UFC on FOX 2: Evans vs. Davis takes place Saturday night at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. Rashad Evans battles Phi Davis in a light heavyweight title eliminator, middleweights Chael Sonnen and Michael Bisping clash in the co-main event. The three fight main card that airs on FOX.
The day of fights begin at 2:30 PM Arizona time with a middleweight fight on Facebook. Just go to the UFC's Facebook page and click "Like" to view the fight. Former "Ultimate Fighter Season 11" contestent Chris Comozzi battles Dustin Jacoby on the Facebook card.
At 3 PM the action shifts over to FUEL TV, where the rest of the evening's preliminary bouts take place. Tucson resident and former local MMA standout George Roop battles Cub Swanson on the card. Heavyweights Mike Russow and John-Olav Eniemo clash, and the preliminary card culminates in a lightweight bout between Evan Dunham and Nik Lentz.
At 6 PM the main card begins on FOX. This is the second time the UFC is hosting an event on the network, the first fight peaked at over 8.8 million viewers (Dos Santos vs. Velasquez). Two title shots may be given out at the end of the night if things go according to plan. If Rashad Evans can defeat former Penn State All-American wrestler Phil Davis, he will get his long awaited shot at UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones (barring an injury to Evans).
UFC President Dana White has said the winner of Sonnen-Bisping will get the next shot at Anderson Silva. Sonnen already feels he is the middleweight champ, even bringing a UFC championship belt to the pre-fight press conference.
Full list of fights and predictions below:
Main Card (FOX- 6 PM)
Light Heavyweight: Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis
SB Nation Arizona Predicts: Evans via first round KO
Middleweight: Chael Sonnen vs. Michael Bisping
SB Nation Predicts: Sonnen via unanimous decision
Middleweight: Damian Maia vs. Chris Weidman
SB Nation Predicts: Maia via second round submission
Preliminary Card (FUEL TV- 3 PM)
Lightweight: Evan Dunham vs. Nik Lentz
SB Nation Predicts: Dunham via unanimous decision
Heavyweight: Mike Russow vs. John-Olav Einemo
SB Nation Arizona Predicts: Russow via second round TKO
Featherweight: George Roop vs. Cub Swanson
SB Nation Arizona Predicts: Roop via first round KO
Featherweight: Charles Oliveira vs. Eric Wisely
SB Nation Arizona Predicts: Oliveira via second round submission
Lightweight: Michael Johnson vs. Shane Roller
SB Nation Arizona Predicts: Roller via unanimous decision
Heavyweight: Joey Beltran vs. Lavar Johnson
SB Arizona Predicts: Johnson via first round KO
Preliminary Card (Facebook- 2:30 PM)
Middleweight: Chris Camozzi vs. Dustin Jacoby
SB Nation Predicts: Jacoby via unanimous decision