“Countdown to UFC 127” Debuts Tonight on Versus and Spike TV

Written by Tom Ngo
February 24th, 2011

UFC Welterweight Jon Fitch

Jon Fitch and BJ Penn will collide this weekend at UFC 127. To help generate some hype for their top contender scrap, Versus and Spike TV will kick off the pre-fight festivities tonight with the premiere of “Countdown to UFC 127.”

The preview show debuts tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT on Versus. Spike TV will broadcast the documentary shortly after at 11PM ET/PT.

A replay airs Friday at 8PM ET/PT on Spike TV.

UFC 127 takes place inside the Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia.

Here are the athletes scheduled to participate in the show:

Preliminary Bouts:

Maciej Jewtuszko vs. Curt Warburton
Mark Hunt vs Chris Tuchscherer

(Facebook 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Riki Fukuda vs. Nick Ring
Tie Quan Zhang vs. Jason Reinhardt
Anthony Perosh vs. Tom Blackledge

(ION Television 9PM ET/6PM PT)

Alexander Gustafsson vs. James Te Huna
Spencer Fisher vs. Ross Pearson

Main Bouts:

Chris Lytle vs. Brian Ebersole
Chris Camozzi vs. Kyle Noke
George Sotiropoulos vs. Dennis Siver
Jorge Rivera vs. Michael Bisping
BJ Penn vs. Jon Fitch

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