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“UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz” Extended Video Preview

Written by Tom Ngo
August 2nd, 2011
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Understanding this Saturday’s “UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz” pay-per-view broadcast is being met with a lukewarm reception, the planet’s biggest MMA promotion has released an extended video preview to help generate some much needed hoopla for the show.

Former light heavyweight champions Rashad Evans and Tito Ortiz (Pictured) will headline the Octagon’s return to Philly. The 205-pounders fought to a controversial draw four years ago at UFC 73.

A middleweight shootout between Vitor Belfort and Yoshihiro Akiyama will serve as the night’s co-featured contest.

The Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia will host the event.

Please click the media player below to watch the extended promo:

Here are the athletes that will be fighting in The City of Brotherly Love:

Preliminary Bouts:

(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

Main Bouts:

(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

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