The UFC announced today that the Spike TV prelims for this Saturday's UFC 134 will be broadcast live in the Little Brazil area of Times Square in New York City, on a huge digital screen above the Doubletree Hotel. The broadcast which kicks off at 8PM Eastern, features Spencer Fisher vs. Thiago Tavares, and Rousimar Palhares vs. Dan Miller. UFC 134: Rio coverage Photo: BrazilGlobal.net
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The UFC announces that weigh-ins for UFC 118: Edgar vs. Penn 2 will be televised live on Spike TV. UFC 118: Edgar vs. Penn 2 coverage
Spike TV has announced its restructuring of the prelims special for UFC 118, due to injuries suffered by several fighters on the card which prompted several match-ups to be shuffled. The two featured fights will now be: Joe Lauzon vs. Gabe Ruediger Andre Winner vs. Nik Lentz UFC 118: Edgar vs. Penn 2 coverage Photo: UFC
Just three weeks after UFC 120 in London airs for free on Spike TV, UFC 122 in Oberhausen, Germany is also expected to air via tape-delay on Spike on November 13th from the Konig Pilsener arena. No fights have been booked for the card yet, but Vitor Belfort, Dennis Siver, and Kris McCray have all been rumored to be participating, and the UFC is actively scouting German fighters to fill up the undercard. Source: MMA Junkie UFC 122 coverage