Countdown to UFC 174: Demetrious Johnson vs. Ali Bagautinov (Video)


On Saturday night, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will be defending his title yet again against challenger Ali Bagautinov in the main event of UFC 174 in Vancouver.

In order to highlight the upcoming bout, especially Bagautinov who some of the casual fans may not know, the UFC put together another great “UFC Countdown” show that chronicles the training camps of each fighter for the bout and gives us some more insight into who the men are outside of the cage.

Bagautinov is one of the most heavy-handed punchers in the flyweight division, while Johnson is considered as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world and a true technician.

It will be an intriguing fight on Saturday night, so let’s check out more about each of the main event participants.

Here is the video that aired on Sunday night:

The full fight card for this weekend’s event can be seen below:

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)

Demetrious Johnson vs. Ali Bagautinov for flyweight title
Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley
Ryan Bader vs. Rafael Cavalcante
Andrei Arlovski vs. Brendan Schaub
Ryan Jimmo vs. Ovince St. Preux

PRELIMINARY CARD (FX, 8 p.m. ET)

Kiichi Kunimoto vs. Daniel Sarafian
Valerie Letourneau vs. Elizabeth Phillips
Mike Easton vs. Yves Jabouin
Kajan Johnson vs. Tae Hyun Bang

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 7 p.m. ET)

Roland Delorme vs. Michinori Tanaka
Jason Saggo vs. Josh Shockley

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