Last night’s episode of UFC Tonight was filled with breaking news and busted rumors. Amongst the news of Aldo v Pettis actually happening and Demetrious Johnson being injured was a response from UFC President Dana White regarding the former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans.
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Less than a day before the Super Bowl, the UFC put on a featherweight super fight in the UFC 156 main event. Riding a long winning streak, Jose Aldo defended his title against the former lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar in his 145 pound debut. Their fight proved to be as billed but the night was filled with upsets and a “Bigfoot” sized come from behind knockout.
It’s Super Bowl weekend and the UFC has stacked the UFC 156 fight card from top to bottom, including a super fight in the featherweight division. So put down you Super Bowl 47 Odds for just a moment while we predict the 11 bouts scheduled for Saturday’s UFC 156 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
For the next two plus days you’ll hear about the “superfight” happening at UFC 156 between Featherweight champion Jose Aldo and the former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar. While many don’t think it is necessarily that type of “superfight”, it is a super fight nonetheless and one that most people not living under a rock want to see. Step away from the UFC 156 main event for a moment and you’ll see a pretty fantastic main card, with a not too shabby preliminary card.
On the heels of all this free UFC action, comes this Saturday’s UFC 156 PPV that is certainly worth the money. Defending featherweight champion Jose Aldo will return to the cage after a lengthy hiatus, taking on former Lightweight kingpin Frankie Edgar in our main event while Alistair Overeem will look to secure a title shot for himself against Bigfoot Silva in the Heavyweight division. Rashad Evans and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will face off in a tilt at 205 pounds, while Jon Fitch and Demian Maia will clash in a grappler’s delight at Welterweight.
The Mandalay Bay Events Center on Saturday, February 2nd will be host to UFC 156 on Super Bowl weekend. Holding a big Pay Per View event in Las Vegas, Nevada the day before the Super Bowl has become a tradition for the UFC and something the fans look forward to each year.
The UFC and FUEL TV have this new promotion going on during Saturday’s early morning UFC on FUEL TV 6: Franklin vs. Le event. The rude awakening sweepstakes will give one fan an exclusive VIP trip for two to UFC 155 in Las Vegas on December 29th, including a five-day, four-night stay in a luxury hotel, round trip air, $500 spending cash and tickets to the weigh-ins and event.