Whether the UFC 152 pay-per-view will deliver remains to be seen, but nothing negative can be said about the action-packed preliminary bouts on FX.
All four fights were thrilling, with three ending in fairly-close decisions and the fourth featuring a devastating submission culmination.
The three online-only preliminaries also delivered from an action standpoint–all three ended in a first round.
Results of the UFC 152 preliminary bouts follows:
Kyle Noke b. Charlie Brenneman via TKO (strikes) at :45 of Round One
Mitch Gagnon b. Walel Watson via submission (RNC) at 1:09 of Round One
Seth Baczynski b. Simeon Thoresen via KO (punch) at 4:10 of Round One
Marcus Brimage b. Jimy Hettes via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Sean Pierson b. Lance Benoist via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
TJ Grant b. Evan Dunham via UD (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
Vinny Magalhaes b. Igor Pokrajac via submission (armbar) at 1:14 of Round Two