Coming off a submission win against Stanislav Nedkov in Macao, China, light heavyweight Thiago Silva has test positive for marijuana metabolites. Silva earned submission of the night honors at UFC on FUEL TV 6 with a third round arm triangle choke. His win over Nedkov has been changed to a no contest and Silva was suspended 6 months.
The UFC on Fuel TV 6 had a good turnout despite being aired at five in the morning for West coasters. Though with the glorious invention of the DVR system and the replay later in the day, many were able to catch the fights at a more appropriate time that didn't interfere with their sleep schedule.
Things started out early and a little slow today with the UFC on FUEL TV 6 from Macao, China. The first preliminary bout on Facebook began at 4:40am PT / 7:40am ET with seven consecutive decisions right up to the UFC on FUEL TV 6 co-main event. Just when it looked like the UFC was going to see an event full of decisions things turned around quickly in the last two fights.
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.
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.
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 Fuel TV 6 Macau, China card got a boost today as the UFC added two bouts to the fight card. Light heavyweights Thiago Silva and Stanislav Nedkov have been added along with lightweights Takanori Gomi and Mac Danzig to the November 10th event.