“UFC 127: Penn vs. Fitch” will be jumping off tonight inside the Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia. The first preliminary bout is scheduled to start at approximately 7:20PM ET/4:20PM PT. Make sure to stay with 5thRound.com all night for our live coverage.
The UFC’s Facebook page will stream two live prelims at 8PM ET/5PM PT and ION Television will immediately follow up with three additional freebie fights. The live pay-per-view broadcast kicks off at 10PM ET/7PM PT.
Oh yeah, did we fail mention tonight’s festivities in Australia will be shown live in North America?
BJ Penn meets Jon Fitch in the card’s featured attraction. The welterweights will vie for next dibs at the title, as UFC president Dana White has promised the victor will advance to a championship affair.
Here is the agenda for tonight’s live event from the land down under:
Maciej Jewtuszko vs. Curt Warburton
Mark Hunt vs Chris Tuchscherer
(Facebook 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Tie Quan Zhang vs. Jason Reinhardt
Anthony Perosh vs. Tom Blackledge
(ION Television 9PM ET/6PM PT)
Riki Fukuda vs. Nick Ring
Alexander Gustafsson vs. James Te Huna
Spencer Fisher vs. Ross Pearson
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