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UFC Fight Night 25’s Prelims Live on Facebook

Written on September 17, 2011 by Lulu

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UFC will air the preliminary matches of the upcoming UFC Fight Night 25 on their official Facebook page for free.

The UFC continues their tradition of making all preliminary fights on an event available for free to fans through their Facebook fan page. The latest will be the upcoming UFC Fight Night 25 card that will take place in New Orleans.

UFC officials announced the said news on Thurday. The card will feature eight fights in total, and will lead into the main card broadcast which will start at 9pm ET on Saturday night.

Check out the bouts that will air on Facebook by taking the leap.

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Eddie Yagin vs Junior Assuncao, on the Way For UFC 135

Written on August 31, 2011 by Lulu

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Former Tachi Palace champion, Eddie Yagin, will make his promotional debut against Junior Assuncao at UFC 135.

A featherweight match is now on its way to be a part of UFC 135 fight card. The bout will feature Tachi Palace champion, Eddie Yagin, will face Junior Assuncao on his debut match inside the Octagon. Some sources also confirmed that match now have verbal agreements in place for the September fight.

Eddie Yagin, a former Tachi Palace champion, makes his move to the UFC banner fresh off his win over former Bellator champion — Joe Soto. He had submitted Soto at Tachi Palace Fights 10 earlier this month, and now makes the shift to the UFC’s featherweight division where he brings a 15-4-1 overall career stat.

On the other hand, Junior Assuncao will make his return – after almost four years – to the Octagon this time at 145lbs. During his previous tenure with the promotion, he went 1-2 through three fights, but has amassed a six-fight win streak to earn his way back. In addition to this, Junior Assuncao is now at his natural weight class in the featherweight division.

The bout between Eddie Yagin and Junior Assuncao will be a part of UFC 135’s preliminary portion, which will air on Facebook for free.

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UFC on Versus 5 Prelims Stream on Facebook

Written on August 11, 2011 by Lulu

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UFC announced that they will stream the preliminary bouts of their upcoming UFC on Versus 5 on Facebook for free.

UFC officials announced that UFC on Versus 5: Hardy vs Lytle will stream eight of its preliminary matches for free on its official Facebook Fan Page. This move – which will begin on Sunday, August 14, at 5:45 p.m. ET – will give UFC fans a chance to watch the entire event as if they are inside the arena.

While the Dan Hardy vs Chris Lytle bout will be in the main event, the rest of the card fills out well. Check the full card after the break.

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Gustafsson vs Hamill Bout, To Air On Spike TV’s UFC 133 Special

Written on July 19, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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UFC 133 preliminary card's Alexander Gustafsson and Matt Hamill match-up, to air on SpikeTV.

The recently added match-up between Alexander Gustafsson and Matt Hamill on UFC 133 will also air on Spike TV. This bout was considered to be one of the UFC 133 preliminary card fights that will display on the promotion’s official cable television partner.

The “UFC 133: Evans vs Ortiz II” event will highlight the rematch between the two giants of MMA. The event will be held on August 6 at the Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center, and will air on pay-per-view.

Moreover, the Dennis Hallman vs Brian Ebersole match – which is said to be streaming on Facebook – is also booked for UFC 133’s main card after the recent scrapped off bout between Rich Franklin and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.

See the complete UFC 133 lineup after the break.

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Preliminary Matches of UFC 132 on UFC’s Facebook Page

Written on June 29, 2011 by Lulu

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Following UFC's tradition of airing prelim matches on Facebook, four of UFC 132's undercard bouts will be broadcast the promotion official Facebook Page.

UFC, once again, gives their fans free fights to watch on their official Facebook page. Four fights from the UFC 132 card is now scheduled to air on Facebook on Saturday night. Starting 6pm ET/ 3pm PT on Saturday, preliminary matches will be aired on Facebook, which is the only place where fans could watch the prelim of UFC’s event. While the rest of the show including the main event will be on pay-per-view.

The four fights that will air on Facebook includes matches between Brian Bowles vs  Takeya Mizugaki, Aaron Simpson vs. Brad Tavares, Anthony Njokuani vs. Andre Winner and Jeff Hougland vs. Donny Walker.

UFC 132 is the latest event that will be air on Facebook, following the UFC’s tradition of broadcasting every fight on a card between multiple multimedia outlet. After the prelim ends,  the broadcast will shift on Spike TV where fans could watch the main card.

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UFC on Versus 4’s Live Video Streaming on Facebook

Written on June 21, 2011 by Lulu

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UFC will be giving fight fans several bouts that can be watch for free, this includes UFC on Versus 4 that will be broadcasting its preliminary matches on the UFC's official Facebook page video streaming.

The UFC continues to give their avid fans free video streaming of their upcoming fights. The latest would be UFC on Versus 4, where all the preliminary fights will be aired on Facebook this Sunday night from Pittsburgh. KO Reps confirmed the news last Monday, as they have six fighters on the UFC on Versus 4 card — including four on the preliminary broadcast.

The matches that will be aired for free on Facebook will include Manny Gamburyan vs Tyson Griffin,  Javier Vazquez vs Joe Stevenson,  Curt Warburton vs Joe Lauzon, Rich Attonito vs Daniel Roberts, T.J. Grant vs Charlie Brenneman, Charles Oliveira vs Nik Lentz, Matt Grice vs Ricardo Lamas and Edward Faaloloto vs Michael Johnson.

