FOX Sports 1 UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber viewing and schedule guide
It’s a special morning edition of UFC Fight Night from the Philippines as Frankie Edgar looks to secure a title shot as he faces former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber in a super fight at 145 pounds.
Edgar has been on fire lately after retiring B.J. Penn last July before running through former No. 1 contender Cub Swanson in his most recent fight in November 2014.
Now Edgar will face one of the most iconic fighters from the lighter weight divisions as Faber goes back up to featherweight with a chance to add a huge feather to his cap by beating the fighter most consider the No. 1 contender at 145 pounds.
Also on the card, Gegard Mousasi will look to build off his last win over Dan Henderson when he takes on fellow striker Costas Philippou in the co-main event.
This weekend will also be the final fight for former middleweight contender Mark Munoz as he officially calls it a career after his bout against Luke Barnatt on the main card from Manila.
To make sure you don’t miss a minute of the action, here’s a run down of all the events taking place in the Philippines this week leading to UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber.
Friday at 7am ET – FOX Sports 1 UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber weigh-ins
To officially kick off the fight weekend, get ready to see all the fighters hit the scale before staring down just 24 hours away from the show. The weigh-ins can often times tell the tale before the fights on Saturday night so this is a great way to see who has the edge before even stepping foot in the cage.
Saturday at 7am ET – FOX Sports 1 UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber Pre-Fight Show
Before the fights kick off at the bottom of the hour, hear analysis and picks from the best crew in the sport. Will Edgar earn a title shot with a win or is this the restart of Faber’s career as a featherweight? Follow along and have breakfast as you get ready for the card from the Philippines.
Saturday at 7am ET – FOX Sports 1 UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber early prelims
Where to watch: UFC Fight Pass
The first two fights of the night will kick off on UFC Fight Pass, the official digital network of the UFC. The card includes:
Roldan Sangcha-an vs. Jon Delos Reyes
Nolan Ticman vs. Yao Zhikui
Saturday at 8am ET – FOX Sports 1 UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber prelims
The prelims feature four fights of the night will kick off on FOX Sports 1 including a huge crop of local talent from Asia. The prelims will include:
Tae Hyun Bang vs. John Tuck
Zhang Lipeng vs. Kajan Johnson
Li Jingliang vs. Dhiego Lima
Ning Guangyou vs. Royston Wee
Saturday at 10am ET – FOX Sports 1 UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber Main Card
The main card will kick off at 10am sharp with six featured bouts all leading to the five round headline bout in the featherweight division between Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber.
MAIN EVENT: Frankie Edgar vs. Urijah Faber
Gegard Mousasi vs. Costas Philippou
Mark Munoz vs. Luke Barnatt
Hyun Gyu Lim vs. Neil Magny
Phillipe Nover vs. Yui Chul Nam
Mark Eddiva vs. Levan Makashvili
Saturday at 1pm ET — UFC Fight Night post fight show
Following the night’s action, change the channel to FOX Sports 2 to hear a breakdown of all the events that just happened as well as exclusive post fight interviews with the biggest winners of the night, flip the channel to FOX Sports 2 after the card.