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Countdown to UFC 127 Debuts on SpikeTV and Versus Feb. 24

Written on February 08, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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With UFC 127 set to take action on February 26 (February 27 in Australia), Spike TV and Versus will air the pre-event preview show, Countdown to UFC 127, on February 24.

After last Saturday’s UFC 126, fans’ attention now shifts to the organization’s next pay-per-view event: UFC 127. That said, the traditional pre-event preview show will return on Spike TV and Versus on February 24, with the debut of Countdown to UFC 127. SpikeTV and Versus will air the preview show on February 24, at 11 pm ET/PT and 8 pm ET respectively.

The UFC 127: Penn vs Fitch is slated to take action on February 27, at the Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia. But due to thetime difference, the event will air live in the US on February 26, on its regular Saturday-night time slot.

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Palhares vs. Ferreira Slated for UFC on Versus 3

Written on December 21, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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Palhares and Ferreira are targeted for the next season of Versus 3. The final bout has not yet confirmed though, sources said that a verbal agreement has been done for the two fighters.

Brazilians Rousimar Palhares (11-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Alexandre Ferreira (18-7 MMA, 0-1 UFC) are slated for UFC on Versus 3. