In a month billed as "Brocktober," UFC fans will finally get their first glimpse of the man the month was coined after: UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar.
"UFC Primetime: Lesnar vs. Velasquez" will debut at 11 p.m. ET/PT tonight on Spike TV, immediately following "The Ultimate Fighter 12." This is the first in a three-part series that documents both Lesnar and No. 1 contender Cain Velasquez as they prepare for their championship bout at "UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez" on Oct. 23 at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.
Lesnar is fresh off his come-from-behind second-round submission win against Shane Carwin at UFC 116 in July. He'll be making the third defense of his championship against Velasquez, who, at 8-0 in his career, has stopped all but one of his opponents by KO or TKO. In February, he became just the second man to stop former PRIDE heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, knocking him out in the second round at UFC 110. He is 6-0 in the UFC.
Part 2 of the series will air Oct. 13 at 11 p.m. ET/PT while the final edition will be broadcast Oct. 20 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT.