UFC 220 Embedded, episode 5: Ngannou makes big friend

Friday, January 19, 2018

On episode 5 of the all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog UFC 220 Embedded:
•Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic endures his teammates’ teasing through a boxing gym workout;
•Light heavyweight title challenger Volkan Oezdemir sticks to his training routine;
•Champion Daniel Cormier dives into his weight cut;
•Heavyweight challenger Francis Ngannou meets a fellow imposing Cameroonian, Philadelphia 76er Joel Embiid;
•Tensions rise when the fighters attend UFC 220 media day at Fenway Park, and …
•Cormier and Oezdemir continuing their standoff later at the hotel.

Main Card (PPV)
Stipe Miocic (c) vs. Francis Ngannou
Daniel Cormier (c) vs. Volkan Oezdemir
Calvin Kattar vs. Shane Burgos
Gian Villante vs. Francimar Barroso
Thomas Almeida vs. Rob Font
Prelim Card (FOX Sports 1)
Kyle Bochniak vs. Brandon Davis
Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Sabah Homasi
Dustin Ortiz vs. Alexandre Pantoja
Dan Ige vs. Julio Arce
Prelim Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Enrique Barzola vs. Matt Bessette
Cancelled – Maryna Moroz vs. Jamie Moyle*
Islam Makhachev vs. Gleison Tibau

*Moyle pulled out citing an undisclosed injury. The fight will be rescheduled at a future event.