Folks are still too busy clamoring over the controversy that ensued at UFC 144 to remember “UFC on FX: Alves vs. Kampmann” jumps off this weekend in Australia. To help whet fans’ appetites for the Octagon’s return to The Land Down Under, the planet’s most prestigious MMA organization has released a promo to help hype the show.
The freebie fight card features a thrilling welterweight shootout between Thiago Alves (Pictured) and Martin Kampmann.
Allphones Arena in Sydney hosts Saturday’s shindig. However, due to the time zone difference, the main card will air live in North America on Friday at 9PM ET/6PM PT on FX.
Please click the media player below to watch the promo:
Here are the athletes slated to perform in the show:
(Facebook 5:30PM ET/2:30PM PT)
Oli Thompson vs. Shawn Jordan
(FUEL TV 6PM ET/3PM PT)
Mackens Semerzier vs. Daniel Pineda
Jake Hecht vs. TJ Waldburger
Kyle Noke vs. Andrew Craig
Cole Miller vs. Steven Siler
Nick Penner vs. Anthony Perosh
James Te Huna vs. Aaron Rosa
(FX 9PM ET/6PM PT)
Constantinos Philippou vs. Court McGee
Ian McCall vs. Demetrious Johnson (Flyweight Tournament Fight)
Joseph Benavidez vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani (Flyweight Tournament Fight)
Thiago Alves vs. Martin Kampmann (Three-Round Fight)