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:
(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
(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)