Zuffa has spent the last few days adding bouts to the debut show on UFC on Fox Sports 1 in Boston on August 17th, and all I can say is wow. The six-fight main card is amazing for a free show, and the prelims are pretty nice too. In the last day or so, three undercard fights have been added - a light heavyweight battle between Cody Donovan (8-2, 1-0 UFC) and Ovince St. Preux (13-5, 1-0 UFC); a lightweight fight between Ramsey Nijem (7-3, 3-2 UFC) and James Vick (4-0, 0-0 UFC); and a featherweight scrap between TUF winner Diego Brandao (17-8, 3-1 UFC) and Daniel Pineda (17-9, 3-2 UFC).
The entire main card and four of the preliminary card fights will air on Fox Sports 1 in a huge five-hour broadcast. A few fights will also be streamed on Facebook. The main event will see former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua take on Chael Sonnen. The co-main is a heavyweight scrap between former K-1 and Strikeforce champ Alistair Overeem and Travis Browne. Other notable fighters on the main card include Urijah Faber, Uriah Hall, and Joe Lauzon.
Here's a look at the current card, which is stacked:
Mauricio Rua vs. Chael Sonnen
Travis Browne vs. Alistair Overeem
Yuri Alcantara vs. Urijah Faber
Thiago Alves vs. Matt Brown
Uriah Hall vs. Nick Ring
Michael Johnson vs Joe Lauzon
Michael McDonald vs. Brad Pickett
Mike Brown vs. Akira Corassani
Conor McGregor vs. Andy Ogle
Daniel Pineda vs. Diego Brandao
Cody Donovan vs. Ovince St. Preux
Ramsey Nijem vs. James Vick