Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its traditional pre-fight press conference earlier today (Aug. 15, 2013) to help promote this Saturday night's (Aug. 17) UFC Fight Night 26: "Shogun vs. Sonnen" event, which emanates live from the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, on FOX Sports 1.
Headlining the promotion's return to "Beantown" is a light heavyweight match-up pitting former 205-pound champion Mauricio Rua opposite middleweight import and former division contender Chael Sonnen, while former Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem will slug it out against top 265-pound prospect Travis Browne in the co-main event.
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire card on fight night (Sat., Aug. 17, 2013), starting with the Facebook "Prelims," which are scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. ET, right on through the FOX-Sports televised under card bouts and then main card action, which is slated to air at 8 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1.
See you then!
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