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‘UFC 148 Primetime: Silva vs. Sonnen II’ Debuts Tonight on FUEL TV

Written by Tom Ngo
June 30th, 2012
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UFC Middleweight Anderson Silva

UFC 148 Primetime: Silva vs. Sonnen II” premieres tonight on FUEL TV at 7PM ET/4PM PT. As if you fanboys didn’t already know…

The 30-minute special will then stream on UFC.com immediately after at 7:30PM ET for fans whose cable companies don’t carry FUEL.

The documentary focuses on middleweight king Anderson Silva (Pictured) and chatty challenger Chael Sonnen as they prepare to perform in the most anticipated rematch in mixed martial arts history.

After manhandling Silva for nearly five complete rounds at UFC 117, Sonnen was abruptly submitted with only 110 ticks remaining on the clock. Uncle Chael has been a thorn in “The Spider’s” side ever since the August 2010 defeat.

The sequel takes place next Saturday inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Please click the media player below to watch a sneak peek from tonight’s show:

Here is the official roster for UFC 148:

Preliminary Card:

(Facebook 7PM ET/4PM PT)

Yoislandy Izquierdo vs. Rafaello Oliveira

(FX 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Shane Roller vs. John Alessio

Riki Fukuda vs. Constantinos Philippou

Melvin Guillard vs. Fabricio Camoes

Gleison Tibau vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

Main Card:

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

Ivan Menjivar vs. Mike Easton

Chad Mendes vs. Cody McKenzie

Demian Maia vs. Dong Hyun Kim

Cung Le vs. Patrick Cote

Tito Ortiz vs. Forrest Griffin

Chael Sonnen vs. Anderson Silva (UFC middleweight champion)

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