The hoopla train for UFC 146 officially kicks into overdrive tonight. To help hype the heavyweight shootout between champion Junior dos Santos (Pictured) and Frank Mir, the UFC will release the first part of “UFC 146 Primetime” tonight 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 May 18th and May 25th during the same time slot.
The documentary provides in-depth footage of dos Santos and Mir as they prepare for battle.
UFC 146 takes place May 26th inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 265-pound affair headlines the pay-per-view broadcast.
Here are the athletes slated to compete this Memorial Day weekend:
Mike Brown vs. Daniel Pineda
Glover Teixeira vs. Kyle Kingsbury
Dan Hardy vs. Duane Ludwig
(FX 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Paul Sass vs. Jacob Volkmann
Jason “Mayhem” Miller vs. C.B. Dollaway
Edson Barboza vs. Jamie Varner
Diego Brandao vs. Darren Elkins
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Stephan Struve vs. Mark Hunt
Shane Del Rosario vs. Stipe Miocic
Roy Nelson vs. Dave Herman
Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva
Frank Mir vs. Junior dos Santos (UFC Heavyweight Champion)