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Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg Available Via All Access This Weekend

August 11, 2009 | Posted by Larry Csonka

Announced today, for the first time SHOWTIME Sports will offer Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fans around the world STRIKEFORCE: All Access, the online interactive experience, live on Saturday, Aug. 15th for the Carano vs. Cyborg event. This will stream simultaneously with the live SHOWTIME® telecast beginning at 10:30 p.m. ET, and for the first time be available to fans in Brazil, Japan, Europe, the US and Canada.

STRIKEFORCE: All Access will cost $24.95 per user and is available for pre-order at beginning Wednesday. Your purchase will include access to the live stream and replays anytime thereafter through Aug. 20. Audio tracks will include the SHOWTIME telecast fight call by host and play-by-play man Gus Johnson, and color commentators Frank Shamrock and Mauro Ranallo, as well as the SHOWTIME Sports exclusive “CageCam”.

Ken Hershman, Senior Vice President and General Manager, SHOWTIME Sports offered up the following comments on the event:

“We are excited to take All Access to the next level. This platform has been a hit with fans in the U.S. since its debut and we are thrilled to now be in a position to offer it around the world. August 15 is going to be a historic night for MMA. With three STRIKEFORCE Championships on the line and a marquee event featuring the top two female fighters on the planet, fans will want an immersive viewing experience. For U.S. subscribers, couple the All Access online offering with the live program on SHOWTIME and fans will have a whole new way to enjoy the fights.”


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