Rousey-Carmouche Promo Shoot, Poirier’s Training and Bisping’s UK on UFC ULTIMATE INSIDER
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LOS ANGELES, CA – On this week’s UFC TONIGHT, we get you prepared for the biggest fight card in FUEL TV history, UFC ON FUEL TV 7 headlined by the main event championship fight between Renan Barao and Michael McDonald. Plus, we go under the knife to break down how McDonald’s recent hand surgery may make him an even more devastating striker.
Hear Chael Sonnen and Kenny Florian’s thoughts on everything from Vitor Belfort’s TRT exemption, the IOC removing wrestling from their core sports and Anderson Silva being ahead of Jon Jones in the Pound-for-Pound Fighter rankings.
This week on UFC ULTIMATE INSIDER, UFC 157 headliners Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche provide a behind the scenes look at the UFC’s first ever all-female promo shoot. Our cameras were on hand as the opponents had their first face-to-face encounter. Plus, we have the debut of the James Brown-inspired commercial. We take a look at Carmouche, from her time as a Marine Corps sergeant and her three tours of duty in Iraq to becoming the first openly gay mixed martial artist in the UFC.
Featherweight Dustin Poirier is looking to start 2013 with a bang. The Diamond has surrounded himself with a new group of training partners and mentors to reach the top. Michael “The Count” Bisping is well-versed in England’s fighting tradition and a living example of just how important combat sports are to the country’s identity. Bisping reflects on the roots of MMA’s popularity in the UK.
UFC TONIGHT is the official weekly news and information show of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Veteran UFC fighter and multiple title contender Kenny Florian, light heavyweight number-one contender Chael Sonnen, Leeann Tweeden and three-time World MMA Awards Journalist of the Year Ariel Helwani bring you all the news and analysis.
UFC ULTIMATE INSIDER
Go beyond the Octagon, as UFC ULTIMATE INSIDER delivers an all-access pass with unparalleled coverage of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, making it the hardest-hitting sports magazine show ever. Every week, tune in for unprecedented access, including in-depth profiles of the UFC’s biggest stars, tell-all features, and compelling backstage footage hosted by Jon Anik.