MMAJunkie.com has confirmed that the remainder of the UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard 3 preliminary card bouts will air live on Facebook, as is becoming custom.
The four UFC 136 preliminary card bouts to hit Facebook will be a middleweight tilt between Steve Cantwell and Mike Massenzio, another bout in the middleweight division between Aaron Simpson and Eric Schafer, a featherweight fight between Tiequan Zhang and Darren Elkins and, finally, a heavyweight scrap between Joey Beltran and Stipe Miocic.
The other two fights on the preliminary card will air live on Spike TV as a lead-in to the main card on pay-per-view; those bouts will be between lightweights Anthony Pettis and Jeremy Stephens, and middleweights Demian Maia and Jorge Santiago.
UFC 136 is set to take place this Saturday night, October 8, at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas; don’t forget to check out FightLine’s live, ongoing coverage of the event. The entire card looks as follows:
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
-Steve Cantwell vs. Mike Massenzio
-Aaron Simpson vs. Eric Schafer
-Tiequan Zhang vs. Darren Elkins
-Joey Beltran vs. Stipe Miocic
Preliminary Card (Spike TV)
-Anthony Pettis vs. Jeremy Stephens
-Demian Maia vs. Jorge Santiago
-Leonard Garcia vs. Nam Phan
-Joe Lauzon vs. Melvin Guillard
-Chael Sonnen vs. Brian Stann
-Jose Aldo vs. Kenny Florian – for the UFC featherweight championship
-Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard – for the UFC lightweight championship