FUEL TV Planning Huge Christmas UFC Marathon
MMA Junkie reports that FUEL TV is planning a two-day marathon of past UFC events from Christmas Eve to Christmas Day. These include all of the live FOX, FX and FUEL TV events that have aired.
The marathon begins at 5 AM ET on December 24 with UFC on FOX 1, which featured a heavyweight title fight between Cain Velasquez and Junior Dos Santos. Dos Santos won and will defend against Velasquez in a rematch on December 29 at UFC 155 in Las Vegas.
It will then go into UFC on FX 1, which took place in January from Nashville and then run through, in order, all of the 2012 events. At the end of the 17-card marathon, it will re-air UFC Tonight, UFC Ultimate Insider and debut UFC 155 Countdown at 11 PM ET.
Here’s the schedule:
MONDAY, DEC. 24 (all times ET):
6 a.m.: UFC on FOX 1: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos
7 a.m.: UFC on FX 1: Miller vs. Guillard
9 a.m.: UFC on FOX 2: Evans vs. Davis
11 a.m.: UFC on FUEL TV 1: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger
2 p.m.: UFC on FX 2: Alves vs. Kampmann
4 p.m.: UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustafsson vs. Silva
7 p.m.: UFC on FOX 3: Diaz vs. Miller
9 p.m.: UFC on FUEL TV 3: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier
TUESDAY, DEC. 25 (all times ET):
12 a.m.: UFC on FX 3: Johnson vs. McCall
2 a.m.: UFC on FX 4: Maynard vs. Guida
5 a.m.: UFC on FUEL TV 4: Munoz vs. Weidman
8 a.m.: UFC on FOX 4: Shogun vs. Vera
10 a.m.: UFC on FUEL TV 5: Struve vs. Miocic
1 p.m.: UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Bigfoot
3 p.m.: UFC on FUEL TV 6: Franklin vs. Le
6 p.m.: UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz
8 p.m.: UFC on FX 6: Sotiropoulos vs. Pearson