UFC 130 kicked off with five preliminary bouts featuring some very intriguing matchups between bantamweight standouts and up-and-comers as well as lightweight and middleweight fighters.
It kicked off with a bout between Renan Barao and Cole Escovedo in the bantamweight division. Other bantamweight fights were Michael McDonald vs. Chris Cariaso and Miguel Torres vs. Demetrious Johnson.
The lightweight bout was Gleison Tibau vs. Rafaello Oliveira. Middleweights Kendall Grove and Tim Boetsch also squared off.
Each fight was available on Facebook and Spike TV.