‘Countdown to UFC 143′ Debuts Tonight on FUEL TV

Written by Tom Ngo
January 31st, 2012

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“UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit” takes place Saturday and features a interim welterweight title tilt between Nick Diaz (Pictured) and Carlos Condit. To help hype the 170-pound scrap, FUEL TV will premiere “Countdown to UFC 143” tonight at 9PM ET/PT.

The documentary focuses on Diaz and Condit as they prepare for battle. Roy Nelson and Fabricio Werdum, the card’s co-main event, will also provide behind-the-scenes footage as they get ready for their heavyweight shootout.

Replays of “Countdown to UFC 143″ will be made available throughout the week.

Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada hosts UFC 143. The pay-per-view broadcast begins live at 10PM ET/7PM PT.

Here are the athletes expected to appear in the show:

Preliminary Card:

(Facebook 7:20PM ET/4:20PM PT)

Rafael Natal vs. Michael Kuiper

Dan Stittgen vs. Stephen Thompson


Matt Brown vs. Chris Cope

Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres vs. Edwin Figueroa

Henry Martinez vs. Matt Riddle

Dustin Poirier vs. Max Holloway

Main Card:

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

Ed Herman vs. Clifford Starks

Scott Jorgensen vs. Renan Barao

Josh Koscheck vs. Mike Pierce

Roy Nelson vs. Fabricio Werdum

Carlos Condit vs. Nick Diaz (Interim UFC Welterweight Title)

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