HDNet Presents Huge Weekend Of Live, Exclusive MMA Action


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HDNet Fights Presents: Fedor Returns

Fedor Emelianenko, considered the greatest fighter in any weight class, celebrates New Year's Eve with a LIVE fight from Japan. This fight, including the entire Yarennoka event, is only available in the United States on HDNet. “HDNet Fights: Fedor Returns” is made possible by a partnership between M-1 Global and HDNet Fights.

Also on this eight-fight Yarennoka card are six of the top ten lightweights in the world as ranked by HDNet's “Inside MMA.” They include Hayato Sakurai (#2), Gilbert Melendez (#3), Tatsuya Kawajiri (#6), Shinya Aoki (#9) and Gesias “JZ” Calvancante (#8).

The card will air on Monday, December 31 LIVE at 6:00 a.m. ET. Re-broadcast times are below.

  • December 31 at 3:00 p.m.ET
  • January 4 at 10:30 p.m. ET
  • January 5 at 3:00 a.m. ET
  • January 5 at 3:00 p.m. ET

    HDNet Fights Presents: IFL 2007 World Grand Prix Finals

    Five Championship bouts, believed to be unprecedented in North America, will take place on Saturday, December 29, at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.

    Headlining the card will be the much anticipated rematch between undefeated (11-0) star Chris “The Polish Hammer” Horodecki (London, Ontario) and former NYU wrestling standout Shad Lierley (Seattle).

    The two met in June in Everett, Washington, with Horodecki pulling out a thrilling split decision in what many considered the MMA fight of the year thus far.

    The card will air Saturday, December 29 at 9:30 p.m. ET. Catch up on the week's news from the hottest MMA show on TV!

    “Inside MMA” airs tonight, December 28 at 9:30 ET, only on HDNet. This hour-long program brings you the most comprehensive MMA news.

    This week, “Inside MMA” comes to you from Uncasville, Connecticut – site of the IFL Grand Prix.

    Tune in this week for an interview with the world's top heavyweight, Fedor Emelianenko.

    Tonight, your hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten are joined by:

  • Ken Shamrock – MMA Legend
  • Kurt Otto – IFL Commissioner


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