‘UFC 145 Primetime’ Premieres April 6th on FX

Written by Tom Ngo
March 12th, 2012

UFC Light Heavyweight Jon Jones

As if the highly anticipated grudge match between light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (Pictured) and Rashad Evans needed any more buzz, the UFC will release a three-part “UFC 145 Primetime” series to add more fuel to the white hot fire.

The documentary provides in-depth footage of Jones and Evans as they prepare to finally settle their differences. The friends-turned-foes have been exchanging insults for over a year.

The first episode airs April 6th at 11PM ET (8PM PT satellite) on FX. The last two installments will hit the airwaves on April 13th and April 20th, respectively, during the same time slot.

UFC 145 takes place April 21st inside Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. The 205-pound affair headlines the pay-per-view broadcast.

Here are the athletes slated to compete in the Octagon’s return to the ATL:

Preliminary Card:


Maximo Blanco vs. Marcus Brimage

Keith Wisniewski vs. Chris Clements

Mac Danzig vs. Efrain Escudero


Anthony Njokuani vs. John Makdessi

Matt Brown vs. Stephen Thompson

Travis Browne vs. Chad Griggs

Miguel Torres vs. Michael McDonald

Main Card:

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

Matt Wiman vs. Mark Bocek

Mark Hominick vs. Eddie Yagin

Ben Rothwell vs. Brendan Schaub

Rory MacDonald vs. Che Mills

Rashad Evans vs. Jon Jones (UFC Light Heavyweight Champion)

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