“Countdown to UFC 136” Premieres Tonight on Spike TV

Written by Tom Ngo
October 3rd, 2011

UFC Poster 136 Edgar Maynard Aldo Flroian

To help generate buzz for this Saturday’s star-studded UFC 136 event in Texas, “Countdown to UFC 136” will make its television broadcast debut tonight on Spike TV at 11PM ET/PT.

The hour-long documentary will focus on lightweight champ Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard as they prepare to headline this weekend’s pay-per-view card. Featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Kenny Florian will provide behind-the-scenes footage as they get ready for their shootout, as well.

Middleweights Chael Sonnen and Brian Stann will also appear in the show to promote their critical tussle.

UFC 136 takes place inside the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.

Here is the lineup for this weekend’s event:

Preliminary Bouts:

(Facebook 5:45PM ET/2:45PM PT)

Mike Massenzio vs. Steve Cantwell

Eric Schafer vs. Aaron Simpson

Darren Elkins vs. Tiequan Zhang

Joey Beltran vs. Stipe Miocic

(Spike TV 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Anthony Pettis vs. Jeremy Stephens

Demian Maia vs. Jorge Santiago

Main Bouts:


Nam Phan vs. Leonard Garcia

Melvin Guillard vs. Joe Lauzon

Chael Sonnen vs. Brian Stann

Kenny Florian vs. Jose Aldo (UFC Featherweight Champion)

Gray Maynard vs. Frankie Edgar (UFC Lightweight Champion)

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