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We're just over two months away.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to pull the trigger on its upcoming annual Memorial Day weekend pay-per-view event, which emanates LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sat., May 26, 2012.
UFC 146 will be headlined by the biggest fight of the year (literally), when heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos puts his strap on the line for the very first time against division number one contender Frank Mir after famed Dutch striker Alistair Overeem was suspended for nine months for getting caught with a performance-enhancing substance in his system.
Also rounding out the all-heavyweight main card are super-sized match-ups between Frank Mir vs. Cain Velasquez, Stefan Struve vs. Mark Hunt, Roy Nelson vs. Antonio Silva and Shane Del Rosario vs. Gabriel Gonzaga.
Here is the current UFC 146 fight card and line-up:
UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos vs. Frank Mir
185 lbs.: Jason Miller vs. C.B. Dollaway
155 lbs.: Edson Barboza vs. Evan Dunham
145 lbs.: Diego Brandao vs. Darren Elkins
170 lbs.: Dan Hardy vs. Duane Ludwig
205 lbs.: Glover Teixeira vs. Kyle Kingsbury
155 lbs.: Paul Sass vs. Jacob Volkmann
145 lbs.: Mike Brown vs. Daniel Pineda
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action on fight night (Sat., May 26), which is slated to air at 10 p.m. ET on pay-per-view. The latest quick updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that around 6:30 p.m. ET with the preliminary bouts.
For the latest UFC 146 news and notes click here.