To watch the live streaming of the fights, just go to the official Facebook page of UFC and click the ‘like’ button. After liking the page, it will enable you to click on the live video feed. The prelim will start at 4:55pm ET on Sunday, June 26, from Pittsburgh Consol Energy Center.

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UFC 131 Streaming Live on Facebook.

Written on June 08, 2011 by Lulu

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UFC is now utilizing the famous social networking site Facebook to stream some preliminary cards for their loyal fans.

UFC President, Dana White, has a few refrains and catch phrases. At this point, fans might as well tag “business as usual” on to the UFC’s current partnership with the Facebook. Dana White has said several times that he believes the future of television is on the Internet, and he appears to have an intent to prove that.

The UFC will broadcast fights from UFC 131 preliminary card on its Facebook fan page on Saturday, allowing fans to watch free bouts. UFC 131: Dos Santos vs Carwin, from the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, will show five fights in Facebook. These bouts will lead into a pair of prelims broadcasted live on Spike TV, which in turns leads into the pay-per-view card. The UFC’s event page for Saturday’s card listed the information on Tuesday.

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More UFC Fight Night 24 Prelim Fights to Air on Facebook

Written on March 25, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Thanks to the power on Internet, UFC fans can now watch five UFC Fight Night 24 prelim bouts on Facebook for free.

Last Thursday, fans started a thread on The Underground forum to petition Dana White to air more preliminary fights from the upcoming UFC Fight Night 24. The promotion previously announced that two bouts will have free live stream on Facebook.

With the site members continuously rallying for additional bouts to be broadcast for free on Facebook, a UFC employee updated the thread and added three more match-ups. UFC’s Facebook fan page will broadcast the following:

McCorkle vs. Morecraft
McDonald vs. Figueroa
Hathaway vs. McCray
Caseres vs. Semerzier
Madsen vs. Russow

It’s pretty obvious that the Internet and social media can really aid the fans to reach Dana White. Good thing, the UFC President listens to the people and takes their heed.

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UFC on Versus 3 Official Weigh-In Result

Written on March 03, 2011 by John Paul Vill

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UFC on Versus 3 fighters stepped on the scale fast and easy. Let's get it on!

No can stop the supremacy of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. First, UFC 127 gained a “quite good” rating and second UFC 129 tickets were sold out the moment it came out and now, many people are looking forward for UFC on Versus 3.

Speaking of UFC on Versus 3, the official weigh-ins of the event took place in Louisville, KY last Wednesday. Main men for the event Diego Sanchez and Martin Kampmann both achieved their target weights making the fight more official that it may seem.

A few fighters stepped on the scale naked to make it to the weight limits. Most fighters made it to the scale fast and easy.

Here are the official weights for UFC on Versus 3 card, airing Thursday starting on Facebook at 8pm ET then moving to Versus at 9pm ET.

MAIN CARD:

Martin Kampmann (171) vs. Diego Sanchez (171)
Mark Munoz (186) vs. C.B. Dollaway (185)
Alessio Sakara (186) vs. Chris Weidman (186)
Brian Bowles (135) vs. Damacio Page (136)

FACEBOOK PRELIMS:

Danny Castillo (155) vs. Joe Stevenson (155)
Steve Cantwell (206) vs. Cyrille Diabate (205)

NON-TELEVISED PRELIMS:

Shane Roller (156) vs. Thiago Tavares (156)
Takeya Mizugaki (136) vs. Reuben Duran (136)
Rob Kimmons (185) vs. Dongi Yang (186)
Rousimar Palhares (186) vs. Dave Branch (186)
Todd Brown (205) vs. Igor Pokrajac (204)

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UFC 127 Preliminary Fights Streams on Facebook and ION TV

Written on February 24, 2011 by John Paul Vill

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UFC 127 is getting double treatment from UFC. It will not only just stream two of its prelims on Facebook, but fans will also see it on ION TV.

The biggest MMA organization, UFC, is expanding to several new outlets to deliver more fights to its loyal supporters.

UFC recently teamed up with Spike TV and Facebook to stream 12 UFC Prelims Live events. Two UFC 127 fights will stream on Facebook. These fights are the ones involving Anthony Perosh versus Tom Blackledge and Jason Reinhardt versus Tiequan Zhang. But the surprise doesn’t end there, when Spike TV didn’t get the opportunity to air prelim fights from UFC 125, UFC big boss, Dana White turned to broadcast network ION TV to air three bouts. Also, for UFC 127, Ion will again air three fights on their network.

ION will be airing three UFC 127 preliminary bouts leading up to the pay-per-view broadcast. The fights include: Light heavyweight James Te Huna will fight Alexander Gustafsson, “Ultimate Fighter Season 9″ winner Ross Pearson battles  Spencer Fisher at lightweight, and Nick Ring locks horns with Riki Fukuda in a middleweight contest.

The UFC 127 Prelims on ION Television will begin at 6 p.m. PT / 9 p.m. ET. The preliminary bouts streaming on the UFC’s Facebook page will begin at 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m.

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