Countdown to UFC 227: TJ Dillashaw vs. Cody Garbrandt II

UFC 227 Embedded: Vlog Series – Ep. 1

UFC 227 takes place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Cali this coming Sunday August 5 (Sat. Aug. 4 in the US). The event features a 13-fight card, with two titles contested on the top of the bill. In addition, both headline-bouts are the rematches.

In the main event the defending bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw faces the former titleholder Cody Garbrandt. In the co-main event Demetrious Johnson aka “Mighty Mouse” looks to make his 12th consecutive title defense when he takes on Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo.

Following a set of promo trailers, the promotion released a full episode of UFC 227 Countdown. The clip gives an opportunity to go “inside the lives and training camps of four athletes preparing for” a highly anticipated event. In addition, the first Embedded vlog series hit the stream on Tuesday.

The main card also includes a middleweight battle between Thiago Santos and Kevin Holland. As well, Polyana Viana squares off against JJ Aldrich at women’s strawweight, and Cub Swanson meets Renato Moicano at featherweight. The full fight card can be found below.

UFC 227 fight card

Main Card
Bantamweight T.J. Dillashaw (c) vs. Cody Garbrandt
Flyweight Demetrious Johnson (c) vs. Henry Cejudo
Middleweight Thiago Santos vs. Kevin Holland
Women’s Strawweight Polyana Viana vs. JJ Aldrich
Featherweight Cub Swanson vs. Renato Moicano

Preliminary Card
Bantamweight Pedro Munhoz vs. Brett Johns
Bantamweight Ricky Simon vs. Montel Jackson
Women’s Bantamweight Bethe Correia vs. Irene Aldana
Featherweight Matt Sayles vs. Sheymon Moraes

Early Prelims
Flyweight Jose Torres vs. Alex Perez
Bantamweight Ricardo Ramos vs. Kyung Ho Kang
Women’s Strawweight Danielle Taylor vs. Zhang Weili
Bantamweight Marlon Vera vs. Wuliji Buren