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UFC WiRED SYNDICATED SERIES PREMIERES SATURDAY, OCT. 6
Las Vegas, NV (USA) — UFC WiRED, a hard-hitting journey back in time featuring some of the greatest bouts ever held in the famous UFC Octagon, premieres this weekend in over 130 markets throughout the United States starting Saturday, October 6. (Check local listings for exact times).
The face of the Ultimate Fighting Championship during the live pay-per-view events, Joe Rogan will take UFC Wired viewers through each show. This one-hour syndicated series gives his unique perspective on UFC fights and features today’s top mixed martial artists, plus legendary fighters from years past.
The premiere episode of UFC Wired will deliver thrilling fight action featuring some of the hottest UFC fighters in the world today. First up, former UFC World Middleweight Champion Rich “Ace” Franklin takes on Canada’s Jason McDonald in a battle held at UFC 68 in Columbus, Ohio, followed by a show-stopping Anderson “The Spider” Silva vs. Travis Lutter at UFC 67. UFC Wired also revisits the fight that made Matt Serra the UFC Welterweight Champion, along with the heavyweight clash that ended with a high-kick “heard around the world” when Gabriel Gonzaga takes on Mirko “Cro Cop” at UFC 70.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship brand is the world's leading professional mixed martial arts organization, regulated by the most prestigious sports regulatory bodies in the United States. UFC programming currently airing on Spike TV ranks among television’s highest-rated shows in the coveted Men 18-34 demographic, and UFC events represent the fastest-growing spectator sport in the hard-to-reach key demographic.
Started in 1993, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brand is in its fourteenth year of operation as a professional mixed martial arts organization, and is represented by the Endeavor Agency, who brokered this deal for the UFC and Trifecta.
UFC Wired marks the first syndication deal struck by Trifecta Entertainment.
About The Ultimate Fighting Championship
The Ultimate Fighting Championship brand is the world’s leading professional mixed martial arts organization and offers the premier series of MMA sports events. Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, and headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., the UFC organization produces approximately twelve to fourteen live pay-per-view events annually that are distributed through cable and satellite providers. In addition to its U.S. distribution, UFC fight programs are distributed throughout the world including broadcast on MAIN EVENT in Australia, Globosat in Brazil and Bravo and Setanta PPV in the United Kingdom. For more information, or current UFC fight news, visit www.ufc.com or uk.ufc.com or www.ufcespanol.com.
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