Ricardo Almeida dropping the elbow on T.J. Grant at UFC 124

Ricardo Almeida dropping the elbow on T.J. Grant at UFC 124

The UFC and Facebook have become fast friends.

The MMA promotional juggernaut has found an internet home on Facebook, and they return there once again for UFC 128 next weekend in New Jersey.

The UFC announced on Wednesday that they will showcase two fights kicking off at 8pm ET/5pm PT on Facebook.

The two bouts featured include New Jersey resident Ricardo Almeida against Xtreme Couture fighter Mike Pyle in a welterweight battle, as well as New Jersey’s own Kurt Pellegrino facing Gleison Tibau in a lightweight fight.

Like the other UFC on Facebook fights, fans just need to have a Facebook account and “like” the UFC’s page and then click on the video link to watch the broadcast.

Once the Facebook prelims are over, the show will then shift to Spike TV at 9pm ET/6pm PT for two more bouts which include Eliot Marshall in his UFC return taking on Luis Cane, and rising star Edson Barboza Jr. against Anthony Njokuani in what should be a striker’s dream match.

The main card pay-per-view then kicks off at 10pm ET/7pm PT from New Jersey.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Undercard Bouts Dominate Fighter Bonuses at UFC Brasilia | MMAWeekly.com

  • 28 days ago

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the fighter bonuses stemming from UFC Fight Night: Cyborg vs. Lansberg following Saturday's event in Brasilia, Brazil. read news >>

Six additional bouts announced for UFC Fight Night 100 on Nov. 19 in Sao Paulo

  • 28 days ago

BRASILIA, Brazil – After Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Alexander Gustafsson were announced as UFC Fight Night 100’s headliners, company executives confirmed six additional bouts for the promotion’s fi read news >>

Six bouts added to Sao Paulo Fight Night

  • 28 days ago

In addition to Saturday's announcement of the Sao Paulo main event between Alexander Gustafsson and Rogerio Nogueira, UFC officials also made six more bouts official for November 19th's UFC Fight Nig read news >>

Bisping vs. Henderson official, UFC 204 loses a fight due to weight cutting disaster

  • 15 days ago

UFC 204 is down to 11 bouts after a fight was cancelled during the weigh-ins read news >>

Bellator 165 Gets New Bouts, Including Linton Vassell vs. Francis Carmont | MMAWeekly.com

  • 10 days ago

The Bellator 165 fight card is filling up fast with two new bouts announced, including a light heavyweight bout pitting Linton Vassell vs. Francis Carmont. read news >>

TUF 24 Finale adds 2 bouts, including Alex Garcia vs. Mike Pyle

  • 9 days ago

December’s lineup for The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale has two new additions.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

December UFC cards add 2 bouts, including Alex Garcia vs. Mike Pyle (Updated)

  • 9 days ago

December’s UFC lineup has two new additions.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC Fight Night Albany Headliner Named, Several Other Bouts Announced | MMAWeekly.com

  • 8 days ago

The UFC is going heavy for its quick New York turnaround with two heavyweight bouts taking the top slots at a UFC Fight Night in Albany. read news >>

With 6 fights and 3 championship bouts, UFC 205's pay-per-view card gets 4-hour time slot

  • 7 days ago

The monumental UFC 205 fight card on Nov. 12 in New York City will feature an extended main-card broadcast window.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

WSOF 34, WSOF 35 scrapped and merged into year-end card at Madison Square Garden

  • 5 days ago

WSOF is shifting its promotional resources by cancelling two upcoming events and merging them into the newly minted WSOF 34. Filed under: News, WSOF read news >>