The UFC returns to the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV Saturday night with a highly anticipated match-up. Heavyweight strapholder Brock Lesnar (4-1-0) squares off against interim heavyweight titleholder Shane Carwin (12-0-0) to determine an undisputed champion at UFC 116. The pay-per-view event starts at 10 p.m. EST.
Though the heavyweight tilt definitely serves as the centerpiece for the holiday weekend event, other intriguing bouts are also slated for UFC 116. After only two weeks' rest, Chris Leben (20-6-0) returns to the Octagon to fight Japanese sensation Yoshihiro Akiyama (13-1-0, 2 NC). Matt Brown (13-8-0) faces Chris Lytle (38-17-4), while Krzysztof Soszynski (20-10-1) and Stephan Bonnar (14-7-0) fight again after their controversial bout at UFC 110. Rounding out the card is a lightweight match-up between George Sotiropoulos (20-10-1) and Kurt Pellegrino (21-4-0).
Below Charlotte MMA fans can see a full schedule of live events on the streaming video player. Immediately following the schedule is the actual video player, which will begin showing UFC 116 content tomorrow and will continue throughout the entire weekend.
Thursday, July 1
UFC 116 Pre-Fight Press Conference from the Hollywood Theatre in Las Vegas, NV
LIVE STREAM: 4 p.m. EST
Friday, July 2
UFC 116 Official Weigh-In from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV
LIVE STREAM: 7 p.m. EST
Sunday, July 4
UFC 116 Post-Fight Press Conference from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV
LIVE STREAM: Approximately 1:30 a.m. EST