“UFC on FX: Sotiropoulos vs Pearson” takes place Saturday inside Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. The first preliminary bout is scheduled to start at 6PM ET/3PM PT. Make sure to stay with 5thRound.com all night for our live coverage.
Please don’t forget, because of the time zone gap between here and the land down under, the event airs live in North America TODAY (12/14/12).
FUEL TV will kick off the festivities by broadcasting all six preliminary scraps.
FX will then air the night’s four featured fights live beginning at 8PM ET/5PM PT.
The event will showcase a lightweight bout between Ross Pearson (Pictured) and George Sotiropoulos.
Here is the roster for tonight’s extravaganza:
(FUEL TV 6PM ET/3PM PT)
Nick Penner vs. Cody Donovan
Brendan Loughnane vs. Mike Wilkinson
Ben Alloway vs. Manuel Rodriguez
Seth Baczynski vs. Mike Pierce
Joey Beltran vs. Igor Pokrajac
Yaotzin Meza vs. Chad Mendes
(FX 9PM ET/6PM PT)
Hector Lombard vs. Rousimar Palhares
Colin Fletcher vs. Norman Parke (TUF Lightweight finals)
Brad Scott vs. Robert Whittaker (TUF welterweight finals)
George Sotiropoulos vs. Ross Pearson