New York, NY, October 21, 2009 – Spike TV presents a special evening of recent UFC main event fights never-before-seen on cable (non-pay-per-view) on Saturday, November 7 (9:00 — 11:00pm ET/PT) showcasing the world’s best mixed martial arts fighters. The two-hour telecast, “UFC Main Events,” culminates with the highly-anticipated headlining bout of UFC 102 featuring Randy Couture and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira.
The fights airing in the special telecast include the following:
RANDY COUTURE vs. ANTONIO RODRIGO NOGUEIRA
This highly-anticipated battle featured UFC legend and former heavyweight and light heavyweight champion, Randy Couture, against former PRIDE heavyweight and then UFC interim heavyweight king, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira.
VITOR BELFORT vs. RICH FRANKLIN
A battle of veteran former UFC champions featured former light heavyweight champ Vitor Belfort returning to the Octagon against former UFC middleweight champ Rich Franklin.
BJ PENN vs. KENNY FLORIAN
Lightweight champion BJ Penn, in his second title defense, took on top contender Kenny Florian in a battle of Brazilian jiu jitsu experts.
FORREST GRIFFIN vs. ANDERSON SILVA
UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva moved up in weight class for a non-title bout against former UFC light heavyweight champ and “The Ultimate Fighter 1” winner, Forrest Griffin.