Colette Carey sent along the following from HDNet:
DALLAS (January 22, 2009) HDNet Fights today announced their Mixed Martial Arts broadcast schedule for this Friday and Saturday, January 23 and 24, airing on HDNet. The full schedule features the television debut of “Affliction: Banned” and the exclusive broadcast of the five fight under card for the “Affliction: Day of Reckoning” event.
HDNet will kick off two days of coverage on Friday, January 23 at 6:00 p.m. ET with a special edition of “Inside MMA” broadcast LIVE from the “Affliction: Day of Reckoning” weigh-ins at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California.
The special LIVE “Inside MMA” will be followed by the television premiere of “Affliction: Banned” featuring the July 19th match-up between Fedor Emelianenko and Tim Sylvia. “Affliction: Banned” airs on HDNet on Friday, January 23 at 7:30 p.m. ET.
On Saturday, January 24, HDNet will broadcast the live under card for “Affliction: Day of Reckoning” featuring Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Vladimir Matyushenko, Jay Hieron vs. Jason High, L.C. Davis vs. Bao Quach, Antonio Duarte vs. Albert Rios, and Brett Cooper vs. Patrick Speight.
Live action for the under card kicks off Saturday, January 24 at 7:00 p.m. ET.
HDNet Fights announced a long-term partnership with Affliction Entertainment late last year. The agreement allows HDNet Fights to air live MMA events exclusively in North America on HDNet. These live events, featuring the top Mixed Martial Arts fighters from around the world, will be broadcast on HDNet as a lead-in to Affliction's Pay Per View Events.