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Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
“UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar” takes place Saturday inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first preliminary bout is scheduled to start at approximately 6:35PM ET/3:35PM PT. Make sure to stay with 5thRound.com all night for our live coverage.
Facebook will kick off the festivities by streaming a pair of prelims. Fans simply have to “Like” the UFC’s page in order to watch the scraps live.
FX will then broadcast the remaining four preliminary bouts live beginning at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Unfortunately the freebie fights end there, as fans will have to pay for the goods when the pay-per-view begins at 10PM ET/7PM PT.
Saturday’s show will feature a featherweight superfight between champion Jose Aldo (Pictured) and Frankie Edgar. Light eavyweights
Rashad Evans and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira serve as the night’s co-main event.
Here is the roster for tonight’s extravaganza:
(Facebook 6:35PM ET/3:35PM PT)
Edwin Figueroa vs. Francisco Rivera
Chico Camus vs. Dustin Kimura
(FX 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Yves Edwards vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg
Jacob Volkmann vs. Bobby Green
Tyron Woodley vs. Jay Hieron
Evan Dunham vs. Gleison Tibau
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Joseph Benavidez vs. Ian McCall
Jon Fitch vs. Demian Maia
Alistair Overeem vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva
Rashad Evans vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Frankie Edgar vs. Jose Aldo (UFC featherweight champion)
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The UFC dubbed Saturday’s scrap between featherweight king Jose Aldo (Pictured) and former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar a “Superfight.” According to two of the three judges sitting cageside, it was a lopsided fight.
While Edgar appeared to rally in the later rounds, Aldo still took home a unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47) victory to retain his title. “Scarface”...
Looks like dropping down to 145 pounds wasn't "The Answer."
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight kingpin Frankie Edgar made his featherweight debut last night (Feb. 2, 2013) against Jose Aldo in the main event of UFC 156: "Aldo vs. Edgar," which emanated from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Aldo retained his title by...
Injuries have kept him out of the Octagon for more than a year. After an intense fight camp, the reigning featherweight champ is returning to make his fourth UFC title defense where he faces his toughest opponent yet, Frankie Edgar. S/O to Intravid for the heasds up.
Countdown to UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar
Dana White UFC 156 Video Blog 1
UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar engage in an intense staredown at the UFC 156 weigh-in. This fight can’t happen soon enough, I’m going with McCall, Fitch, Overeem, Evans and Edgar by decision.-TO
Rampage Runs Into Trench
Kimbo Slice vs Shane Tilyard
This doesn’t tell the whole story, but the power shots form Aldo were the reason he won this fight and they are shown in full force. When’s the sequel?
Jose Aldo Gets Interviewed
Bigfoot’s KO Of Overeem GIF
A featherweight superfight between champion Jose Aldo (Pictured) and Frankie Edgar headlined Saturday’s UFC 156 pay-per-view broadcast.
Please click HERE to catch our live results and play-by-play coverage.
Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada hosted tonight’s festivities.
Favorite (-) Underdog (+)
Frank Edgar +175
Jose Aldo -220
Here is the play-by-play...
The disappointment that was the match between Rashad Evans and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is exactly what was needed prior to the fierce showdown that was Aldo vs. Edgar.
Don't confuse this. Ideally all of the fights at UFC 156 would have been outstanding. However, having a letdown (a unanimous decision won by "Little Nog") just before the UFC Featherweight Title bout...
All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar” event will be tipping the scale today inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in 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.
Featherweight king Jose Aldo puts his hardware...
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