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‘UFC 145 Primetime’ Premieres Tonight on FX

Written by Tom Ngo
April 6th, 2012
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The hoopla train for UFC 145 officially kicks into overdrive tonight. To help hype the highly anticipated grudge match between light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (Pictured) and Rashad Evans, the UFC will release the first part of “UFC 145 Primetime” Friday on FX.

The debut episode airs at 11PM ET (8PM PT satellite). The last two installments of the three-part series will hit the airwaves on April 13th and April 20th, respectively, during the same time slot.

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.

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:

(Facebook 7PM ET/4PM PT)

Maximo Blanco vs. Marcus Brimage

Keith Wisniewski vs. Chris Clements

(FX 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Mac Danzig vs. Efrain Escudero

Anthony Njokuani vs. John Makdessi

Matt Brown vs. Stephen Thompson

Travis Browne vs. Chad Griggs

Main Card:

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

Miguel Torres vs. Michael McDonald

John Alessio 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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