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Programming reminder: 'Countdown to UFC 140' debuts tonight (Dec. 2) on Fuel TV

Countdown to UFC 140: "Jones vs. Machida" will debut TONIGHT (Fri., Dec. 2, 2011) at 9:00 p.m. ET on Fuel TV to promote the upcoming pay-per-view (PPV) event scheduled for the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2011.

The network special will provide a glimpse into the preparation and training camps of the fighters set to headline the show, featuring current light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former division kingpin Lyoto Machida. currently lists replays of "Countdown to UFC 140" at the following times (ET):

Weds., Dec. 7, at 10:00 p.m.
Thurs., Dec. 8, at 1:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m.
Fri., Dec. 9, at 8:00 p.m.

"Jones vs. Machida" will also feature the Nogueira brothers, as Rodrigo rematches heavyweight rival Frank Mir while Rogerio tries to upend former 205-pound champ Tito Ortiz.

Here is the current UFC 140 fight card and line-up:

Main event:

205 lbs.: Jon Jones vs. Lyoto Machida

Main card (PPV):

265 lbs.: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Frank Mir
205 lbs.: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Tito Ortiz
170 lbs.: Brian Ebersole vs. Claude Patrick
145 lbs.: Mark Hominick vs. Chan Sung Jung

Preliminary card (ION Television):

205 lbs.: Igor Pokrajac vs. Krzysztof Soszynski
155 lbs.: Dennis Hallman vs. John Makdessi
185 lbs.: Jared Hamman vs. Constantinos Philippou
135 lbs.: Yves Jabouin vs. Walel Watson

Preliminary card (Facebook):

155 lbs.: Mark Bocek vs. Nik Lentz
170 lbs.: Rich Attonito vs. Jake Hecht
155 lbs.: Mitch Clarke vs. John Cholish will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action on fight night (Sat., Dec. 10), which is slated to air at 9 p.m. ET on pay-per-view. The latest quick updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that around 6:30 p.m. ET with the preliminary bouts.

For the latest UFC 140 news and notes click here.

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