UFC 133 fight card: Previews, predictions and a complete guide to 'Evans vs. Ortiz 2'

For fans of mixed martial arts, this past week has been a slow crawl of steadily rising anticipation for tonight's "Evans vs. Ortiz 2" event, going down at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

UFC 133 will feature a long awaited rematch more than four years in the making, as Rashad Evans and Tito Ortiz will meet in the center of the cage with a title shot more than likely on the line.

Also on the card, "The Phenom" Vitor Belfort is out to prove his worth in the middleweight division -- and maybe even earn himself another chance at Anderson Silva -- against the man who's bringing "Sexy" back, Yoshihiro Akiyama.

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 133: "Evans vs. Ortiz 2"

Fight card and line-up

Results and live fight coverage

UFC 133 predictions and previews:

Predictions from the man himself, Nostradumbass

Spike TV "Prelims" preview and predictions

Facebook "Prelims" preview and predictions

Fight preview: Rashad Evans vs. Tito Ortiz

Fight preview: Vitor Belfort vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama

Fight preview: Rory MacDonald vs. Mike Pyle

Fight preview: Jorge Rivera vs. Constantinos Philippou

Fight preview: Dennis Hallman vs. Brian Ebersole

Fight card: Dennis Hallman vs. Brian Ebersole provide more inspiration in Philadelphia

Fight card: Jorge Rivera vs. Constantinos Philippou match-up is much more than meets the eye

Fight card: Mike Pyle and Rory MacDonald seek to prove age is just a number

Fight card: Rashad Evans and Tito Ortiz reverse roles in rematch

UFC 133 press conferences:

Pre-fight press conference

Press conference photos gallery

Press conference staredown pics

Press conference video highlights

UFC 133 weigh-ins:

Weigh-in results

Weigh-in photos gallery

Weigh-in video highlights

Weigh-in staredown pics

UFC 133 odds:

Rashad Evans vs. Tito Ortiz

Vitor Belfort vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama

Rory MacDonald vs. Mike Pyle

Dennis Hallman vs. Brian Ebersole

UFC 133 news:

How to watch the event tonight

Guest Octagon girl Pic

Event poster

Schedule of events

Conference call updates and live blog

Special conference call updates and live blog

Open workouts photos gallery

Exclusive interview with Jorge Rivera

Exclusive interview with Mike Brown

Exclusive interview with Johny Hendricks

Recapping all the madness and fight card changes for the event

Rashad Evans is definitely next in line for a title shot, Tito Ortiz isn't

Tito Ortiz gets in car accident but he's okay to fight

Vitor Belfort trains for Yoshihiro Akiyama (photo gallery)

Tito Ortiz walkout tee shirt

A look inside the Wells Fargo Center just before the event

UFC 133 editorials:

Legendary Knockouts: Rashad Evans takes Chuck Liddell's soul at UFC 88

History in the Making: Rashad Evans and Tito Oritz leave unfinished business after draw at UFC 73

History in the Making: Rashad Evans wins championship gold by knocking out Forrest Griffin

History in the Making: Vitor Belfort's greatest hits

Emotional Tito Ortiz ready to step up and entertain Philly fight fans

Rashad Evans not hopping on the Tito Ortiz hype train just yet

Rashad Evans new camp could be key to winning Tito Ortiz rematch

UFC 133 is not a movie and Tito Ortiz is not Rocky Balboa

Chael Sonnen predicts Tito Ortiz will defeat Rashad Evans

Rashad Evans talks a lot of crap but can he back up his big mouth?

Rashad Evans is going to smash Tito Ortiz

Tito Ortiz head might be bigger than Rampage Jacksons

This time Tito Ortiz is going to finish Rashad Evans

The Huntington Beach Cinderella Story

Tito Ortiz details decision to accept fight against Rashad Evans

If Randy Couture can do it, so can Tito Ortiz

Vitor Belfort still wants to fight Anderson Silva again

Vitor Belfort still living the dream despite sisters kidnapping and unresolved case

Yoshihiro Akiyama can beat Vitor Belfort if he fights like Japan's female soccer team

Yoshihiro Akiyama better be ready for Vitor Belfort

Yoshihiro Akiyama in a must win situation against Vitor Belfort

Yoshihiro Akiyama still dealing with tragedy in Japan while prepping for Vitor Belfort fight

Rory MacDonald not worried about experience in fight against Mike Pyle

Rory MacDonald ready for a test like Mike Pyle

Mike Pyle out to derail Rory MacDonald's hype train

Mike Pyle's been winning fights since Rory MacDonald was rushing home from school to play with his Pokemon

Jorge Rivera plans to show he's a new man

Dennis Hallman is firing back at TRT critics

Money Talks: Chad Mendes got off the the Jose Aldo rollercoaster to fight Rani Yahya

Would a loss to Nam Phan mean the end for Mike Brown?

UFC 133 videos:

Dana White video blog (Episode one)

Dana White video blog (Episode two)

Dana White video blog (Episode three)

Full "Countdown" show for the event

Extended preview

Video trailer for the event

Viral video movie trailer for 'Evans vs. Ortiz 2'

Video preview on ESPN's MMA Live

Open media workout highlights

Rashad Evans vs. Tito Ortiz predictions from Strikeforce and UFC fighters

Randy Couture predicts all the main card fights

Rashad Evans on "Late Night" with Jimmy Fallon

Rashad and Tito hype up their fight in a sweet little video package

Rashad and Tito hype up their fight some more in another sweet little video package

Rashad Evans vs. Tito Ortiz UFC 73 hype feature

Rashad Evans road to Tito Ortiz rematch (episode one)

Rashad Evans road to Tito Ortiz rematch (episode two)

Bernard Hopkins schools Rashad Evans on the Sweet Science

Rashad Evans vs. Tito Ortiz 2 main event hype

Rashad Evans message to Tito Ortiz

Tito Ortiz rehabs with the Troops

Tito Ortiz goes on the Jim Rome show on ESPN

This is the rebirth of Tito Ortiz

Tito Ortiz living in a dream heading into Rashad Evans fight

Tito Ortiz is making a mistake even stepping into the cage with Rashad Evans

Tito Ortiz is back to rematch Rashad Evans

Tito Ortiz wants to be Rashad Evans like he should have done the first time

Vitor Belfort loves to sacrifice himself to his work heading into Akiyama fight

Vitor Belfort is going to bring it just like 'The Rock'

The Shoot! Vitor Belfort looking to knock out "Sexyama"

Video blog with Vitor Belfort (Episode one)

Yoshihiro Akiyama will fight Vitor Belfort like his life is at stake

Vitor Belfort will be looking for the knockout against "Sexyama"

Message from Vitor Belfort: Don't watch porno online, especially if you're married

Chad Mendes training video diary for Rani Yahya fight

Chad Mendes thinks he's next in line for a featherweight title shot

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 long awaited rematch between Evans and Ortiz? The cursed nature of the card with all its injuries and failed fight bookings? Something else?

Sound off, Maniacs.

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