One of the Ultimate Fighting Championship‘s most enjoyable productions, UFC Primetime, will return in a weekly three-part series entitled “UFC Primetime: Lesnar vs. Velasquez.”
The series will focus on the upcoming UFC 121 heavyweight title fight between current title-holder Brock Lesnar and number one contender Cain Velasquez.
“UFC Primetime: Lesnar vs. Velasquez” will premiere on Spike TV on Wednesday, Oct. 6, at 11 p.m. ET/PT.
The popular fan-loved series takes a look into the lives of UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and number one title-contender Cain Velasquez as cameras go behind the scenes as the two prepare for their upcoming title fight.
Viewers are promised an extraordinary amount of access, starting in rural Minnesota as Lesnar trains with the Death Clutch/Minnesota Martial Arts Academy, and then 3,000 miles across the country as Velasquez trains with the renowned American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose, Calif.
Also, throughout the month of October, affectionately renamed “Brocktober,” Spike TV will be airing special Lesnar-related episodes of “UFC Unleashed” and encore presentations of his past fights leading up to the live UFC 121 pay-per-view on Oct. 23. And we’re not just talking about a few Lesnar fights here and there, the whole month will be chocked full, including a re-airing of the entire “UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin” event on Oct. 20.
Here’s a complete list of the special “Brocktober” programming on SPIKE TV:
UFC PRIMETIME: LESNAR VS. VELASQUEZ
- Premiere Episode #1 – Wednesday, October 6 at 11:00pm
- Premiere Episode #2 – Wednesday, October 13 at 11:00pm
- Premiere Episode #3 – Wednesday, October 20 at 9:30pm
UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin (re-air)
- Wednesday, October 20 (7:00pm-9:30pm)
- Lesnar vs. Herring – Wednesday, October 6 (7:00-8:00pm) and Saturday, October 23 (6:00pm-7:00pm)
- Lesnar vs. Couture – Wednesday, October 6 (8:00-9:00pm) and Saturday, October 23 (7:00-8:00pm)
- Lesnar vs. Mir 2 – Wednesday, October 6 (9:00-10:00pm) and Saturday, October 23 (8:00-9:00pm)
- Lesnar vs. Mir 1 – Saturday, October 23 (3:00-4:00pm)
UFC 121 COUNTDOWN
- Monday, October 18 at 11:30pm
- Wednesday, October 20 at 1:30am
- Thursday, October 21 at 12:30am
- Saturday, October 23 at 1:00pm
UFC All Access: Brock Lesnar (re-air)
- Thursday, October 7 at 1:00am
- Saturday, October 9 at 2:00pm