Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will once again air an entire fight card TONIGHT (Sat. Dec. 14, 2013), this time with UFC on Fox 9: "Johnson vs. Benavidez 2," which will emanate from Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California.
The mixed martial arts (MMA) action will begin around 4:30 p.m. ET with the "Prelims" Flyweight bout between Darren Uyenoyama and Alptekin Ozkilic that will air LIVE on Facebook.com. The rest of the under card will continue on Fox Sports 1 at 5 p.m. ET and run for three full hours up until the FOX main card broadcast at 8 p.m. ET.
Fight fans who live outside the United States -- or who don't get Fox Spots 1 in their cable packages -- might have a hard time finding a way to watch the "Prelims" bouts on their televisions; however, the good news is the under card action can be viewed on:
- ESPN (United Kingdom)
- Sportsnet (Canada)
- Combate (Brazil)
- OSN (UAE)
- FUEL TV (Australia)
- UFC.TV (Blocked in U.S., Brazil and India | 1.99 in Canada / Free in the Rest of the World)
And even better news, UFC on FOX 9 "Prelims" are also available to watch online (geographic exclusions could apply) via YouTube.com. After the "Prelims" conclude, it's on to the main card coverage, which is headlined by a Flyweight title fight between 125-pound division champion, Demetrious Johnson, and No. 1-ranked division contender, Joseph Benavidez.
In addition, top 135-pound contenders, Urijah Faber and Michael McDonald, will clash in the co-featured fight of the night which could have title implications. And let's not forget about the brilliant stylistic 145-pound tilt between Chad Mendes and Nik Lentz, an electric showdown that is sure to produce ferocious FOX fireworks.
International fans in particular regions can still watch "Johnson vs. Benavidez 2" LIVE "in most parts of the world" on UFC.TV. To see if you qualify, as well as to check out whether or not the broadcast will air on television in your area, we suggest that you click here.
And to check out a list of sports bars and pubs near you that will most likely be showing tonight's fights click here.
If you still can't figure out how to watch UFC on FOX 9, we recommend that you 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 tonight's MMA primetime extravaganza.
Remember, too, that if you need your UFC on FOX 9 results as soon as possible, and don't have a provider that carries one or both networks, MMAmania.com will deliver up-to-the-minute results and live fight coverage, including round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of all the "Johnson vs. Benavidez 2" action before, during and after the event RIGHT HERE.
Check out more details on the UFC on FOX 9 fight card and line up below:
UFC On FOX 8 Main Event:
125 lbs.: UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson vs. Joseph Benavidez
UFC On FOX 8 Main Card (8 p.m. ET):
UFC On FOX 8 Fox Sports 1 Channel "Prelims" (5 p.m. ET):
170 lbs.: Court McGee vs. Ryan LaFlare
155 lbs.: Edson Barboza vs. Danny Castillo
155 lbs.: Bobby Green vs. Pat Healy
125 lbs.: Scott Jorgensen vs. Zach Makovsky
155 lbs.: Abel Trujillo vs. Roger Bowling
155 lbs.: Cody McKenzie vs. Sam Stout
UFC On FOX 8 Facebook "Prelims" (4:30 p.m. ET):
135 lbs.: Darren Uyenoyama vs. Alptekin Ozkilic
Once again, remember that our round-by-round results of the under card "Prelims" fights on Facebook.com/Fox Sports 1 will begin to flow around 4:30 p.m. ET later this afternoon and run right on through to our main card FOX coverage, which is set to start at 8 p.m. ET RIGHT HERE!
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