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UFC 261 ‘Embedded’ video (Ep. 1): Ice, Ice, Baby – MMA Root

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just days away from its UFC 261: “Usman vs. Masvidal 2” pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place this Saturday. night (April 24, 2021) inside the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida.

Where fans will be LIVE in attendance.

To help further this weekend’s big deal, the promo has released Episode 1 of its UFC “Embedded” video series, featuring an up-close and personal look at some of the biggest names on the card, including former strawweight champion Rose Namajunas.

“A lot of people say you don’t get physical benefits from an ice bath after three minutes, but she goes in for 10, 11 minutes at a time,” said coach and fiancé Pat Barry. “Doing the ice bath just for physical recovery, but it’s just the mental strength you get from sitting in a frozen tub without moving.

I had a Wendy’s Frosty last weekend so I can totally relate.

The 9-4 Namajunas battles reigning strawweight champion Zhang Weili (21-1) on the main card of UFC 261 pay-per-view (PPV), a five-round battle that could see “Rose” regain her 115 pound strap.

To see who else is fighting at UFC 261, click here.

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