“Countdown to UFC 136” Video

Written by Tom Ngo
October 5th, 2011

UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar

“Countdown to UFC 136” debuted this past Monday on SpikeTV. If you forgot to set your DVRs to record the show, no worries because we’ve located the footage for you.

Saturday’s “UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard III” event takes place inside the Toyota Center in Houston. Lightweight champion Frankie Edgar (Pictured) will defend his throne against Gray Maynard in the night’s featured contest.

Featherweight king Jose Aldo puts his title up for grabs when he faces Kenny Florian in the card’s co-main event.

A middleweight shootout between Chael Sonnen and Brian Stann will also go down in Texas.

The hour-long documentary follows all six fighters as they prepare for this weekend’s critical scraps.

Please click the media player below to watch the preview:

Here is the official roster for UFC 136:

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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