Rory MacLeod Reporting:
Today, CBS and EliteXC announced the launch of “Saturday Night Fights”, a new brand partnership which will bring Mixed Martial Arts to American network television for the first time.
The first show is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, May 31st. CBS will be airing advertisements for the event during the opening round of the NCAA Men's National Championship basketball tournament.
UFC and PRIDE veteran Robbie Lawler is expected to appear on the May 31st card, but no fighters have been officially announced as of yet.