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TUF 16 Finale start time and how to watch 'Nelson vs. Mitrione' live video stream/TV details

Watching the Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 16 Finale has never been easier thanks to our handy-dandy guide to all your viewing options. Here's how (and when) to watch the Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione event tonight on FX, FUEL TV, and Facebook.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will make its return to network television TONIGHT (Dec. 15, 2012), with the Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 16 Finale, which will begin around 5:30 p.m. ET with the Jared Papazian vs. Tim Elliott flyweight bout on Facebook.

Then it's time to kick it on over to FUEL TV for a four fight rip of the preliminary card starting with T.J. Waldburger vs. Nick Catone and ending with Mike Pyle vs. James Head. Then you switch to the FX channel for the start of the main card, headlined by a heavyweight contest featuring Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione, beginning promptly at 9 p.m. ET.

Not sure if you get FX or FUEL TV as part of your subscription package?

You can call up your local cable and/or satellite provider or visit them online to find out which channel you should be tuning in to for tonight's mixed martial arts (MMA) extravaganza.

However, if you need your TUF 16 Finale results as soon as possible, and don't have a provider that carries the network, will deliver up-to-the-minute results and live fight coverage, including round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of all the action before, during and after the event RIGHT HERE.

Here's is tonight's TUF 16 Finale fight card and line-up:

TUF 16 Finale Main Event:

265 lbs.: Roy Nelson vs. Matt Mitrione

TUF 16 Finale Main Card on FX (9 p.m. ET):

170 lbs.: Mike Ricci vs. Colton Smith (TUF 16 tournament final)
265 lbs.: Pat Barry vs. Shane Del Rosario
155 lbs.: Melvin Guillard vs. Jamie Varner
145 lbs.: Jonathan Brookins vs. Dustin Poirier

TUF 16 Finale "Prelims" on FUEL TV (7 p.m. ET):

170 lbs.: James Head vs. Mike Pyle
135 lbs.: Johnny Bedford vs. Marcos Vinicius
155 lbs.: Rustam Khabilov vs. Vinc Pichel
170 lbs.: Nick Catone vs. T.J. Waldburger

TUF 16 Finale "Prelims" on Facebook (5:45 p.m. ET):

135 lbs.: Reuben Duran vs. Hugo Viana
155 lbs.: John Cofer vs. Mike Rio
135 lbs.: Tim Elliott vs. Jared Papazian

Tonight's network television event, emanating live from the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, will likely be airing at one of your local watering holes. Find a list of pro-UFC bars right here.

International fight fans can always head over to to stream the event right here. The live video stream may not be available in all countries; however, below is a list of possible viewing options for viewers outside of the United States (check your local listings):

Sportsnet One: Canada
Combate: Brazil
ONE HD: Australia
Balls: Philippines
OSN: United Arab Emirates
MTV3: Finland
Orange Sport: Poland
Arena Sports: Serbia
SKY Italia: Italy

To find out if this card is worth your time, you can catch up on all the latest and greatest news and notes for the TUF 16 Finale by clicking here.