Puzzled? We can help. Photo of UFC on FUEL TV 5's Stipe Miocic by Martin McNeil / SB Nation
It's a lovely afternoon for some mixed martial arts (MMA) action. UFC on FUEL TV 5: "Struve vs. Miocic" is off to an early start time today (Sept. 29, 2012), with the "Prelims" on Facebook kicking things off around 1:30 p.m. ET. Don't have FUEL TV? Don't worry, we'll tell you how to watch the event online or near you with a complete programming guide below.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back once again for the second consecutive week.
And once again the world's leading mixed martial arts (MMA) league will air an entire fight card TODAY (Sept. 29, 2012), this time with UFC on FUEL TV 5: "Struve vs. Miocic," which will begin around 1:30 p.m. ET with the Featherweight fight between Robert Peralta vs. Jason Young that will air LIVE on Facebook, today's home for the entire UFC on FUEL TV 5 "Prelims" under card.
Why such an early start time?
Because UFC on FUEL TV 5 takes place from the Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, England, which is several hours ahead on the world clock.
Following the UFC on FUEL TV 5 "Prelims" on Facebook, fans can switch over to the FUEL TV network for the main card, headlined by a Heavyweight battle between Dutch export Stefan Struve, taking on the undefeated (9-0) Croatian-American, Stipe Miocic.
UFC on FUEL TV 5 begins promptly at 4 p.m. ET this afternoon. You can call up your local cable and/or satellite provider or visit them online to find out which channel you should be tuning in to for today's mixed martial arts (MMA) extravaganza. You can even check if it's available to watch on your mobile device through the Apple iStore or Android Market.
However, if you need your UFC on FUEL TV 5 results as soon as possible, and don't have a provider that carries the network, MMAmania.com will deliver up-to-the-minute results and live fight coverage, including round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of all the "Struve vs. Miocic" action before, during and after the event RIGHT HERE.
More details on the UFC on FUEL TV 5 fight card and line up, as well as viewing options for international fight fans below:
265 lbs.: Stefan Struve vs. Stipe Miocic
Main Card (FUEL TV):
"Prelims" Under Card (Facebook):
205 lbs.: Kyle Kingsbury vs. Jimi Manuwa
145 lbs.: Hamid Corassani vs. Andy Ogle
185 lbs.: Brad Tavares vs. Tom Watson
183 lbs. (catchweight): Damarques Johnson vs. Gunnar Nelson
145 lbs.: Robert Peralta vs. Jason Young
International fight fans who don't get FUEL TV will need to check their local television listings; however, "Struve vs. Miocic" will air LIVE in most parts of the world on UFC.TV. Be sure to also check out the list of bars and pubs that will be airing the event live right here.
Remember, too, that our round-by-round results of the under card fights on Facebook will begin to flow around 1:30 p.m. ET later today and run right on through to our main card FUEL TV coverage, which is set to start at 4 p.m. ET!
For more on UFC on FUEL TV 5: "Struve vs. Miocic" be sure to hit up our event archive right here.