UFC 139 Preview: Predictions, TV Schedule, And Betting Odds

Dan Henderson makes his return to the UFC tonight when he faces former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua tonight in the main event of UFC 139. The event takes place at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California, and the preliminary card begins at 3 p.m. Arizona time and the pay-per-view portion of event beings at 7. 

The action begins with the preliminary fights being streamed on UFC's Facebook page. Former WEC Bantamweight Champion Miguel Torres fights against Nick Pace. Former TUF cast member Shamar Bailey and valley resident Seth Baczynski also fight as part of the five bout Facebook card. 

The action continues on live TV at 6 p.m. Arizona time as Spike will televise two fights. Headlining the Spike card is former Arizona State wrestler and valley resident Ryan Bader. Bader fights veteran Jason Brilz who has 18 wins in his career. The other fight on Spike is a bantamweight bout between Alex Soto and Michael McDonald.

The pay-per-view event begins at 7 PM, with five bouts scheduled culminating in a light heavyweight clash between Henderson and Rua. Fan favorites Urijah Faber and Stephan Bonner also fight on the card, as well as veteran Wanderlei Silva

Main Card (7 p.m. Pay-Per-View):

Dan Henderson (+105) vs. Shogun Rua (-135)
SB Arizona Predicts: Henderson second round KO

Wanderlei Silva (+130) vs. Cung Le (-160)
SB Arizona Predicts: Le first round TKO

Urijah Faber (-250) vs. Brian Bowles (+195)
SB Arizona Predicts: Faber by unanimous decision

Martin Kampmann (+115) vs. Rick Story (-145)
SB Arizona Predicts: Story by unanimous decision

Stephan Bonnar (+120) vs. Kyle Kingsbury (-150)
SB Arizona Predicts: Kingsbury by split decision

Preliminary Card (Spike TV 6 p.m.):

Ryan Bader (-450) vs. Jason Brilz (+325)
SB Arizona Predicts: Bader by first round KO

Alex Soto (+350) vs. Michael McDonald (-500)
SB Arizona Predicts: McDonald by first round TKO

Preliminary Card (Facebook 3 p.m.):

Tom Lawlor (+285) vs. Chris Weidman (-375)
SB Arizona Predicts: Weidman by unanimous decision

Gleison Tibau (-165) vs. Rafael dos Anjos (+135)
SB Arizona Predicts: Dos Anjos by third round KO

Miguel Torres (-370) vs. Nick Pace (+280)
SB Arizona Predicts: Torres by unanimous decision

Matt Brown (-135) vs. Seth Baczynski (+105)
SB Arizona Predicts: Baczynski by second round submission

Shamar Bailey (+250) vs. Danny Castillo (-325)
SB Arizona Predicts: Castillo by unanimous decision

Betting odds via Bodog

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