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Programming alert: 'Countdown to UFC 112' debuts on Spike TV and Versus April 9


Countdown to UFC 112: "Invincible" will debut Friday, April 9 at 12:00 a.m. ET on Spike TV (Thursday night into Friday morning) to promote the upcoming pay-per-view (PPV) event scheduled for the Concert Arena at the Ferrari World theme park on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Saturday, April 10.

It can also be seen on the Versus network, UFC's second home for combat programming, just one hour later at 1:00 a.m. ET.

The network special will provide a glimpse into the preparation and training camps of the fighters set to headline the show, featuring current UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and number one contender Demian Maia. Also getting a closer look is the 155-pound championship tilt between lightweight kingpin BJ Penn and challenger Frankie Edgar.

For those who miss the "Countdown to UFC 112" premier it will re-air at the following times:

April 9 at 11 p.m. ET (Spike TV)
April 10 at 12:00 a.m. ET (MTV 3)
April 10 at 1:00 p.m. ET (Spike TV)

Remember that will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action on fight night (Saturday, April 10), which is slated to air at 10 p.m. ET on pay-per-view from Abu Dhabi. The latest quick updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that around 8 p.m. ET with the preliminary bouts.

To get up to speed on the "Invincible" event be sure to check out the complete UFC 112 archive by clicking here.

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