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With some nifty cut and pasting, the official event poster for UFC 146 is once again complete – and without a moment to spare considering the show takes place tonight inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
A heavyweight shootout between champion Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem was slated to headline Saturday’s festivities, but we all know what happened there.
So, by simply enlarging Frank Mir’s image and moving him to the right, sliding Antonio Silva up one spot, sticking Dave Herman’s mug in “Bigfoot’s” prior place, and voilà, UFC 146′s billboard is in full effect.
Tonight’s pay-per-view broadcast begins live at 10PM ET/7PM PT.
Here is the event′s complete lineup:
(Facebook 6:45PM ET/3:45PM PT)
Mike Brown vs. Daniel Pineda
Glover Teixeira vs. Kyle Kingsbury
Paul Sass vs. Jacob Volkmann
(FX 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Dan Hardy vs. Duane Ludwig
Jason “Mayhem” Miller vs. C.B. Dollaway
Edson Barboza vs. Jamie Varner
Diego Brandao vs. Darren Elkins
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Stefan Struve vs. Lavar Johnson
Shane Del Rosario vs. Stipe Miocic
Roy Nelson vs. Dave Herman
Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva
Frank Mir vs. Junior dos Santos (UFC Heavyweight Champion)
This is what UFC 146′s original ad looked like:
BEST OF MAXIM
“UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir” will be jumping off Saturday inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Facebook kicks off tonight’s festivities by streaming three preliminary bouts at approximately 6:45PM ET/3:45PM PT.
Fans simply have to “Like” the UFC’s Facebook page in order to watch the scraps live.
FX will then broadcast four prelims starting at 8PM...
Frank Mir looks to become a three-time UFC Heavyweight Champion this Saturday night when he challenges Junior Dos Santos for the title. Dos Santos will be defending the title for the first time since he won the belt from Cain Velasquez back in November. He also enters the fight with a score to settle for his friend and mentor, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira.
Nogueira had his arm snapped...
As a former two-time UFC heavyweight champion, Frank Mir (Pictured) has already been around the block and back. That’s why the 33-year-old has acted as cool as a cucumber heading into Saturday’s showdown against reigning champ Junior dos Santos, despite the fact he’s a whopping 4-to-1 underdog.
Although Mir fully expects to leave Las Vegas with the title wrapped around his...
All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir” event will be tipping the scale today inside MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 7PM ET/4PM PT.
Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition.
A heavyweight title tilt between champion Junior...
Once Dos Santos found his rhythm it was like target practice for the crafty Brazilian striker. It was a night of finishes in Fight City, Nevada and the main event of the evening was no different. Mir never quite looked comfortable after an early unsuccessful takedown attempt on Dos Santos. Once the Champion found his rhythm, it was like target practice. The crafty Brazilian striker...
Frank Mir (Pictured) has exuded nothing but confidence heading into Saturday’s shootout against heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. According to the Gambling Gods, he has absolutely no reason to feel so self-assured.
“Cigano” is an overwhelming 5.5-to-1 odds-on favorite to dispose of Mir and retain his belt in his first title defense. Mir, on the other hand, checks in...
UFC 146 goes down tomorrow now from Sin City and after three hard years of busting our asses off here at Fight Hub TV we were finally granted access to cover the main event fight between Junior Dos Santos and Frank Mir. We put together this little highlight video of the weigh ins from earlier [...]
Junior dos Santos came from the slums of Brazil to capture the UFC heavyweight crown by the age of 27. Now that he’s officially achieved superstardom, dos Santos is taking the opportunity to make dreams come true for the next generation of underprivileged Brazilians.
During his training camp for Frank Mir, Breno Luis Ferreira (Pictured) emerged as a regular observer at the gym...
Full Results from Las Vegas: Champion Junior Dos Santos (239) vs. Frank Mir (261) Antonio Silva (264) vs. Cain Velasquez (240) Dave Herman (233) vs. Roy Nelson (254) Shane Del Rosario (246) vs. Stipe Miocic (245) Lavar Johnson (248) vs. Stefan Struve (255) Diego Brandao (145) vs. Darren Elkins (145) Edson Barboza (155) vs. Jamie [...]
Jim Ross is back with another blog on his website. Here are a few highlights.
Thoughts on tonight's UFC PPV
I've got Junior Dos Santos taking care of Frank Mir tonight at UFC 146 by KO or TKO in three rounds or less. Mir seemed to be 'heavy' weighing in at 261 which will likely make him 270ish by fight time. JDS still has some UFC fans thinking that the Brazilian...
Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar was in attendance on Saturday night’s UFC 146 main event, watching UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos defeat Frank Mir to retain his Championship.During the UFC 146 post-fight PPV press conference, UFC President Dana White was asked about Lesnar’s appearance and revealed Lesnar is considering a return to MMA.White was asked...
If you happened to miss Wednesday’s premiere of “Countdown to UFC 146” on FUEL TV, no worries because we’ve located the footage for you. UFC 146 takes place this Saturday and features a heavyweight title tilt between champion Junior dos Santos and Frank Mir (Pictured).
The 30-minute documentary focused on the 265-pounders as they prepare for their shootout. The video also...
After a spectacular performance in his victory over Frank Mir at UFC 146, reigning heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos caught up with UFC Tonight analyst Ariel Helwani. A jubilant Dos Santos discussed his KO victory and a potential rematch with Cain Velasquez on the horizon.
Main Card (PPV)
• Heavyweight Championship Bout: Junior dos Santos (C) () vs. Frank Mir ()
• Heavyweight Bout: Cain Velasquez () vs. Antonio Silva ()
• Roy Nelson () vs. Dave Herman ()
• Shane del Rosario (t) vs. Stipe Miocic ()
• Stefan Struve () vs. Lavar Johnson ()
Preliminary Card (FX)
• Diego Brandao () vs. Darren Elkins ()
• Edson Barboza...