LOS ANGELES, CA – FUEL TV (www.fuel.tv), FOX Sports Media Group’s dynamic sports network for males, offers a special free preview February 13-19, making it possible for millions of mixed martial arts fans to watch FUEL TV’s first-ever live main card event of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, “UFC ON FUEL TV: SANCHEZ VS. ELLENBERGER,” on February 15 at 8:00 PM ET. On Fight Night, the network will be airing five straight hours of LIVE fight programming, including a one-hour live Prefight Show (7:00 PM ET), three hours of live fighting, and a one-hour live Postfight show (11:00 PM ET). In addition, the network presents an entire Fight Week featuring all the best UFC programming including signature shows like “UFC Tonight,” “UFC Ultimate Insider,” “Best of Pride,” “UFC Champions Roundtable” and more.
“As a salute to UFC fans, FUEL TV will telecast an unprecedented amount of UFC programming – more than 100 hours’ worth – this week,” says George Greenberg, Executive Vice President and General Manager, FUEL TV. ”If you’re a UFC fan, this is a must-see week highlighted by an amazing must-watch live fight on Wednesday night. Fans should check with their local television provider to see if the special preview is available so they can take advantage FUEL TV’s Fight Week upgrade opportunity.”
FUEL TV leads up to the February 15 live main card fight featuring welterweight Diego Sanchez taking on hometown favorite Jake Ellenberger in Omaha, Nebraska with a live weigh-in show on February 14 at 5:00 PM ET. During Fight Week, fans can also tune-in to programs including “UFC Tonight,” the official weekly news and information show of the UFC and “UFC Ultimate Insider,” which delivers unprecedented access, including in-depth profiles of the UFC’s biggest stars, tell-all features, and compelling backstage footage.
In 2012, FUEL TV telecasts more than 2,000 hours of UFC programming, with more than 100 hours of live fights, weigh-ins, preliminary bouts, and prefight and postfight shows. FUEL TV offers more UFC programming than any network has ever offered.
Multiple distributors in select areas are participating in the FUEL TV special Free Preview. From February 13 – 19, consumers can check directly with their local provider or go to www.fuel.tv/getfueltv to see who is participating.
For a complete listing of FUEL TV shows, go to: http://www.fuel.tv/schedule/. For more information, go to www.fuel.tv, www.fuel.tv/ufc, on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/fueltv and on Twitter: @FUELTV, #UFConFUELTV
To find out FUEL TV on your television, go to www.fuel.tv/getfueltv, or call 877-4 FUEL-TV.