Programming alert: 'Countdown to UFC 160' premieres May 21 on FUEL TV

Cameron Spencer

Yes, it's a rematch and yes, Cain Velasquez destroyed Antonio Silva when they first met at UFC 146 last May, but keep in mind that "Bigfoot" Silva has a habit of winning fights he is supposed to lose. Just ask Fedor Emelianenko and Alistair Overeem.

Countdown to UFC 160: "Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2" will debut on Tues., May 21, 2013, at 9 p.m. ET on FUEL TV to promote the upcoming pay-per-view (PPV) event scheduled for the following Saturday (May 25) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

FUEL TV made the announcement on Monday.

The network special will provide a glimpse into the preparation and training camps of the fighters set to headline the show, featuring reigning UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez as he takes on Antonio Silva for the second time in the span of 12 months.

Replays are expected to air throughout the week leading up to fight night. Click here for a list of days and times.

In addition to "Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2," UFC 160 will also feature former division kingpin Junior dos Santos trying to get back into the title picture against Mark Hunt, while Glover Teixeira will attempt to make his case for a run at the 205-pound title opposite James Te Huna.

MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 160 fight card on fight night (May 25, 2013), starting with the Facebook "Prelims," which are scheduled to begin at 6:35 p.m. ET, right on through the FX-televised under card bouts at 8 p.m. ET and then main card PPV action, which is slated to begin at 10 p.m. ET.

For the latest UFC 160 news and notes check out our complete event archive right here. To check out the latest "Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2" fight card and rumors click here.

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