Watch UFC on Fuel TV: Franklin vs. Le Live Stream Online Free(also known as UFC: Macao) is an upcoming mixed martial arts event to be held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on November 10, 2012 at the CotaiArena in Cotai Strip, Macau.
It will be the first ever UFC event held in China.As a result of the cancellation of UFC 151, bouts between Takeya Mizugaki vs. Jeff Hougland and John Lineker vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani were rescheduled for this event.Marcelo Guimaraes was expected to face Hyun Gyu Lim at the event; however, Guimaraes was forced out of the bout with an injury and replaced by David Mitchell.Lim was then pulled from the bout by doctors and the fight was subsequently scratched.
Kyung Ho Kang was expected to face Alex Caceres at this event; however, Kang was forced out of the bout with an injury and was replaced by promotional newcomer Motonobu TezukaThe UFC has long talked about landing a fight card in China and now it has become reality. On Tuesday night, UFC officials announced that a show has been scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Cotai Arena in Macau, China. The event will be a UFC on Fuel TV show and the promotion's official debut in the country. “We're going to be coming to the Venetian Macau's Cotai Arena, which is a beautiful 15,000 seat venue.
It's a major step in the development of the UFC brand in China and across Asia for that matter,” said Mark Fischer, head of the UFC's offices in Asia. While no fights or fighters were announced for the card, Fischer stated that ticket and card information would be made available soon. The UFC has long looked at China as a potential major market for the sport of mixed martial arts and now they are starting their first building blocks there with the event in November. If the current line-up remains intact, the event in China would be the sixth UFC card to land on Fuel TV in 2012.
Official fight card
Main Card (Fuel TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Middleweight Rich Franklin vs. Cung Le
Light Heavyweight Thiago Silva vs. Stanislav Nedkov
Welterweight Dong Hyun Kim vs. Paulo Thiago
Lightweight Takanori Gomi vs. Mac Danzig
Lightweight Tiequan Zhang vs. Jon Tuck
Bantamweight Takeya Mizugaki vs. Jeff Hougland
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
Bantamweight Alex Caceres vs. Motonobu Tezuka
Flyweight Yasuhiro Urushitani vs. John Lineker
Middleweight Riki Fukuda vs. Tom DeBlass