FOX SPORTS RADIO TO SIMULCAST “UFC ON FOX: DIAZ VS. MILLER” THIS SATURDAY
LOS ANGELES, May 4, 2012 – The “fight night” excitement continues as FOX Sports Radio simulcasts “UFC on FOX: Diaz vs. Miller” on Saturday, May 5. Originating from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the coverage will begin with a heavyweight bout between Pat Barry and UFC newcomer Lavar Johnson at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET. The controversial Rousimar Palhares will then face-off against Alan “The Talent” Belcher in the middleweight event, and former Ultimate Fighter contender Josh Koscheck will take on Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks in an exciting welterweight battle. In an explosive encounter expected to determine the number one contender in the lightweight division, the headlining match-up will feature former Ultimate Fighter Champion Nate Diaz and former Cage Fury Fighting Champion Jim Miller. Following the fights, mixed martial arts expert Larry Pepe will host a FOX Sports Radio wrap-up show with interviews and call-ins from 7 – 10 p.m. PT/10 p.m. – 1 a.m. ET. For more information, please visit www.FOXSportsRadio.com. For affiliations, please call 818-377-5300.
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FOX Sports is the flagship network of the FOX Sports Media Group. As America’s top-rated network for sports for 15 straight years (1997-2011), FOX Sports boasts rights agreements with each of the nation’s highest-rated sports. FOX Sports is the exclusive national over-the-air television rights holder for Major League Baseball, including the All-Star Game, alternating League Championship Series and World Series (2007-2013); the National Football League’s NFC package, including the NFC Championship Game and Super Bowls XLVIII, LI, LIV, LVII (through 2022 season); NASCAR Sprint Cup racing from February through May, including the Daytona 500 (2007-2014); Ultimate Fighting Championship (through 2018); the Big Ten Football Championship Games (2011-16); a minimum of eight regular- season Pac-12 football games (2012-22); the Pac-12 Football Championship Game (even years from 2012-22); the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic and the UEFA Champions League Final. Since its inception in 1994, FOX Sports has earned 89 Emmy Awards for production excellence. Eric Shanks and John Entz are the Executive Producers of FOX Sports. For the latest sports news, opinion and video, log on to www.FOXSports.com.
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The FOX Sports Radio Network, based in Los Angeles, Calif., is a division of Premiere Networks in partnership with FOX Sports. All entities have combined their considerable resources to develop a turnkey, personality driven and caller intensive programming opportunity for radio stations nationwide. With studios also in New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Miami, Tampa, Phoenix, Seattle, and San Antonio, the FOX Sports Radio Network can be heard on more than 400 stations, as well as FOXSports.com on MSN and XM Channel 169. Additional information is available at www.FOXSportsRadio.com.