"UFC 119 Countdown: Mir vs. Cro Cop" will debut at 10:47 p.m. ET tonight on Spike TV. The show will preview this Saturday's "UFC 119: Mir vs. Cro Cop" which is headlined by a heavyweight clash between former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir and 2006 PRIDE Open-Weight Grand Prix champion Mirko Cro Cop.
The show also will feature a light-heavyweight clash between veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and rising star Ryan Bader. Also on the card, it's a rematch of the welterweight final of "The Ultimate Fighter 4" when Matt Serra meets Chris Lytle and at lightweight, former UFC champion Sean Sherk meets another rising star in Evan Dunham.
"UFC 119: Mir vs. Cro Cop" will be live Saturday from Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The televised portion of the show begins at 9 p.m. ET with "UFC 119: Mir vs. Cro Cop Prelims Live" on Spike TV, which immediately proceeds the event's pay-per-view broadcast which begins at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT
The countdown show will replay for the first time at 1 a.m. ET Friday morning (late Thursday) and again at 1 p.m. ET Saturday.