The UFC is headed to Boston on August 17. The fight card, headlined by a light heavyweight bout between former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua and Chael Sonnen will mark the promotion's first event on the Fox Sports 1 network.
The UFC has a stacked card in store for those who will tune in to the new sports network. So, why not invite some friends over to watch the night's bouts?
But first, read the following primer and impress your friends with your knowledge of some of the main card contestants.
*All stats via FightMetric.com