UFC 178 has taken a few knocks along the way, but has came out the other side as a stacked event…

The buzz is building for this weekend’s (Sat., September 27, 2014) UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the UFC is back with their all-new UFC 178 Embedded Vlog series. In the first episode released today (Tues., September 23, 2014) rising featherweight Conor McGregor gets chummy with UFC President Dana White, joining him in Las Vegas to watch Mark Hunt knock out Roy Nelson in the main event of last Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 52 from Saitama, Japan.

READ MORE:  Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler Clear The Air On Why They Don't Like Each Other

Meanwhile, McGregor’s opponent, No. 5-ranked Dustin “Diamond” Poirier, wraps up an intense training camp at American Top Team in Coconut Creek, Florida. “Notorious” has made it a point to endlessly call out Poirier with his popular style of nonstop trash talk, but “Diamond” is focused on the task at hand.

The winner of this pivotal 145-pound showdown will be dangerously close to a title shot in one of the most talented divisions in the UFC. Check out the first episode of UFC 178 Embedded blow, and tell us who you think will emerge victorious in this anticipated featherweight scrap:

READ MORE:  Floyd Mayweather receives an apology from RIZIN's President after the flower incident at Super RIZIN