Fight week is officially upon us. Spike TV will kick off the festivities tonight with the premiere of “Countdown to UFC 137” starting at 11:30PM ET/PT.
The half-hour documentary follows welterweights BJ Penn and Nick Diaz (Pictured) around as they prepare to headline Saturday’s critical shootout.
If you’re unable to watch tonight’s airing, Spike TV will offer up replays on Wednesday at 3:30PM ET/PT and Saturday at 1:30PM ET/PT. Versus will also air the show on Thursday at 8PM ET/5PM PT.
UFC 137 takes place inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The pay-per-view broadcast begins live at 9PM ET/6PM PT.
Here are the athletes performing this weekend:
(Facebook 6:15PM ET/3:15PM PT)
Dustin Jacoby vs. Clifford Starks
Francis Carmont vs. Chris Camozzi
Danny Downes vs. Ramsey Nijem
Eliot Marshall vs. Brandon Vera
(Spike TV 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Bart Palaszewski vs. Tyson Griffin
Dennis Siver vs. Donald Cerrone
(Pay-Per-View 9PM ET/6PM PT)
Hatsu Hioki vs. George Roop
Jeff Curran vs. Scott Jorgensen
Roy Nelson vs. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic
Matt Mitrione vs. Cheick Kongo
BJ Penn vs. Nick Diaz