UFC 139 fight card: Previews, predictions and a complete guide to 'Shogun vs Henderson'

For fans of mixed martial arts, this past week has been a slow crawl of steadily rising anticipation for tonight's "Shogun vs. Henderson" event, going down at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California.

UFC 139 will feature a light heavyweight showdown pitting former champion Mauricio Rua welcoming "Dangerous" Dan Henderson back to the Octagon.

Other match-ups on the card include Cung Le debuting with the UFC against Pride legend Wanderlei Silva and Urijah Faber taking on Brian Bowles with the winner promised a bantamweight title shot.

It's been a flurry of non-stop news, analysis, quotes, predictions and previews for the past week and it's certainly understandable if you missed out on a few stories.

But don't worry, Maniacs, we've got you covered. 

In cased you missed any or all of it — or just want to keep the discussion alive — below are links to all the major storylines heading into tonight's broadcast.

In we go:

UFC 139: "Shogun vs. Henderson"

Fight card and line-up

Results and live fight coverage

UFC 139 predictions and previews:

Predictions from the myth himself, Nostradumbass

Spike TV "Prelims" preview and predictions

Facebook "Prelims" preview and predictions

Fight preview: Shogun Rua vs. Dan Henderson

Fight preview: Wanderlei Silva vs. Cung Le

Fight preview: Urijah Faber vs. Brian Bowles

Fight preview: Martin Kampmann vs. Rick Story

Fight preview: Stephan Bonnar vs. Kyle Kingsbury

UFC 139 press conferences:

Pre-fight press conference

Press conference video

Press conference staredown pics

Press conference photos gallery

UFC 139 weigh-ins:

Weigh-in results

Weigh-in video

Weigh-in staredown pics

Weigh-in photos gallery

UFC 139 odds:

Shogun Rua vs. Dan Henderson

Wanderlei Silva vs. Cung Le

Urijah Faber vs. Brian Bowles

Martin Kampmann vs. Rick Story

Complete odds and betting guide

UFC 139 news:

How to watch the event

Event poster

Conference call live blog

Open workouts photos gallery

Exclusive interview with Martin Kampmann

Exclusive interview with Brian Bowles

Exclusive interview with Miguel Torres

Exclusive interview with Nick Pace

Exclusive interview with Seth Baczynski

Complete statistical breakdown of Shogun Rua vs. Dan Henderson

UFC 139 editorials:

The Striking Zone: Cung Le brings Sanshou kicks into UFC 139 debut

History in the Making: Wanderlei Silva crushes Rampage Jackson at Pride 28

Shogun Rua looks to avenge his brother, Murilo's, loss to Dan Henderson

Shogun Rua and Dan Henderson finally fight after barely missing each other in Pride

Surprise, Dan Henderson looking to knock Shogun Rua out

Is Shogun vs. Henderson a light heavyweight number one contender bout?

Wanderlei Silva has no date set for his retirement

Dominick Cruz still has something Urijah Faber wants but he'll have to go through Brian Bowles to get it

Miguel Torres ready to return to his former glory

Miguel Torres road back to the top starts with Nick Pace

UFC 139 videos:

Dana White video blog episode one

Extended event preview

Countdown to UFC 139

Shogun wants to become the first man to knock Dan Henderson out

Wanderlei Silva: Believe in your dreams and never give up in the face of adversity

Wanderlei Silva training for Cung Le fight

Wanderlei Silva has a secret weapon for Cung Le fight -- Anderson Silva

Cung Le: We'll see if Wanderlei Silva can deal with my kicks

Shogun Rua vs. Dan Henderson preview

Wanderlei Silva vs. Cung Le preview

Urijah Faber vs. Brian Bowles preview

What makes Kyle Kingsbury so dangerous?

Urijah Faber looking to make a statement against Brian Bowles

That, my friends, should be enough to keep you talking -- at least for the time being.

What has been the biggest story heading into this event? The return of Dan Henderson? The debut of Cung Le? Something else?

Sound off, Maniacs.

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