UFC 156: Matchups and prefight press conference

The contest begins this Saturday Feb 02 @ 7pm/10pm PT/ET Live from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada

Airing Live on Pay-Per-View

MAIN EVENT

Jose ‘Junior’ Aldo (21-1-0) vs Frankie ‘The Answer’ Edgar (14-3-1)

Co-Main Event

Rashad ‘Suga’ Evans (22-2-1) vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (20-5-0)

Alistair ‘The Reem’ Overeem vs Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva (17-4-0)

Jon Fitch (24-7-1, 1NC) vs Demian Maia (17-4-0)

Joseph Benavidez (16-3-0) vs Ian (Uncle Creepy) McCall (11-3-1)

Airing Live on FX

Gleison Tibau (35-8-0) vs Evan Dunham (13-3-0)

Tyron ‘The Chosen One’ Woodley (10-1-0) vs Jay ‘The Thoroughbred’ Hieron (23-6-0)

Jacob ‘Christmas’ Volkmann (15-3-0) vs Bobby ‘King’ Green (19-5-0)

Yves Edwards (42-18-1) vs Isaac Vallie-Flagg (13-3-1)

Airing Live on Facebook

Chico ‘The King’ Camus (12-3-0) vs Dustin ‘The Diamond’ Kimura (10-0-0)

Edwin ‘El Feroz’ Figueroa (9-1-0) vs Francisco ‘Cisco’ Rivera (8-2-0, 1NC)

This really looks like an outstanding card with some serious title contension implications from many different weight classes.  It will be interesting to see how the victor of the Silva Overeem fight affects the current title holders future defense plans.

Here’s another video posted with some of the fighters facing off,

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