UFC 101 Countdown Premiers Tuesday On Spike TV

Written by Tom Ngo
July 31st, 2009

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Spike has announced that the “UFC 101 Countdown” show will premiere Tuesday, August 4th. Lightweight champion BJ Penn will take on Kenny Florian in the night’s main event. Also being featured is middleweight champ Anderson Silva’s second fight in the light heavyweight division against Forrest Griffin.

The UFC 101 Countdown show will air on Tuesday night beginning at 11PM ET/PT and will replay on August 6th and 8th at 2AM ET/PT and 6 PM ET/PT, respectively.

UFC 101 will take place at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, and will be available on pay-per-view.

Here’s how the UFC 101 card breaks down:

Preliminary Bouts:

Dan Cramer vs. Matthew Riddle
George Roop vs. George Sotiropoulos
Thiago Tavares vs. Melvin Guillard
Jesse Lennox vs. Danillo Villefort
Tamdan McCrory vs. John Howard
Alessio Sakara vs. Thales Leites

Main Bouts:

Josh Neer vs. Kurt Pellgrino
Ricardo Almeida vs. Kendall Grove
Johny Hendricks vs. Amir Sadollah
Anderson Silva vs. Forrest Griffin (Light Heavyweight bout)
Kenny Florian vs. BJ Penn (UFC Lightweight Champion)

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