For the fifth consecutive event, UFC will begin the broadcast portion of their preliminary fights on Facebook. March 19th at UFC 128: Shogun vs. Jones, the welterweight contest between Ricardo Almeida and Mike Pyle as well as a 155 lb. fight that matches Kurt Pellegrino against Gleison Tibau, will both stream live on http://facebook.com/UFC prior to the Spike TV preliminary broadcast. The Facebook portion of the show will begin at 8 PM ET. Spike TV goes live with Edson Barboza vs. Anthony Njokuani and Eliot Marshal vs. Luis Cane at 9 PM ET.
In order to gain “access” to the fights, fans will need to “like” the organization’s official page on Facebook.
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