Now that “Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson” is officially in the record books, it’s time to look ahead to Zuffa, LLC’s next major show. To help generate additional hoopla for this Saturday’s “UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz” pay-per-view broadcast, Spike TV debuts “Countdown to UFC 133” tonight at 11PM ET/PT.
UFC 133 takes place inside the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rashad Evans stands opposite Tito Ortiz in the card’s main attraction. The hour-long special will follow the former light heavyweight champions around as they prepare for this weekend’s rematch.
The 205-pounders fought to a controversial draw at UFC 73 back in July of 2007.
In addition, the documentary will also showcase the card’s co-featured fighters Yoshihiro Akiyama and Vitor Belfort as they construct their strategies for their critical shootout.
Spike TV will offer up replays for “Countdown to UFC 133” on Thursday, August 4th at 3PM ET/PT and Saturday, August 6th at 6PM ET/PT.
Here is the agenda for this weekend’s show:
(Facebook 6PM ET/3PM PT)
Rafael Natal vs. Paul Bradley
Mike Brown vs. Nam Phan
Mike Pierce vs. Johny Hendricks
Nick Pace vs. Ivan Menjivar
(Spike TV 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Rani Yahya vs. Chad Mendes
Alexander Gustafsson vs. Matt Hamill
(Pay-Per-View 9PM ET/6PM PT)
Jorge Rivera vs. Costantinos Phillippou
Mike Pyle vs. Rory MacDonald
Brian Ebersole vs. Dennis Hallman
Vitor Belfort vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama
Rashad Evans vs. Tito Ortiz