“UFC 122: Marquardt vs. Okami” will be jumping off this morning inside the Konig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany. The first preliminary bout is scheduled to start at approximately 12:20PM ET/9:20AM PT. Spike TV will treat North Americans to a freebie same-day tape-delay broadcast of the card’s main bouts tonight beginning at 9PM ET/PT.
The Octagon’s return to Germany features a middleweight top contender scrap between Nate Marquardt and Yushin Okami.
Marquardt bounced back from a disappointing showing against Chael Sonnen at UFC 109 in February by quickly putting Rousimar Palhares down at “UFC Fight Night 22,” while Okami is fresh off a split decision win over Mark Munoz at “UFC on Versus 2.”
Here is the roster for tonight’s extravaganza:
Carlos Eduardo Rocha vs. Kris McCray
Seth Petruzelli vs. Karlos Vemola
Duane “Bang” Ludwig vs. Nick Osipczak
Rob Kimmons vs. Kyle Noke
Pascal Krauss vs. Mark Scanlon
Alexandre Ferreira vs. Vladimir Matyushenko
Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Goran Reljic
Amir Sadollah vs. Peter Sobotta
Dennis Siver vs. Andre Winner
Jorge Rivera vs. Alessio Sakara
Nate Marquardt vs. Yushin Okami