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

Written by Tom Ngo
July 3rd, 2012

UFC Middleweight Chael Sonnen

For those of you who just can’t seem to get enough of the pre-fight hoopla surrounding Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen (Pictured) , FUEL TV is premiering “Countdown to UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” tonight at 9PM ET/6PM PT.

The network had just debuted “UFC 148 Primetime: Silva vs. Sonnen II” this past Saturday. However, that show was only 30 minutes long.

This 60-minute documentary focuses on the heavily-hyped rematch between Silva and Sonnen, as well as UFC 148’s co-featured attraction with Forrest Griffin and Tito Ortiz.

FUEL TV airs “Countdown to UFC 148” replays on Wednesday (5AM and 6PM ET), Thursday (11PM ET), Friday (4PM ET) and Saturday (7PM ET).

MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada hosts Saturday’s festivities.

Here is the official roster for UFC 148:

UFC Fan Expo coincides with this event on July 6th-7th

Preliminary Card:

(Facebook 7:25PM ET/4:25PM PT)

Yoislandy Izquierdo vs. Rafaello Oliveira


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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