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Spike TV, to Air UFC 128 Prelims

Written on March 03, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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UFC Prelims is making a comeback, as Spike TV will feature two preliminary bouts of UFC 128: Shogun vs Jones.

It’s confirmed! Spike TV will return to featuring its UFC Prelims program. They will telecast undercard bouts from UFC 128: Shogun vs Jones live. The one hour program will feature a light heavyweight fight between Luis Cane and Eliot Marshall. The lightweight battle pitting Edson Barboza and Anthony Njokuani is also part of the live telecast.

UFC 128: Shogun vs Jones will take action on March 19 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, and will greenlit a light heavyweight title bout between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Jon Jones. The Spike TV broadcast will start at 9:00 pm EST, while the pay-per-view main card will air at 10:00 pm EST.

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Eliot Marshall is Making a Big Comeback

Written on August 26, 2010 by Zac Efren

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Marshall gear up for his much-awaited return to the octagon.

Just weeks earlier, Eliot Marshall was in search of fights that would be his road for his comeback to the octagon. He found two paths. He will thread the first path on Friday when he faces “Ultimate Fighter” competitor Josh Haynes. In two weeks time, he will fight his way in the Bring the Thunder MMA promotion.

“The goal is the UFC. Let’s not beat around the bush, that’s where the best fighters fight,” Marshall said in an interview with “Yeah, there’s this guy that’s here, there’s this guy that’s there, and you’re always going to have this talk like ‘what if (Alistair) Overeem, or Fedor, or whatever. You tell me where the best guys fight? They fight in the UFC.”

His last battle was with Vladdy Matyushenko early this year and after his lose, UFC gave him his walking papers. Since he has no choice, he made this as his way to redeem himself.

“Sure, Dream would be cool, go to Japan; Strikeforce would be cool; but overall the best fighters, it’s in the UFC,” Marshall commented. “I’ll fight wherever working up to it, whatever it takes

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