Fox Sports Announces A Week Of UFC Coverage
Posted on 18 Jan 2013
by MMAScoops.com Staff
Fox Sports Media Group today announced today in an offcial release that they will be launching a heavy week of television coverage on Fox Sports, FUEL TV, Fox Deportes, FoxSports.com, & Fox Sports Radio starting on Saturday, January 19 2 to coincide with the UFC on Fox 6 broadcast on January 26.
Coverage for UFC on the Fox networks starts on Saturday, January 19 with an hour long special, UFC on Fox 6: Road to the Octagon. The show will go behind the scenes for the fights on the main card. The special will air at 5PM ET on the Fox network.
On Tuesday, January 22 at 8PM ET will be the season 17 premiere of The Ultimate Fighter. This season will feature UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen as coaches. The season will start with 14 elimination fights. Following the Ultimate Fighter premiere will be UFC Tonight at 10PM ET and UFC Ultimate Insider at 10:30PM ET which will highlight the behind-the-scenes events for the UFC title fight between Jon Dodson and reigning champion Demetrious Johnson.
On Friday January 25, Fuel TV will broadcast their live weigh-ins special for UFC on Fox 6 from the Chicago Theater in Chicago, Illinois. Fuel TV will also carry post-fight coverage of UFC on Fox 6 on January 26.
Following UFC on Fox 6, main Fox will be broadcasting a special edited version of The Ultimate Fighter premiere. Here is the programming schedule for the next week:
UFC on Fox 6: Road to the Octagon
Saturday, January 19 - 5PM ET
The Ultimate Fighter Season 17 Premiere
Tuesday, January 22 - 8PM ET
Tuesday, January 22 - 10:00 PM ET
UFC Ultimate Insider
Tuesday, January 22 - 10:30 PM ET
UFC on Fox 6: Road to the Octagon Encore
Tuesday, January 22 - 11PM ET
UFC on Fox 6 Weigh-Ins Special
Friday, January 26, - 5PM ET
Saturday, January 26 - 5PM ET
UFC on Fox 6: Johnson vs. Dodson
Saturday, January 26 - 8PM ET
UFC Post-Fight Show
Saturday, January 26 - 10PM ET
The Ultimate Fighter Premiere Special
Saturday, January 26 - 11PM ET