“UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz” will be jumping off tonight inside the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The first preliminary bout is scheduled to start at approximately 5:45PM ET/2:45PM PT. Make sure to stay with 5thRound.com all night for our live coverage.
Facebook will kick off the festivities with four preliminary bouts. Fanboys simply have to “Like” the UFC’s Facebook page in order to watch the scraps live.
Spike TV will broadcast a pair of prelims immediately following the stream at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Unfortunately the freebie fights end there, as fans will have to pay for the goods when the pay-per-view begins at 9PM ET/6PM PT.
Saturday’s show will feature a light heavyweight rematch between Rashad Evans and Tito Ortiz. The former champions fought to a controversial draw at UFC 73 back in 2007.
A middleweight scrap with Vitor Belfort and Yoshihiro Akiyama will serve as the card’s co-featured attraction.
Here is the roster for tonight’s extravaganza:
(Facebook 5:45PM ET/2:45PM 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