Programming reminder: 'Countdown to UFC 135' debuts tonight (Sept. 20) on Spike TV


Countdown to UFC 135: "Jones vs. Rampage" will debut TONIGHT (Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011) at 11 p.m. ET on Spike TV to promote the upcoming pay-per-view (PPV) event scheduled for the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, on Saturday, Sept. 24, 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 Light Heavyweight Champions Jon Jones and division number one contender Quinton Jackson currently lists replays of "Countdown to UFC 135" at the following times:

Friday, Sept. 23 at 9 a.m. ET on Spike TV
Saturday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. ET on Spike TV

"Rampage vs. Jones" will also feature a co-main event pitting former welterweight champion Matt Hughes against division bad boy Josh Koscheck.

Here is the current UFC 135 fight card and line-up:

Main Event:

205 lbs.: Jon Jones vs. Quinton Jackson

Main Card (Pay-per-view):

170 lbs.: Matt Hughes vs. Josh Koscheck
265 lbs.: Rob Broughton vs. Travis Browne
155 lbs.: Nate Diaz vs. Takanori Gomi
265 lbs.: Mark Hunt vs. Ben Rothwell

Preliminary Card (Facebook live stream):

155 lbs.: Anthony Ferguson vs. Aaron Riley
185 lbs.: Tim Boetsch vs. Nick Ring
205 lbs.: Ricardo Romero vs. James Te Huna
145 lbs.: Junior Assuncao vs. Eddie Yagin
135 lbs.: Cole Escovedo vs. Takeya Mizugaki will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action on fight night (Saturday, Sept. 24), which is slated to air at 9 p.m. ET on pay-per-view. The latest quick updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that around 7 p.m. ET with the preliminary bouts.

For the latest UFC 135 news and notes click here.

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