Countdown to UFC 131: "Dos Santos vs. Carwin" will debut TONIGHT (Wednesday, June 8, 2011) at 6:30 p.m. ET on Spike TV to promote the upcoming pay-per-view (PPV) event scheduled for the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Saturday, June 11, 2011.
The network special will provide a glimpse into the preparation and training camps of the fighters set to headline the show, featuring current UFC heavyweight contenders Junior "Cigano" dos Santos and Shane "The Engineer" Carwin.
Thursday, June 9 at 2 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET on Versus.
Friday, June 10 at 12 a.m. ET on Spike TV (Thursday night into Friday morning).
Saturday, June 11 at 6 p.m. ET on Spike TV.
"Dos Santos vs. Carwin" will also feature Kenny "KenFlo" Florian making his featherweight debut against the always scrappy Diego Nunes. Savvy submission specialist Demian Maia will take on Mark Munoz in middleweight action.
Here is the current UFC 131 fight card and line up:
265 lbs.: Junior dos Santos vs. Shane Carwin
Main Card (Pay-per-view):
Preliminary Card (Spike TV)
155 lbs.: Yves Edwards vs. Sam Stout
Preliminary Card (Facebook):
145 lbs.: Darren Elkins vs. Michihiro Omigawa
Remember: MMAmania.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of UFC 131, beginning with the pay-per-view telecast at 9 p.m. ET on June 11. In addition, we will deliver up-to-the-minute quick results of all the under card action much earlier on fight night.
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