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Programming reminder: 'Countdown to UFC 146' debuts tonight (May 22) on FUEL TV

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Countdown to UFC 146: "Dos Santos vs. Mir" will debut TONIGHT (Tues., May 22, 2012) at 12 a.m. ET on FUEL TV to promote the upcoming pay-per-view (PPV) event scheduled for this Saturday night (May 26) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

That's tonight at midnight, just to be clear.

The network special will provide a glimpse into the preparation and training camps of the fighters set to headline the show, featuring UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos and former division titleholder Frank Mir. currently lists replays of "Countdown to UFC 146" at the following times (ET):

  • Weds., May 23 at 5 & 10 p.m.
  • Thurs., May 24, at 8 p.m.
  • Fri., May 25, at 11:30 p.m.

"Dos Santos vs. Mir" headlines an all-heavyweight card that also features Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio Silva, Dave Herman vs. Roy Nelson, Lavar Johnson vs. Stefan Struve and Shane Del Rosario vs. Stipe Miocic.

Here is the latest UFC 146 fight card line up:

Main Event:

UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos vs. Frank Mir

Main Card (Pay-Per-View):

265 lbs.: Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio Silva
265 lbs.: Roy Nelson vs. Dave Herman
265 lbs.: Shane del Rosario vs. Stipe Miocic
265 lbs.: Lavar Johnson vs. Stefan Struve

Preliminary Card (FX Channel):

145 lbs.: Diego Brandao vs. Darren Elkins
155 lbs.: Edson Barboza vs. Jamie Varner
185 lbs.: Jason Miller vs. C.B. Dollaway
170 lbs.: Dan Hardy vs. Duane Ludwig

Preliminary Card (Facebook):

155 lbs.: Paul Sass vs. Jacob Volkmann
205 lbs.: Glover Teixeira vs. Kyle Kingsbury
145 lbs.: Mike Brown vs. Daniel Pineda will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action on fight night (Sat., May 26, 2012), which is slated to air at 10 p.m. ET on PPV. The latest quick updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that around 6:45 p.m. ET with the "Prelims" bouts on Facebook/FX.

To check out the latest UFC 146 news and notes click here.


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