Live 'Countdown' to UFC 149 discussion thread for 'Faber vs Barao' on FUEL TV


Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns with its "Countdown" preview show for UFC 149: "Faber vs. Barao," featuring a behind-the-scenes look at Urijah Faber vs. Renan Barao for the promotion's Interim Bantamweight Championship from the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on Saturday, July 21, 2012.

Tune in TONIGHT (Tues., July 17) at 9 p.m. ET on FUEL TV and talk, complain, whine, boast -- whatever it is you do -- about the program in the comments section below.

Replays will air on FUEL TV at the following days and times (ET):

Weds., July 18 at 5 a.m.
Thurs., July 19, at 12:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m.
Fri., July 20, at 4 p.m.
Sat., July 21, at 7 p.m.

"Faber vs. Barao" headlines a completely revamped fight card that also features a middleweight mash-up between Hector Lombard vs. Tim Boetsch as well as welterweight war pitting Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Chris Clements.

Here is the rest of the UFC 149 fight card and line-up:

Main Event:

145 lbs.: Urijah Faber vs. Renan Barao for the UFC Bantamweight Interim Championship

Main Card (Pay-per-view):

265 lbs.: Cheick Kongo vs. Shawn Jordan
170 lbs.: Matt Riddle vs. Chris Clements
185 lbs.: Tim Boetsch vs. Hector Lombard
170 lbs.: James Head vs. Brian Ebersole

Preliminary Card (FX Channel):

135 lbs.: Roland Delorme vs. Francisco Rivera
185 lbs.: Court McGee vs. Nick Ring
145 lbs.: Bryan Caraway vs. Mitch Gagnon
205 lbs.: Ryan Jimmo vs. Anthony Perosh

Preliminary Card (Facebook):

145 lbs.: Antonio Carvalho vs. Daniel Pineda
155 lbs.: Mitch Clarke vs. Anton Kuivanen

Remember: will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of UFC 149, beginning with the PPV telecast at 10 p.m. ET on July 21. In addition, we will deliver up-to-the-minute quick results of all the FX and Facebook "Prelims" action much earlier on fight night.

To get up to speed on all the news and notes for UFC 149 check out our extensive event archive right here.

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