The UFC made its second trip to Brazil this year for tonight’s 13 bout UFC on FX 8 fight card. Headlined by an important middleweight bout featuring Vitor Belfort, who also in the main event of Brazilian card back in January.
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The main scale for today’s UFC on FX 8 weigh-ins must have been slightly off from the one backstage because several of the fighters needed the towel in order to make weight. Factor in the handful of fighters that took an inordinately long time to get on the scale and today’s festivities seemed to go on forever.
It’s been a couple of weeks since the UFC Octagon has seen any action but that’s soon to change as the promotion returns to Brazil this weekend for the UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold. Like previous cards held in Brazil, UFC on FX 8 is filled with Brazilian fighters from top to bottom.
That noise you hear in the background as you settle in to watch the UFC on FUEL TV 6 is the sound of people sleeping. Starting at the outrageous time of 4:40 am on the west coast for the prelims on Facebook, UFC on FUEL TV 6 from Macao will be getting your Saturday started early.
If you like early morning MMA then Saturday’s UFC on FUEL TV 6 (UFC: Macao) is perfect for you. Those on the east coast can watch UFC on FUEL TV 6 over breakfast, while the west coast fans might just decided to pull an all nighter instead of catching any sleep.
The next stop on the UFC’s global expansion, the Octagon will be erected in the Las Vegas of Asia for UFC: Macao. With a card full of Asian talent and some highly competitive match-making, this is a can’t miss event and one we can all see for free as well. Our main event is between two old lions of the Middleweight division as former UFC champion Rich Franklin faces former Strikeforce champion Cung Le. We’ve got plenty of ground to cover, so let’s dig in to this exquisite card and see how all the pieces fit together. Now, onto the fights!
The UFC on FOX 3 card started off tonight with two bouts streaming on Facebook before the remaining six preliminary fights aired live on Fuel TV. The third installment of the UFC on FOX will feature a four fight main card, headlined by an important lightweight showdown between Nate Diaz and Jim Miller.
Still working out what will work best on network TV the UFC returns to FOX this Saturday with the UFC on FOX 3 from East Rutherford, New Jersey. The third installment on FOX has four main card bouts that should have a little bit of everything to showcase the sport and the UFC to new and old fans watching on network television.