The UFC's regular "Countdown" show that is used to promote the featured fighters in their monthly Pay-Per-View (PPV) events, made its debut on Fuel TV last night with "Countdown to UFC 143" and the full video of the episode is now available online.
The show previews Saturday night's UFC 143 - Diaz vs. Condit main event and two other featured bouts. The main card of UFC 143 will broadcast live on PPV at 10 p.m. EST / 7 p.m. EST live from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Among those featured in "Countdown to UFC 143" are headliners Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit, who will battle for the UFC interim welterweight title. Next the episode focused on the heavyweight tilt between Roy Nelson and Fabricio Werdum. The show concluded with a look at the welterweight clash between Josh Koscheck and Mike Pierce.
The video is above and the UFC 143 fight card is below:
Main Card (Pay-Per-View):
-Nick Diaz vs. Carlos Condit (Interim Welterweight Title Bout)
-Roy Nelson vs. Fabricio Werdum (Heavyweight Bout)
-Josh Koscheck vs. Mike Pierce (Welterweight Bout)
-Renan Barão vs. Scott Jorgensen (Bantamweight Bout)
-Ed Herman vs. Clifford Starks (Middleweight Bout)
Preliminary Card (Televised on FX):
-Dustin Poirier vs. Max Holloway (Featherweight Bout)
-Alex Caceres vs. Edwin Figueroa (Bantamweight Bout)
-Matt Brown vs. Chris Cope (Welterweight Bout)
-Matt Riddle vs. Henry Martinez (Welterweight Bout)
Preliminary Card (Streamed on Facebook):
-Rafael Natal vs. Michael Kuiper (Middleweight Bout)
-Dan Stittgen vs. Stephen Thompson (Welterweight Bout)