MMA on TV Archive

The Ultimate Fighter: “Team McGregor vs. Team Faber” Full Cast Announced

Competitors from 11 different countries have been cast for the next season of The Ultimate Fighter® led by UFC® interim featherweight champion and proud Irishman Conor McGregor, opposite former WEC® featherweight champion Urijah “The California Kid” Faber. The premiere episode, debuting on September 9 at 10 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1, will showcase 32 fighters competing for one of 16 spots featuring eight Europeans and eight Americans and the opportunity to be coached by two of the sport’s best athletes.

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Heavyweights Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin Set to Coach TUF Season 16

The Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization is proud to announce the coaches for the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter® are interim UFC heavyweight champion Shane Carwin and top heavyweight contender Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson. Taping for the show’s second season on FX will begin in early August, with the debut episode slated to air in [&hellip

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HDNet Will Broadcast All Nine Hours of DREAM’s NYE Event

HDNet’s popularity with hardcore MMA fans has a lot to do with their dedication to airing overseas events from the Land of the Rising Sun and beyond. This new year’s eve will be no different, as the network plans to bring “DREAM: Fight for Japan: Genkidesuka!! Oomisoka!! 2011” to the masses (for those who are [&hellip

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Showtime and Strikeforce Reach New Broadcast Agreement for Live MMA Events

Showtime Networks Inc. and world championship mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion STRIKEFORCE® have entered into a new broadcast agreement to continue producing live MMA events on the premium television network, SHOWTIME. The agreement was announced jointly today by Stephen Espinoza, Executive Vice President and General Manager, SHOWTIME Sports®, Dana White, UFC® President, and Scott Coker, [&hellip

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Bellator Moving to Friday Nights for Season 6 Broadcasts

After a historic fifth season that saw Michael Chandler capture the Bellator Lightweight Title in a four-round classic that many critics labeled fight-of-the-year, and Eduardo Dantas, Douglas Lima and Alexander Shlemenko all earning tournament championships, Bellator will open their sixth season on Friday, March 2nd from a soon to be announced location. The premiere will [&hellip

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UFC 140: “Jones vs. Machida” prelims will air on Ion TV

If you were wondering whether the UFC 140 prelim fights would be aired, you’re in luck. Heavy.com reports that Ion TV will once again carry the under card prior to the pay-per-view portion of the evening. Although many prelim specials have been broadcast by Spike TV, Ion has carried these duties before and the HD [&hellip

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Spike TV will broadcast first five-round non-title fight with UFC 138

Spike TV heads across the pond to the LG Arena in Birmingham, England for UFC 138 headlined by a battle between two of the sport’s top middleweights, Chris Leben (26-7) and Mark Munoz (11-2), on Saturday, November 5 (8 p.m.-11 p.m. midnight ET/PT- same day tape).  This main event between Leben and Munoz will be [&hellip

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UFC strikes deal for distribution through FOX Sports Latin America

Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) and FOX Sports today announced an exclusive two-year distribution agreement to air UFC programming in Latin America.  The deal gives FOX Sports the rights to air UFC content in 18 countries in Latin America, excluding Brazil.  UFC fans in the region will now have access to the best mixed martial arts [&hellip

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