UFC 140 Prelims: Krzysztof Soszynski, Jared Hamman and Hallman Set for ION

Joshua CareySenior Analyst IDecember 5, 2011

Photo: UFC.com
Photo: UFC.com

Preliminary action for UFC 140 will be aired on ION television network this Saturday.

UFC officials today announced the news via press release.

Leading the way is light heavyweight Krzysztof Soszynski, who faces Igor Pokrajac in the final preliminary bout before the pay-per-view broadcast.

Additionally, three more fights will be shown on ION starting at 7:00 pm EST/4:00 pm PST.

Welterweight veteran Dennis Hallman faces John Makdessi and Jared Hamman meets Costa Phillipou in a middleweight tilt.

Rounding out the preliminary bouts on ION are bantamweights Walel Watson and Yves Jabouin.

“We are excited to give UFC fans four great fights live and free on ION Television this Saturday,” UFC President Dana White said through a press release. “We always try to give fans free fights on TV and this is just another example.”

By airing the four aforementioned fights on ION, all 12 fights can be viewed on pay-per-view, ION TV and Facebook.

To locate the ION television network in your area, visit www.iontelevision.com.


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