At Ultimate Media Day, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis and Diego Ferreira face off, as do Holly Holm and Raquel Pennington.
On Episode 6 of UFC 246 Embedded, welterweight headliner Donald Cerrone relaxes in the comfort of making an easy weight cut to 170 lbs. Anthony “Showtime” Pettis discusses how his technique of handling his own weight cut helps him. Conor McGregor shows up to the UFC 246: Ceremonial weigh-ins with his son and crowds roar as the headliners position for a final flex-and-faceoff and deliver their thoughts in anticipation for the fight.