Now that TUF 17 Finale is officially yesterday’s news, the UFC has swiftly turned its attention towards their next event. “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Melendez” takes place Saturday inside HP Pavilion in San Jose, California.
To help hype the Octagon’s return to primetime television, FOX debuted “UFC on FOX 7: Road to the Octagon” Sunday afternoon. If you missed the hour-long documentary, no worries because we’ve located the footage for your viewing pleasure.
The show features Gilbert Melendez (pictured) and reigning UFC lightweight champ Benson Henderson as they prepare for this weekend’s shootout.
Heavyweights Daniel Cormier and Frank Mir, who serve as the card’s co-main event, as well as Nate Diaz and Josh Thomson also appear in the video.
Please click the media player below to watch the promo:
Here is Saturday’s lineup:
(Facebook 3:35PM ET/12:35PM PT)
Yoel Romero vs. Clifford Starks
Roger Bowling vs. Anthony Njokuani
TJ Dillashaw vs. Hugo Viana
(FX 5PM ET/2PM PT)
Jorge Masvidal vs. Tim Means
Darren Uyenoyama vs. Joseph Benavidez
Myles Jury vs. Ramsey Nijem
Francis Carmont vs. Lorenz Larkin
Chad Mendes vs. Darren Elkins
(FOX 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Matt Brown vs. Jordan Mein
Nate Diaz vs. Josh Thomson
Daniel Cormier vs. Frank Mir
Gilbert Melendez vs. Benson Henderson (UFC lightweight champion)