Since a concussion forced TJ Grant out of his title bout against reigning lightweight champion Benson Henderson (pictured), fans will now get treated to one of the most anticipated rematches in MMA history when Henderson and Anthony Pettis square off at UFC 164.
But everybody already knew that. What nobody knew until recently was the order in which their opening acts would be performing on August 31.
The UFC’s Facebook page kicks things off by streaming four preliminary bouts live at 6PM ET/3PM PT. Fox Sports 1 will then air the remaining four prelims at 8PM ET/5PM PT.
The pay-per-view broadcast beings immediately after at 10PM ET/7PM PT.
Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin hosts the festivities.
Here is the show’s official agenda:
(Facebook 6PM ET/3PM PT)
Magnus Cedeblad vs. Jared Hamman
Al Iaquinta vs. Ryan Couture
Soa Palelei vs. Nikita Krylov
Derek Brunson vs. Yoel Romero
(Fox Sports 1 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Chico Camus vs. Kyung Ho Kang
Pascal Krauss vs. Hyun Gyu Lim
Louis Gaudinot vs. Tim Elliot
Jamie Varner vs. Gleison Tibau
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Dustin Poirier vs. Erik Koch
Ben Rothwell vs. Brandon Vera
Chad Mendes vs. Clay Guida
Frank Mir vs. Josh Barnett
Anthony Pettis vs. Benson Henderson (UFC lightweight champion)