Facebook to Stream Two “UFC Fight for the Troops 2” Preliminary Bouts

Written by Tom Ngo
January 18th, 2011

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Octagon officials have just announced fans can watch two live “UFC Fight for the Troops 2” preliminary bouts on Saturday at 8PM ET/5PM PT by simply clicking the “Like” button on the UFC Facebook page.

With a simple click of the mouse, viewers will gain access to a live stream of the lightweight battle between Cody McKenzie and veteran Yves Edwards, as well as a pivotal welterweight clash pitting DaMarques Johnson against Mike Guymon.

“I’m always looking for ways to give fans fights for free and this is just another example of that,” UFC president Dana White said. “Facebook is such a great tool for people to stay connected and we’re excited to put two live fights on our UFC page for free.”

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The freebie fight train keeps on rolling after the two preliminary scraps, as Spike TV will broadcast the card’s main bouts live starting at 9PM ET/6PM PT.

“Fight for The Troops 2” takes place this Saturday at Fort Hood, Texas. The event will raise funds for the brave men and women in the United States Armed Forces with traumatic brain injuries. Information about ways to donate can be found online at www.fightforthetroops.com.

Here is the roster for Saturday’s fund raiser:

Preliminary Bouts:

Will Campuzano vs. Chris Cariaso
Amilcar Alves vs. Charlie Brenneman
Willamy Freire vs. Waylon Lowe
Rani Yahya vs. Mike Brown
Mike Guymon vs. DaMarques Johnson
Yves Edwards vs. Cody McKenzie

Main Bouts:

Cole Miller vs. Matt Wiman
Pat Barry vs. Joey Beltran
Mark Hominick vs. George Roop
Tim Hague vs. Matt Mitrione
Evan Dunham vs. Melvin Guillard

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