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Countdown To UFC 157 Debuts Tonight

February 19, 2013 | Posted by Joseph Lee

MMA Junkie reports that UFC’s Countdown to UFC 157 will debut tonight on FUEL TV. It will air at 11 PM ET (8 PM PT) with replaces on Wednesday (1 PM ET), Thursday (3 AM, 10 AM and 2 PM ET), Friday (5 AM and 3 PM ET) and Saturday (10 AM and 6 PM ET).

It is a preview of this Saturday’s UFC 157, which will take place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. It features the main event of UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Liz Carmouche (8-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC), along with a light heavyweight fight between Dan Henderson (29-8 MMA, 6-2 UFC) and Lyoto Machida (18-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC), as well as a bantamweight fight between Urijah Faber (26-6 MMA, 2-2 UFC) and Ivan Menjivar (25-9 MMA, 4-1 UFC). All three will likely be featured on the program.

Rousey and Carmouche are also the subjects of a three-part UFC Primetime series that ends this week.

Here’s the full card:

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
Champ Ronda Rousey vs. Liz Carmouche – for women’s bantamweight title
Dan Henderson vs. Lyoto Machida
Urijah Faber vs. Ivan Menjivar
Court McGee vs. Josh Neer
Josh Koscheck vs. Robbie Lawler

PRELIMINARY CARD (FX, 8 p.m. ET)
Lavar Johnson vs. Brendan Schaub
Mike Chiesa vs. Anton Kuivanen
Dennis Bermudez vs. Matt Grice
Caros Fodor vs. Sam Stout

PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 6:35 p.m. ET)
Brock Jardine vs. Kenny Robertson
Neil Magny vs. Jon Manley
Nah-Shon Burrell vs. Yuri Villefort

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