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The UFC has continued their “Embedded” vlog series for UFC 177. The event, which will take place on Saturday, August 30th in Sacramento, California, will be headlined by a Bantamweight title fight between T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao.
The first episode revolves around the two men in the main event, beginning with Dillashaw. We see Dillashaw watch the “Countdown” episode for his upcoming fight while going through recovery in the hyperbaric chamber. We also get a look at the work ethic of the new Bantamweight champion, as he takes to the gym for a solo workout at nearly 10 p.m.
As for the challenger, this episode focuses solely on his training in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Barao’s intense cardio training included sprints, hitting pads and walking up stairs backwards on all fours.
Check out episode one of UFC 177 Embedded below.