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UFC 172 live stream: Jones vs Teixeira PPV fight card schedule & TV start times

 Jon Jones celebrates defeating Rashad Evans by unanimous decision in their light heavyweight title bout for UFC 145 at Philips Arena on April 21, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Reigning pound-for-pound king, Jon Jones puts his world title on the line this evening at UFC 172, as he’s scheduled to face Glover Teixeira for the UFC light-heavyweight championship. According to an April 26, 2014, LA Times report, there are a number of ways to watch tonight’s UFC 172 live (online) streaming fights from the TV prelims to the Jones vs. Teixeira PPV card.

For starters, there’s only a single bout on the UFC 172 prelims slate for UFC Fight Pass, and is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET (6:30 p.m. CT/5:30 p.m. MT/4:30 p.m. PT). The opener features a UFC bantamweight clash between former “The Ultimate Fighter” (Team Rousey) contestant (8-0-0) Chris “The Real Deal” Beal, as he battles the dangerous (7-3-0) Patrick Williams.

To watch this fight via free live stream all MMA fans have to do is visit the UFC Fight Pass website, register, and enjoy a free trial courtesy of The Ultimate Fighting Championship. From there, the action moves on with four exciting bouts on FOX Sports 1 (television) and FOX Sports Go (online).

Setting the tone for a terrific UFC 172 televised (and live streaming) prelims is an ultra-competitive showdown between (16-6-0) Danny “Last Call” Castillo and (19-6-0) Charlie “The Spaniard” Brenneman. That clash is followed by another one of Rousey’s protégées, as “Four Horsewoman” member (3-0-0) Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke puts her skills to the test versus fellow unbeaten fighter, (7-0-0) Bethe “Pitbull” Correia.

The final two UFC 172 FOX-Sports prelims are highlighter by a legend and a former No.1 contender respectively. Closing out the free portion of the UFC 172 fight card is future Hall of Famer (34-9-0, 1 NC) Takanori “The Fireball Kid” Gomi versus (14-4-1) Isaac Vallie-Flagg and No.1 challenger, (19-4-0) Joseph Benavidez taking on (10-4-1) Tim Elliot.

As stated above, these four fights will be shown live and free on FOX Sports 1 (DirecTV channel 219) and will be streaming live on FOX Sports Go (Subscription required). If you have an FSG subscription already and wish to catch the free UFC 172 prelims, simply click here to be transferred directly.

Finally, we are all set to take a look at the UFC 172 PPV fight card, which consists of five main-event bouts, according to an April 26, 2014, SBN report. The only way to watch these fights on your television is to order them via pay-per-view (DirecTV channels 123 & 124), but online ordering options do also exist for a discounted price.

One that’s squared off, here’s what MMA fans are expected to see in the paid-portion of the UFC 172 PPV card from Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Md. UFC 172 kicks off in the featherweight and lightweight divisions, with (8-3-0) Max “Blessed” Holloway colliding with (13-1-0) Andre “Touchy” Fili, followed by a clash at 145 pounds between (23-4-0, 1 NC) Jim Miller and (9-1-0, 1 NC) Yancy Medeiros.

After the little guys throw down to start the night, the fights will begin to escalate in order of UFC weight divisions. First up, at 185 pounds, (11-2-0) Luke Rockhold faces battle-tested veteran (17-6-0) Tim “The Barbarian” Botch. After that intriguing matchup, a fight featuring two of the most athletic 205-pounders ever to step into the Octagon will follow, when (16-4-0) Anthony “Rumble” Johnson returns to the UFC to face perennial title-contender (12-1-0, 1 NC) Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis.

It all leads up to the UFC light-heavyweight championship clash between the world’s No. 1, pound-for-pound champion (19-1-0) Jonny “Bones” Jones facing a heavy-handed Brazilian on a 20-fight win streak, (22-2-0) Glover Teixeira. Will Jones add another chapter to his already legendary career by defeating the Chuck Liddell protégée?

It goes without saying that MMA fans cannot afford to miss tonight’s UFC 172 fight card live from The Charm City. Take advantage of all the viewing options that exist for UFC 172, beginning with the free UFC Fight Pass prelims (online), followed by the televised ones on FS1 and FSG (online), before culminating with the UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira PPV fight card main events.

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