Tonight’s UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar event is a top notch fight card that features many of the sports top contenders. The main event features a superfight between featherweight champion Jose Aldo and former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar. It is a highly anticipated matchup that mixed martial arts fans have been asking for and now they get to witness the action.
In the night’s co-main event, light-heavyweight contenders Rashad Evans and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira square off in the octagon. Evans could potentially consider a move down to middleweight after tonight, where he could become an immediate challenger to Anderson Silva.
The main card also features heavyweights Alistair Overeem vs. Antonio Silva, a welterweight battle between Jon Fitch and Demian Maia, along with a contest between two of the top flyweights in the world, Joseph Benavidez vs. Ian McCall.
Here is more information on the event:
Venue: Mandalay Bay Events Center
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Network: Facebook, FX, Pay-per view
Start time: 7:00 pm ET (Facebook), 8:00 pm ET (FX) and 10:00 pm ET (Pay-per view)
Stream: USTREAM, YouTube, UFC.tv
And here is the night’s official fight card:
- Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar - for featherweight title
- Rashad Evans vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
- Alistair Overeem vs. Antonio Silva
- Jon Fitch vs. Demian Maia
- Joseph Benavidez vs. Ian McCall
- Evan Dunham vs. Gleison Tibau
- Jay Hieron vs. Tyron Woodley
- Bobby Green vs. Jacob Volkmann
- Yves Edwards vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg
- Chico Camus vs. Dustin Kimura
- Edwin Figueroa vs. Francisco Rivera