UFC 148: Silva Vs. Sonnen II Primetime Video Preview

UFC 148 will see the long awaited rematch between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen for the UFC middleweight championship. Silva won their first fight with a last minute submission after Sonnen had dominated the majority of the bout to that point.

The UFC has released a preview of the primetime hype show which will air on FUEL TV:


The real question is...why FUEL TV?

Obviously, the show is going to sell in pretty good numbers. It's a big fight between big personalities that people are excited to see. But putting a show that hypes up a pay-per-view event on a network no one watches seems a lot like wasted effort. I can only assume they'll be putting Primetime on the internet almost immediately so that people get the chance to see the show.

One has to think that even a midnight or 1am showing on FX would draw more viewers than FUEL at any time of day. It just seems like a curious move is all.

SBN coverage of UFC 148

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