UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz promo

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Preview trailer
UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz
Sat., Dec. 8, 2012
Seattle, Washington

There have been complaints that UFC cards are becoming top heavy, with a single great headline and an undercard of fillers, as happens in boxing. However, about this show it legitimately be said "Baby got back." Best free booty of the year.

Main Card:
Ben Henderson vs. Nate Diaz (Lightweight title bout)
Alexander Gustafsson vs. Mauricio Rua
Rory MacDonald vs. B.J. Penn
Matt Brown vs. Mike Swick

Preliminary Card:
Lavar Johnson vs. Brendan Schaub
Michael Chiesa vs. Marcus LeVesseur
Dennis Siver vs. Eddie Yagin
Mike Easton vs. Bryan Caraway
Scott Jorgensen vs. John Albert
Ramsey Nijem vs. Joe Proctor
Daron Cruickshank vs. Henry Martinez
Tim Means vs. Abel Trujillo
Yves Edwards (41-18-1) vs. John Cholish (8-2)


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that new guy site profile image  

11/19/12 11:27 AM by that new guy

Everyone's eyes have been on this card but no one wants to jinx it :P

Chris27 site profile image  

11/19/12 11:25 AM by Chris27

Thought the music worked perfectly for this promo.

Cyril Jeff site profile image  

11/19/12 11:21 AM by Cyril Jeff

  fantastic card

MMALOGIC site profile image  

11/19/12 9:10 AM by MMALOGIC

  a few reasons...   1) Fox had the delusion that this was boxing so they just wanted to focus on 1 fight.  which became a one minute clip with 40 minutes of talking. 2) then Fox and Zuffa had the bright idea of showcasing collegiate wrestlers for the second card to show the mainstream "real athletes"   it became a borefest. 3) after both of these backfired in their faces, zuffa became very dissillusioned with the friday night time slot and being stuck on fuel so they began scheduling lower level cards on Fox as retaliation (diaz/miller, Lombard/Stann). early summer Fox and Zuffa had a week long meeting.  It seems everything has been ironed out and thus we are now seeing a re-boot to the relationship and strategy. Unfortunately you make a first and second impression only once... and we saw the ratings go to shit after the second show.  Now they have to rebuild everything and build up the audience. If they had just done things right from the get go it would have been huge.  (full fight cards on fox with the usual great matchmaking, tuf on wednesdays, fx fight nights on saturdays, fuel main cards on FX saturdays, fight night prelims on fuel. etc...) the UFC would be exploding.

bruised site profile image  

11/19/12 9:09 AM by bruised

Is anyone else here surprised to find Henderson is a large favorite in the odds? I'm a Benson fan and was surprised.

bruised site profile image  

11/19/12 9:02 AM by bruised

Very nice! Thank you DFW Jr. and J. Silva!

MMALOGIC site profile image  

11/19/12 8:55 AM by MMALOGIC

Fox has learned how to promote MMA...  cant wait to see the countdown show for this.

Card site profile image  

11/19/12 8:43 AM by Card

Nice trailer.

fightharder site profile image  

11/19/12 8:41 AM by fightharder

Finally a main card again that is stacked from top to bottom. I personally think the undercard will deliver as well. I hope this can repair some of the damage done by the less then stellar cards the UFC has put together as of late. Why they did not start out with putting these type of cards on Fox is really beyond me (you have to build the hype first and then settle with the product not the other why around).   Hendo will smash Diaz btw...I am personally a fan but so many Diaz fanboys are so far out there that i might actually relish a dominant performance from mr smooth. Same goes for BJ vs Rory. I love BJ and everything he has done for the sport but he will get smashed as well. Considering some of his rabid fans this might also be a realitycheck that might be needed.

KingD87 site profile image  

11/19/12 2:57 AM by KingD87