Spike TV to telecast selected fights from UFC 114 prelims Saturday, May 29

Efrain Escudero vs. Dan Lauzon, Dong Hyun Kim vs. Amir Sadollah To Be Featured New York, NY, April 13, 2010 – Spike TV will telecast live undercard bouts from UFC 114: RAMPAGE vs. EVANS on Saturday, May 29 at 9:00 PM ET/6:00 PM PT from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV.  The one-hour … Read more

Spike TV to telecast selected fights from UFC 104 prelims on Saturday, Oct. 24

On Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, UFC 104 will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif. and will broadcast live on pay-per-view. Now for the second time in a row, the UFC will be making a minimum of two preliminary bouts available free to viewers on Spike TV prior to the pay-per-view.

The fights which will air on Spike TV include a light heavyweight match-up between Ryan “Darth” Bader vs. Eric “Red” Schafer and a heavyweight bout between Antoni Hardonk and Pat Barry. The broadcast for these two preliminary bouts will begin airing at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT and will run for one hour commercial-free.

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“TUF 9 Finale” prelims

The “TUF 9 Finale” took place Saturday night at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nev. There were a number of preliminary fights not shown on Spike TV, including four fighters from “The Ultimate Fighter: U.S. vs. U.K.”

With two submissions and one TKO, the preliminary fights actually had more finishes than the main card. Four of the five fights on the main card went to the judges for decision.

The most controversial decision of the night had to be Melvin Guillard’s split decision win over Gleison Tibau. While Guillard seemed to have the advantage on the feet and landed some good shots, Tibau repeatedly took him to the ground, maintained more control, and dealt out some ground and pound. However, there is the old saying, “If you let it go to the judges, there is no one to blame but yourself.”

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