Countdown to UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz- Woodley vs. Gastelum- Iaquinta vs. Lauzon

Monday January 26, 2015– UFC 183: Silva vs Dias will be shown on pay-per-view and will take place on Saturday in Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena. If you missed the Sunday’s debut of “Countdown to UFC 183,” check out the full segments below that are devoted to the headliners, co-headliners and lightweight contenders for this event. 

Both Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz have been away from the sport for different reasons, but they’re both back for one of the biggest fights in the history of MMA. Watch Countdown to see how both camps went on the way to UFC 183.

Silva (33-6 MMA, 16-2 UFC)  vs. Diaz (26-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC)

Kelvin Gastelum has embraced the underdog roll and looks to surprise everyone once again when he faces Tyron Woodley at UFC 183. Woodley wants to make a statement by knocking off the blue chip prospect to elevate his name into title contention.

Woodley (14-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) vs. Gastelum (10-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC)

Joe Lauzon, who has the most performance bonuses in UFC history (13), is one of the most exciting fighters in the sport today. Al Iaquinta has quickly established himself as a rising star in the sport and hopes a win over Lauzon elevates him even further.

Iaquinta (10-3-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC) vs. Lauzon (24-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC)

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January 31, 2015
MGM Grand Garden Arena
Las Vegas, Nevada

Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET

Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Tyron Woodley

Al Iaquinta vs. Joe Lauzon

Tim Boetsch vs. Thales Leites

Thiago Alves vs. Jordan Mein

FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET

Sara McMann vs. Miesha Tate

Derek Brunson vs. Ed Herman

John Lineker vs. Ian McCall

Rafael Natal vs. Tom Watson

UFC Fight Pass, 7 p.m. ET

Diego Brandao vs. Jimy Hettes

Ildemar Alcantara vs. Richardson Moreira

Andy Enz vs. Thiago “Marreta” Santos