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“Countdown To UFC 179″ Debuts Later This Month On FS1

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The debut of “Countdown” for UFC 179 will take place Sunday, October 19 on FOX Sports 1 at 4:30 p.m. ET. Replays are scheduled for the remainder of the week leading up to that Saturday’s pay-per-view event from Brazil.

The hour-long preview show highlights the main event between featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes. The fight is a rematch of an encounter won by Aldo with a first round finish.

Other planned fights include Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira and Fabio Maldonado vs. Hans Stringer. The entire card, which you can view below along with a video preview, takes place from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’s Maracanazinho Gymnasium.

As always, FightLine will be providing wall-to-wall coverage of the entire card, including play-by-play and all your pre- and post-fight news and information.

MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)

UFC Featherweight Championship
Jose Aldo (c) vs. Chad Mendes

Light Heavyweight: Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira

Light Heavyweight: Fabio Maldonado vs. Hans Stringer

Featherweight: Darren Elkins vs. Lucas Martins

Lightweight: Beneil Dariush vs. Diego Ferreira

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)

Welterweight: Neil Magny vs. William Macario

Lightweight: Yan Cabral vs. Naoyuki Kotani

Flyweight: Scott Jorgensen vs. Wilson Reis

Featherweight: Felipe Arantes vs. Andre Fili

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

Lightweight: Gilbert Burns vs. Christos Giagos

Lightweight: Fabricio Camoes vs. Tony Martin

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