Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will once again air an entire fight card TONIGHT (June 23, 2012), this time it's UFC 147: "Franklin vs. Silva 2," which will begin around 7 p.m. ET with the Featherweight fight between Felipe Arantes vs. Milton Vieira that will stream LIVE on Facebook.com.
Once the Facebook stream ends, the rest of the "Prelims" under card will begin to air live on FX at 8 p.m., featuring fights between Rodrigo Damm vs. Medeiros Anistavio and Francisco Drinaldo vs. Delson Heleno, among others.
There are tons of ways to watch the pay-per-view (PPV) main card tonight, which begins at 10 p.m. ET, featuring a 190-pound catchweight rematch between Rich Franklin and hometown hero, Wanderlei Silva. The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Brazil" will also culminate with two Finale fights in the Middleweight and Featherweight divisions.
You can call up Comcast or your local cable and/or satellite provider (DirecTV, DISH Network, etc.) and order the PPV on your television. For the Internet folks among us, you can also stream the event on your computers using UFC.TV, Yahoo! Sports or UStream, among others. And if you're really in a pinch, you can watch UFC 147 on your mobile phone via the Android Market or even now on YouTube.com and Roku. Gamers can also catch the UFC 147 action on Xbox Live with the help of their video game consoles.
However, if you need your UFC 147 results as soon as possible, for free, MMAmania.com will deliver up-to-the-minute results and live fight coverage, including round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of all the "Franklin vs. Silva 2" mixed martial arts (MMA) action before, during and after the event RIGHT HERE.
More details on the UFC 147 fight card, who is fighting who, as well as how to keep yourself updated all night long, after the jump:
190 lbs.: Rich Franklin vs. Wanderlei Silva
Main Card (Pay-per-view):
185 lbs.: Cezar Ferreira vs. Sergio Moraes (TUF middleweight final)
145 lbs.: Rony Mariano Bezerra vs. Godofredo Pepey (TUF featherweight final)
265 lbs.: Mike Russow vs. Fabricio Werdum
145 lbs.: Yuri Alcantara vs. Hacran Dias
Preliminary Card (FX Channel):
Preliminary Card (Facebook):
To watch the UFC 147 "Prelims" on Facebook, (if you have a Facebook profile) simply "Like" the UFC Facebook page and check out the "UFC Live Streams" tab on the left-side menu.
Remember, too, that our round-by-round results of the under card fights on Facebook/FX will begin to flow around 7 p.m. ET later this evening and run right on through to our main card PPV coverage, which is set to start at 10 p.m. ET, from the Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
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