‘Countdown to UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao’ Debuts Tonight on FUEL TV

Written by Tom Ngo
July 17th, 2012

UFC Bantamweight Urijah Faber

Has anyone noticed the lack of buzz surrounding Saturday’s “UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao” pay-per-view broadcast? FUEL TV has, and that’s why the network will premiere “Countdown to UFC 149” tonight at 9PM ET (6PM PT satellite) to help generate some hoopla.

This 60-minute documentary focuses on the interim bantamweight title tilt between Urijah Faber (Pictured) and Renan Barao, as well as UFC 149‘s co-featured attraction with Hector Lombard and Tim Boetsch.

FUEL TV airs “Countdown to UFC 149″ replays on Wednesday (5 a.m. ET), Thursday (12:30 a.m. and 11 p.m. ET), Friday (4 p.m. ET) and Saturday (7 p.m. ET).

Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada hosts Saturday’s festivities.

Here is the official roster for UFC 149:

Preliminary Card:

(Facebook 7PM ET/4PM PT)

Mitch Clarke vs. Anton Kuivanen

Daniel Pineda vs. Antonio Carvalho


Bryan Caraway vs. Mitch Gagnon

Ryan Jimmo vs. Anthony Perosh

Roland Delorme vs. Francisco Rivera

Court McGee vs. Nick Ring

Main Card:

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

Chris Clements vs Matt Riddle

Brian Ebersole vs. James Head

Shawn Jordan vs. Cheick Kongo

Hector Lombard vs. Tim Boetsch

Urijah Faber vs. Renan Barao (For UFC interim bantamweight title)

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