The stacked UFC on FOX 5 card offers up an intriguing lineup of preliminary action from Seattle’s Key Arena on December 8th.
There are nine fights on the prelims with big names such as Brendan Schaub (8-3) vs. Lavaar Johnson (17-6)and Yves Edwards (41-18-1) vs. Jeremy Stephens (20-8) in two fights that are sure to prove to be amazing and memorable affairs.
Also, the latest Ultimate Fighter winner, Michael Chiesa (8-0) fights for the first time outside of a TUF-related fight when he takes on Marcus LeVesseur (22-6)
These fights all lead up to a main card full of superstars all fighting to maintain their spot at the top of the division.
Mike Swick battles Matt Brown, B.J. Penn takes on Rory MacDonald, Shogun Rua faces off with Alexander Gustafsson in a fantastic co-main event. And all these fights lead up to the main event which is a lightweight tilt as champion, Benson Henderson takes on what could be the toughest test of his career in Nate Diaz.
All of this happens on three free sources in Facebook, FX, and FOX. So now there is no reason you should miss what can easily be the card of the year.
Here is the full prelim list:
PRELIMINARY CARD: FX, 6 p.m. ET; 9 p.m. PT
- Lavar Johnson vs. Brendan Schaub
- Mike Chiesa vs. Marcus LeVesseur
- Ramsey Nijem vs. Joe Proctor
- Yves Edwards vs. Jeremy Stephens
PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 3:30 p.m. ET; 6:30 p.m. PT
- Daron Cruickshank vs. Henry Martinez
- John Albert vs. Scott Jorgensen
- Tim Means vs. Abel Trujillo
- Nam Phan vs. Dennis Siver
- Raphael Assuncao vs. Mike Easton
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