Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will kickoff its newest pay-per-view (PPV) fight season in earnest TONIGHT (Sat., Feb. 1, 2014) when Bantamweight champion, Renan Barao, looks to make it two straight against the title-starved Urijah Faber in a five-round main event rematch.
Not to be outdone, UFC 169: "Barao vs. Faber 2," which will emanate from Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., will feature another championship showdown between Featherweight title holder, Jose Aldo, putting his 145-pound belt on the line against Ricardo Lamas.
That's just the cherry and icing on a very delicious MMA sundae.
UFC 169 will begin around 6:30 p.m. ET with the Welterweight fight between Neil Magny vs. Gasan Umalatov that will stream LIVE on "Fight Pass," the promotion's new online digital network.
Once the 1.5 hours-long "Fight Pass" stream ends, the rest of the "Prelims" under card will begin to air live on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m., featuring fights between John Makdessi vs. Alan Patrick and Chris Cariaso vs. Danny Martinez, among others.
Meanwhile, there are tons of ways to watch the PPV main card tonight, which begins at 10 p.m. ET., featuring the aforementioned 135-pound rematch between Barao and "The California Kid," who are undoubtedly the No. 1- and No. 2-ranked fighters, respectively, alive in their weight class today.
You can call up Comcast or your local cable and/or satellite provider (DirecTV, DISH Network, etc.) and order the PPV on your television. For the Internet folks among us, you can also stream the event on your computers using UFC.TV, Yahoo! Sports, YouTube.com or UStream, among others.
And if you're really in a pinch, you can watch UFC 169 on your mobile phone via the Android Market and AppStore or even now on Roku. Gamers can also catch the UFC 169 action on Xbox Live and PS3/PS4 with the help of their video game consoles.
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However, if you need your UFC 169 results as soon as possible, for free, MMAmania.com will deliver up-to-the-minute results and live fight coverage, including round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of all the UFC 169: "Barao vs. Faber 2" action before, during and after the event RIGHT HERE.
More details on the UFC 169 fight card, who is fighting who, as well as how to keep yourself updated all night long, below:
UFC 169 Main Event (PPV):
135 lbs.: UFC Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao vs. Urijah Faber
UFC 169 Co-Main Event (PPV):
145 lbs.: UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo vs. Ricardo Lamas
UFC 169 Main Card (PPV):
265 lbs.: Alistair Overeem vs. Frank Mir
125 lbs.: Ali Bagautinov vs. John Lineker
155 lbs.: Abel Trujillo vs. Jamie Varner
UFC 169 "Prelims" Under Card Pt. 2 (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET):
155 lbs.: John Makdessi vs. Alan Patrick
125 lbs.: Chris Cariaso vs. Danny Martinez
185 lbs.: Nick Catone vs. Tom Watson
155 lbs.: Al Iaquinta vs. Kevin Lee
UFC 169 "Prelims" Under Card Pt. 1 (UFC Fight Pass, 6:30 p.m. ET):
185 lbs.: Andy Enz vs. Clint Hester
155 lbs.: Rashid Magomedov vs. Tony Martin
170 lbs.: Neil Magny vs. Gasan Umalatov
To watch the UFC 169 "Prelims" on "Fight Pass" all you need to do is start a free trial, which will last until the end of this month (Feb. 28, 2014), right here.
Remember, too, that our round-by-round UFC 169 results of the under card fights on Fight Pass/FOX Sports 1 will begin to flow around 6:30 p.m. ET later this evening and run right on through to our main card PPV coverage, which is set to start at 10 p.m. ET.
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