Saturday, November 12, 2011

UFC on FOX 1

The moment is finally here. Later tonight, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will make their long awaited debut on network television. FOX Television will showcase a Heavyweight Title bout between Champion Cain Velasquez and Challenger Junior Dos Santos this evening. On their 18th Birthday, the UFC is putting on a mega teaser event for the whole world to see. Although this will be the only fight that will be aired during the 1 hour broadcast. Viewers old and new will be treated to a spectacle never seen before in the history of Mixed Marital Arts...a UFC Heavyweight Title bout on National Television. Free!!!

As today marks a new begining for the partnership between the UFC and FOX. Another era will be ending soon. The UFC held their last numbered event on Spike TV in UFC 138: Leben vs. Munoz this past Saturday. In short, it was a grand way to go out as all of the Main Card bouts ended in decisive fashion and only 1 bout aired went to a decision. Spike will still air Preliminary fight's for UFC 139, 140 and 141. They will also hold the Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale on Saturday December 14, 2011 in what will be the last full event on the Guy Network. After which, all current UFC programming will move over to FOX, FX and Fuel TV next year.

At 9:00 PM EST/6:00 PM PST tonight, viewers will see a brand new presentation of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Newer people will be shown the history of the sport at it's best while older fan's will get bask in the joy of seeing how far our great sport has come. Today truly marks a new day in MMA history!

To see the rest of the card, which includes a Lightweight Title #1 Contender bout between Clay Guida and Ben Henderson, you can go to or and view the whole card starting at 4:45 PM EST/1:45 PM PST. Get ready MMA fans!!!


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