UFC 156 fight card previews, predictions, analysis and more

Check out all of MMAmania's in-depth UFC 156 pre-event coverage, featuring predictions, previews, analysis, interviews, odds, breakdowns fights to look out for and much, much more in advance of the upcoming UFC Featherweight title fight between champion Jose Aldo and challenger Frankie Edgar on Saturday night (Feb 2, 2013) from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Demian Maia Is UFC 156's 'Fighter To Watch'

The main card for UFC 156 features a welterweight fight between two of the division's strongest grapplers, as grinding wrestler Jon Fitch takes on submission ace Demian Maia. Maia, a former middleweight, has proven to be a true threat at his new home of 170 pounds, and if he can defeat Fitch, he will more than prove his worth.

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UFC 156 Last Words: Aldo vs. Edgar

Just hours away from Saturday's (Feb. 2 2013) UFC 156 event at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and No. 1 contender Frankie Edgar shared some final thoughts on their 145-pound championship bout.

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UFC 156: Benavidez Vs. McCall Preview, Prediction

Joseph Benavidez and Ian McCall will hook 'em up in a pivotal flyweight fight tonight (Feb. 2, 2013) on the UFC 156 main card, with the winner likely moving to the front of the No. 1 contender line. Will "Joe B-Wan Kenobi" punch his title ticket or will "Uncle Creepy" cash-in his instead? Jason Probst for MMAmania.com breaks it all down.

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UFC 156: Fitch Vs. Maia Preview, Prediction

It's a fight billed as masterful submission defense vs. expert submission whiz when Jon Fitch and Demian Maia lock horns tonight (Feb. 2, 2013) on the UFC 156 main card. Will Fitch grind the Brazilian into the Octagon floor or will Maia accomplish the seemingly impossible and force a tap? Jason Probst for MMAmania.com breaks it all down.

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Find Out Where To Watch UFC 156 Tonight!

The complete UFC 156 fight card will air later this evening on two different networks -- FX and pay-per-view (PPV) -- as well as online via Facebook. Here's how to catch tonight's (Feb. 2, 2013) super "Aldo vs. Edgar" mixed martial arts (MMA) action from any location.

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UFC 156: Overeem Vs. Bigfoot Preview, Prediction

Alistair Overeem and Antonio Silva will squash their humongous heavyweight rivalry tonight (Feb. 2, 2013) on the UFC 156 main card. Will "Demolition Man" destroy "Bigfoot" or will Silva teach the Dutch striker some hurtful respect? Jason Probst for MMAmania.com breaks it all down.

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UFC 156: Aldo Vs Edgar 'Super' Preview, Prediction

It's a "super" fight on Super Bowl weekend as Featherweight champion Jose Aldo plans to welcome former Lightweight kingpin Frankie Edgar to the 145-pound division tonight (Feb. 2, 2013) in the UFC 156 main event. Will "Scarface" maintain his dominant reign or will "The Answer" drop his third straight title fight? Jason Probst for MMAmania.com breaks it all down.

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UFC 156: Evans Vs. Nogueira Preview, Prediction

Light Heavyweights Rashad Evans and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will collide tonight (Feb. 2, 2013) in the UFC 156 co-main event, with a potential 185-pound title shot on the line for "Suga." Will Evans rise to the occasion or will Nogueira score the biggest win of his career to date inside the Octagon? Jason Probst for MMAmania.com breaks it all down.

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MMA Media Predictions: Jose Aldo Vs. Frankie Edgar

UFC 156 is just days away and with the hype reaching a peak, fans are wondering how the event headliner is going to go down. Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar are set to meet with the UFC featherweight championship on the line in the main event at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. With the rematch nearly upon us, 13 MMA writers and reporters share their opinions on how Aldo vs. Edgar is going to go down this Saturday night (Feb. 2, 2013).

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Alistair Overeem vs. Bigfoot Silva Video Preview

Check out a complete video preview of the Alistair Overeem vs. Antonio Silva fight set for tonight's (Feb. 2, 2013) UFC 156: "Aldo vs. Edgar" event at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. A win for "Reem" means a title shot.

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UFC 156 'Fight Of The Night' Pick: Aldo Vs. Edgar

As if there was any question.

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What Victory Means For UFC 156's Featured Fighters

What does a victory mean for Jose Aldo, Frankie Edgar, Rashad Evans, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Alistair Overeem and Antonio Silva this Saturday night (Feb. 2, 2013) at UFC 156: "Aldo vs. Edgar?" Find out below.

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Nostradumbass predictions for UFC 156

Not only will UFC 156 decide who gets to rule the featherweight roost, we may also determine number one contenders at welterweight, heavyweight and possibly flyweight, depending on the winners. Who might those fine folks be? I'm glad you asked...

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UFC 156 complete fighter breakdown for Jose Aldo

MMAmania.com resident fight analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of UFC 156 headliner Jose Aldo, who will attempt to defend his 145-pound title against Frankie Edgar this Saturday night (Feb. 2, 2013) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Four Burning Questions Going Into UFC 156

Every time UFC puts on an event, speculation, questions and theories emerge about which fighters will perform ... or underperform. Will new contenders emerge? Will established ones fall? Where will the winners go? Which losers will still have jobs on Monday? Who is healthy? Who is fighting injured? Anytime the UFC athletes are set to enter the Octagon, questions swirl.

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UFC 156 Odds, Underdogs And Betting Favorites

Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for the upcoming UFC 156: "Aldo vs. Edgar" pay-per-view (PPV) fight card that is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Feb. 2, 2013, including best bets, underdogs, favorites and much more.

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UFC 156: 'Aldo Vs. Edgar' 'Prelims' Preview Pt. 2

More free UFC fights are coming to Facebook and FX this weekend (Sat., Feb. 2, 2013) when the UFC 156: "Aldo vs. Edgar" event kicks off from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMAmania.com's Patrick Stumberg continues the "Prelims" party with part two of a two-part under card preview series.

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UFC 156 fighter breakdown: Frankie Edgar edition

MMAmania.com resident fight analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of UFC 156 headliner Frankie Edgar, who will attempt to defeat Jose Aldo for the 145-pound title this Saturday night (Feb. 2, 2013) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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UFC 156: 'Aldo Vs. Edgar' 'Prelims' Preview Pt. 1

More free UFC fights are coming to Facebook and FX this weekend (Sat., Feb. 2, 2013) when the UFC 156: "Aldo vs. Edgar" event kicks off from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMAmania.com's Patrick Stumberg gets the "Prelims" party started with part one of a two-part under card preview series.

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Extended Video Preview For UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar

UFC 156: "Aldo vs. Edgar" is less than one week away and that means it's time to take an extended look at the event, featuring a featherweight championship "super fight" between titleholder Jose Aldo and No. 1 contender Frankie Edgar.

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