UFC 298: Drama Inside and Outside the Cage
UFC 298 is here to bring the drama, both inside and outside of the octagon. As if we needed more reasons to be excited for Saturday’s big show in Anaheim, Calif., newly released footage of the stars preparing for their fights has given us a glimpse of the chaos that awaits.
If you thought UFC was just about fighting, think again. Watch as fighters hurl insults at each other, trash talk reaches new heights, and tempers flare – all before they even step foot into the cage. It’s like reality TV but with way more violence.
In this weekend’s main event, we have Alexander Volkanovski returning to his home at 145 pounds after failing to snatch up a lightweight title… twice! He’s facing off against Ilia Topuria – an undefeated force to be reckoned with. Will Volkanovski hold on to his throne or will he be dethroned by this young blood? The suspense is killing me!
But wait, there’s more! Co-headliners Robert Whittaker and Paulo Costa are also set to light up the octagon with their own personal dramas. Whittaker needs a win to stay relevant in the top 5 while Costa is eyeing that second chance at gold. It’s like a soap opera but with sweat and cauliflower ears.
And then comes along Henry Cejudo – oh boy! Just when you thought things couldn’t get any juicier, Cejudo decides it’s time for some plot twists of his own. In his preparation for his fight against Merab Dvalishvili, he kicks out his long-time coach from camp! Talk about dramatic behind-the-scenes action.
I don’t know which drama I’m looking forward to most – what happens in the cage or what happens outside of it? Either way, UFC 298 promises entertainment galore!
‘UFC 298 Countdown’ video: Henry Cejudo gives coach the boot ahead of Merab Dvalishvili fight