“Countdown to UFC 140″ Premieres Tonight on FUEL TV

Written by Tom Ngo
December 2nd, 2011

UFC Light Heavyweight Lyoto Machida

UFC 140 takes place December 10th and features a light heavyweight title tilt between champ Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida (Pictured). To help hype the 205-pound shootout, FUEL TV will broadcast “Countdown to UFC 140” tonight at 9PM ET.

The documentary focuses on Machida and Jones as they prepare for battle. Former heavyweight champs Frank Mir and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will also provide behind-the-scenes footage as they get ready for their pivotal rematch.

FUEL TV is scheduled to air replays of the preview show on December 7th at 10PM ET, December 8th at 4AM ET and December 9th at 8PM ET.

The Air Canada Centre in Toronto will host the Octagon’s return trip up north. The pay-per-view broadcast begins live at 9PM ET/6PM PT.

Here are the athletes slated to participate in the event:

Preliminary Bouts:

Rich Attonito vs. Jake Hecht

John Cholish vs. Mitch Clarke

Nik Lentz vs. Mark Bocek

(ION Television 7PM ET/4PM PT)

Yves Jabouin vs. Walel Watson

Dennis Hallman vs. John Makdessi

Constantinos Philippou vs. Jared Hamman

Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Igor Pokrajac

Main Bouts:

(Pay-Per-View 9PM ET/6PM PT)

Chan Sung “The Korean Zombie” Jung vs. Mark Hominick

Tito Ortiz vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

Brian Ebersole vs. Claude Patrick

Frank Mir vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

Lyoto Machida vs. Jon Jones (UFC Light Heavyweight Champion)

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