Live Weigh-in Coverage starts FRIDAY at 8:00 p.m. ET, Kicking Off a Full Night of MMA Action

DALLAS (June 24, 2010) HDNet’s “Inside MMA” will provide exclusive LIVE coverage of the weigh-ins for “STRIKEFORCE-M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Werdum,” Friday, June 25 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

Kenny Rice and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello will be joined by an all-star panel of MMA luminaries who will help break down the card and set the stage for the big event! And, Ron Kruck talks to the participants as the excitement of weigh-in Friday unfolds.

Fighters stepping onto the scale during the LIVE broadcast will include Fedor Emelianenko, Fabricio Werdum, Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos, Jan Finney, Cung Le, Scott Smith, Josh Thomson, and Pat Healy.

“It’s great to take ‘Inside MMA’ on the road – and straight to the fans,” said Andrew Simon, CEO of HDNet Fights. “This Friday, watch the weigh-ins followed by two specials that solidify Fedor’s place in MMA history.”

Immediately after the live broadcast of “Inside MMA,” HDNet will air a special edition of “HDNet Fights Vault” featuring Fedor Emelianenko, followed by an encore presentation of ‘The Last Emperor” – a documentary about the legendary fighter.

The evening is capped off with the premiere of “HDNet Fights: Sengoku Raiden Championship 13” at 10:00 p.m. ET. Be sure to see the first television broadcast of the knockout that everyone is talking as Masanori Kanehara defends his Sengoku Featherweight Title against Marlon Sandro.

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