“Countdown to UFC 125″ Debuts Dec. 29

Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard

The UFC’s event preview show returns on Dec. 29 when “Countdown to UFC 125” debuts on Spike TV.

It airs at 11:30 p.m. ET, with replays set for Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

The show will highlight the headlining bout between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard and the co-headlining bout between Chris Leben and Brian Stann.

The bout between Edgar and Maynard will be their second. Maynard won the first meeting at UFC Fight Night 13 back in 2008, but Edgar went on to win the UFC title after suffering the loss. Maynard has reeled off five straight victories since beating Edgar.

The UFC 125 card:

Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard (for lightweight title)
Chris Leben vs. Brian Stann
Thiago Silva vs. Brandon Vera
Nate Diaz vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Takanori Gomi vs. Clay Guida

Marcus Davis vs. Jeremy Stephens
Josh Grispi vs. Dustin Poirier
Phil Baroni vs. Brad Tavares
Mike Brown vs. Diego Nunes
Daniel Roberts vs. Greg Soto
Antonio McKee vs. Jacob Volkmann

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