“UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes” takes place Saturday inside HSBC Arena in Rio de Jenairo, Brazil. The first preliminary bout is scheduled to start at approximately 7:30PM ET/4:30PM PT. Make sure to stay with 5thRound.com all night for our live coverage.
The UFC’s Facebook page kicks off the festivities by streaming the Felipe Arantes vs. Antonio Carvalho fight. FX will then broadcast four prelims live starting at 8PM ET/5PM PT.
Unfortunately the freebie fights end there, as fans will have to pay for the goods when the pay-per-view begins at 10PM ET/7PM PT.
Saturday’s show will feature a featherweight title tilt between champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes (Pictured).
Here is the roster for tonight’s fiesta:
(Facebook 7:30PM ET/4:30PM PT)
Felipe Arantes vs. Antonio Carvalho
(FX 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Mike Pyle vs. Ricardo Funch
Yuri Alcantara vs. Michihiro Omigawa
Ednaldo Oliveira vs. Gabriel Gonzaga
Sam Stout vs. Thiago Tavares
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Terry Etim vs. Edson Barboza
Erick Silva vs. Carlos Prater
Mike Massenzio vs. Rousimar Palhares
Vitor Belfort vs. Anthony Johnson
Chad Mendes vs. Jose Aldo (UFC Featherweight Champion)