UFC 209 takes place this Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada as two championship bouts are set to take place at the top of an exciting fight card.
A UFC interim lightweight champion will be crowned as #1 and #2 UFC ranked lightweights Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will finally meet in the Octagon to settle their score. The winner of the interim lightweight title fight will be looking to unify the belts with current undisputed lightweight champion Conor McGregor.
From the video description:
“On Episode 3 of UFC 209 Embedded, welterweight title contender Stephen Thompson makes the media rounds in New York City. Interim lightweight title contender Khabib Nurmagomedov receives active release therapy before hitting the same gym where later that day, his opponent Tony Ferguson puts in time. Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley visits his renovated St. Louis facility for a final training session before leaving town. In Las Vegas, the athletes checking in get some surprise entertainment from a magician, but one fighter isn’t buying the hype. UFC 209 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the two title fights at UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2, taking place Saturday, March 4th live on Pay-Per-View.”
Who are you picking to win in the two UFC title fights taking place this weekend on the UFC 209 card? Will Tyron Woodley retain his belt or will Stephen Thompson achieve his dream of becoming a UFC champion? With Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson meeting for the interim title, who will come out with their hand raised and look to take down Conor McGregor in a unification title fight? Sound off in the comment section!
This article first appeared on BJPENN.COM on 3/1/2017.