The following is an excerpt from an article on NBCSports.com:
UFC 70 to air on SpikeTV
By Mike Chiappetta
Posted: Mar.12, 2007, 4:45 pm EDTJust two weeks ago, The Associated Press, a news organization that has sparsely reported on the explosive growth of the UFC over the years, released the blockbuster news that UFC surpassed World Wrestling Entertainment and equaled boxing's premier broadcaster HBO when it came to pay-per-view dollars.
And while the recent feel-good story of Randy Couture's return to the top will likely only help UFC's marketing and bottom-line, they won't capitalize on the momentum just yet.
NBCSports.com has confirmed through a source close to the organization that UFC 70 will be broadcast on SpikeTV. The event will be shown on tape-delay on April 21 beginning at 9 pm ET. An official statement should come Tuesday.
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