Once again, the UFC takes us behind the scenes of its latest pay-per-view – this time at UFC 239 in Las Vegas.
UFC 239 took place this past Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The main card aired on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass.
In the UFC 239 “Thrill and Agony” preview, we get a behind-the-scenes look at the night’s featured action, including Jon Jones’ (25-1 MMA, 19-1 UFC) light heavyweight title defense against Thiago Santos (21-7 MMA, 13-6 UFC) in the main event, Amanda Nunes’ (18-4 MMA, 11-1 UFC) women’s bantamweight title defense against Holly Holm (12-5 MMA, 5-5 UFC) in the co-headliner, and, of course, Jorge Masvidal’s (34-13 MMA, 11-6 UFC) record-setting finish of Ben Askren (19-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) in the featured bout.
Check out the full clip above to see the outpouring of emotions on all sides following the night’s featured action, including an audience full of shocked fans and fighters when Masvidal stopped Askren with a flying knee in five seconds.
The video is a preview of “Thrill and Agony.” The full episode is available on UFC Fight Pass for subscribers.
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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