“Countdown to UFC 142” Debuts Tonight on FUEL TV

Written by Tom Ngo
January 10th, 2012

UFC Jose Aldo

“UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes” takes place this Saturday and features a featherweight title tilt between champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes. To help hype the 145-pound scrap, FUEL TV will premiere “Countdown to UFC 142” tonight at 9PM ET/PT.

The documentary focuses on Aldo and Mendes as they prepare for battle. Vitor Belfort and Anthony Johnson, the card’s co-main event, will also provide behind-the-scenes footage as they get ready for their middleweight shootout.

The HSBC Arena in Rio de Jenairo, Brazil hosts UFC 142. The pay-per-view broadcast begins live in the US at 10PM ET/7PM PT.

For the first time in the network’s history, FX will air several UFC preliminary bouts.

Here is the event’s current lineup:

Preliminary Bouts:


Felipe Arantes vs. Antonio Carvalho

Mike Pyle vs. Ricardo Funch

Yuri Alcantara vs. Michihiro Omigawa

Ednaldo Oliveira vs. Gabriel Gonzaga

Sam Stout vs. Thiago Tavares

Main Bouts:

(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)

Erick Silva vs. Carlos Prater

Terry Etim vs. Edson Barboza

Mike Massenzio vs. Rousimar Palhares

Vitor Belfort vs. Anthony Johnson

Chad Mendes vs. Jose Aldo (UFC Featherweight Champion)

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