‘UFC 146 Primetime’ Premieres May 11th on FX

Written by Tom Ngo
March 15th, 2012

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To assist in promoting Junior dos Santos’ (Pictured) first heavyweight title defense when he meets Alistair Overeem at UFC 146, the planet’s most prestigious MMA organization will release a three-part “UFC 146 Primetime” series to help generate additional hoopla.

The documentary provides in-depth footage of dos Santos and Overeem as they prepare for their 265-pound shootout.

The first episode airs May 11th at 11PM ET (8PM PT satellite) on FX. The last two installments will hit the airwaves on May 18th and May 25th, respectively, during the same time slot.

MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada hosts the festivities.

Here are the athletes slated to perform on Memorial Day weekend:

Preliminary Card:

Mike Brown vs. Daniel Pineda

Jason “Mayhem” Miller vs. C.B. Dollaway

Dan Hardy vs. Duane Ludwig

Glover Teixeira vs. Kyle Kingsbury

Diego Brandao vs. Darren Elkins

Paul Sass vs. Jacob Volkmann

Edson Barboza vs. Evan Dunham

Main Card:

Shane Del Rosario vs. Gabriel Gonzaga

Stephan Struve vs. Mark Hunt

Roy Nelson vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva

Cain Velasquez vs. Frank Mir

Alistair Overeem vs. Junior dos Santos (UFC Heavyweight Champion)

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