“UFC 147: Silva vs. Franklin II” takes place Saturday inside Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The first preliminary bout is scheduled to start at approximately 7PM ET/4PM PT. Make sure to stay with 5thRound.com all night for our live coverage.
Facebook will kick off the festivities by streaming two prelims. Fans simply have to “Like” the UFC’s page in order to watch the scraps live.
FX will then broadcast four preliminary bouts live beginning at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Unfortunately the freebie fights end there, as fans will have to pay for the goods when the pay-per-view begins at 10PM ET/7PM PT.
Saturday’s show features a rematch between Wanderlei Silva (Pictured) and Rich Franklin. The former middleweight champion hung a close unanimous decision win over Silva at UFC 99.
The mixed martial arts icons will battle in a 190-pound catchweight contest.
Here is the roster for tonight’s extravaganza:
(Facebook 7PM ET/4PM PT)
Felipe Arantes vs. Milton Vieira
Marcos Vinicius vs. Wagner Campos
(FX 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Leonardo Mafra Teixeira vs. Thiago de Oliveira Perpetuo
John Teixeira vs. Hugo Viana
Francisco Drinaldo vs. Delson Heleno
Rodrigo Damm vs. Anistavio Medeiros
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Yuri Alcantara vs. Hacran Dias
Fabricio Werdum vs. Mike Russow
Rony Mariano Bezerra vs. Godofredo de Oliveira (‘TUF: Brazil’ Featherweight Finals)
Serginho Moraes vs. Cezar Ferreira (‘TUF: Brazil’ Middleweight Finals)
Wanderlei Silva vs. Rich Franklin (190-pound catchweight bout)