Fox Sports Radio To Broadcast 2 UFC Cards in June
LOS ANGELES, June 7, 2012 – FOX Sports Radio continues its UFC coverage as the network simulcasts two fight nights this month. The first event will take place at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida on Friday, June 8, and will feature four fights simulcast on FOX Sports Radio and FX. “UFC on FX: Fight Night” coverage will begin at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET with flyweight contenders Demetrious Johnson and Ian McCall colliding in the night’s main event for a semi-final tournament rematch. The evening’s main card kicks off with a first time matchup between bantamweight contenders Eddie Wineland and Scott “Young Guns” Jorgensen. Also featured is an exciting welterweight bout between Mike Pyle and Josh Neer, as well as an explosive tilt pitting inaugural Jungle Fight welterweight champion Erick Silva against Charlie Brenneman. After the fights, mixed martial arts expert Larry Pepe will host a FOX Sports Radio wrap-up show with interviews and call-ins from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. PT/11 p.m. – 1 a.m. ET.
On Friday, June 22, FOX Sports Radio will simulcast “UFC on FX: Fight Night” live from the Revel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, with coverage beginning at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET. The first fight will feature former Ultimate Fighter lightweight champion Ross Pearson, as he makes his featherweight debut battling Cub Swanson, followed by a welterweight face-off between Brian Ebersole and TJ Waldburger, as Ebersole looks to retain his undefeated UFC run. Then, reigning TKO lightweight champion Sam Stout goes toe-to-toe with Spencer Fisher leading into the main event when former lightweight title challenger Gray Maynard takes on Clay Guida in a five-round fight. After fight night, Pepe will host a FOX Sports Radio two-hour program from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. PT/11 p.m. – 1 a.m. ET featuring interviews and call-ins.
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FX is the flagship general entertainment basic cable network from Fox. Launched in June of 1994, FX is carried in more than 98 million homes. The diverse schedule includes a growing roster of critically acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series including Sons of Anarchy, Justified and American Horror Story, and acclaimed hit comedy series It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The League, Louie, Archer, Wilfred, Brand X with Russell Brand, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, and Legit. Its library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. The network’s other offerings include the acquired hit series Two and a Half Men and How I Met Your Mother, and live sports with college football and the UFC. For more information about FX, visit our web site at www.FXnetworks.com.
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