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Programming reminder: 'Countdown' to UFC 118: 'Edgar vs Penn 2' debuts TONIGHT (Aug. 23) on Spike TV

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Countdown to UFC 118: "Edgar vs. Penn 2" will debut TONIGHT (Monday, Aug. 23 at midnight ET -- early Tuesday, technically) on Spike TV to promote the upcoming pay-per-view (PPV) event scheduled for the TD Garden in Boston, Mass., on Sat., Aug. 28.

The network special will provide a glimpse into the preparation and training camps of the fighters set to headline the show, featuring current UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar and division number one contender BJ Penn.

Rest assured we'll also hear from foul-mouthed boxing champion James Toney, who will make his mixed martial arts debut against none other that UFC Hall of Famer, Randy Couture.

Replays of "Countdown" to UFC 118: "Edgar vs. Penn 2" will air at the following times on Spike TV:

  • Wednesday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Aug. 27 at 12 a.m. ET (Thursday night into Friday morning)
  • Saturday, Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. ET

Remember that MMAmania.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of UFC 118, beginning with the PPV telecast at 10 p.m. ET. In addition, we will deliver up-to-the-minute quick results of all the under card action much earlier on fight night.

To get up to speed on the "Edgar vs. Penn 2" event be sure to check out the complete UFC 118 archive right here.