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.
In his first appearance inside the Octagon since UFC 97, Vinny Magalhaes earned his first UFC victory in an impressive performance against Igor Pokrajac at UFC 152. Magalhaes is a world champion grappler who has been working his striking ever since his abrupt departure after The Ultimate Fighter season 8. Pokrajac entered the fight riding a three fight winning streak and has shown vicious striking that could have proven to be too much to handle for Magalhaes.
The UFC returns to Toronto, Canada tonight for UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort with a 12 bout fight card from the Air Canada Centre. The stacked card is a welcome sight after the long hiatus between UFC fight cards. Along with the main event between light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Vitor Belfort the night co-main event features the first ever UFC flyweight title fight between Joseph Benavidez and Demetrious Johnson.
If the stare downs at yesterdays UFC 152 press conference were any indication, today's weigh-ins should be very interesting. After taking to the media the fighters from the top three bouts on the UFC 152 fight card squared off and Michael Bisping and Brain Stann stole the show with a very intense face off.
Its been awhile, but finally we have a UFC event on our hands to introduce a new 8-bit poster to with this weekends UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort. The Event consists of three featured bouts that include two championship belts on the line.
Wipe away the cobwebs and shake off rust because Saturday is UFC 152 and that means its fight week. It’s been nearly six weeks since the Octagon saw any action and for the UFC that’s an eternity. UFC 152 brings the promotion back to Canada for the second time in 2012, this time they are in Toronto at the Air Canada Centre.
In the wake of the disaster that was UFC 151, the UFC will look to rebound with a stellar card, featuring two title fights and several potential number one contender bouts at UFC 152. Jon Jones will be the star of the show, though his star is certainly tarnished as of late, as he takes on the always game Vitor Belfort. Also, we'll close out the UFC Flyweight tournament, as Joseph Benavidez takes on Demetrious Johnson to crown the first ever UFC Flyweight Champion.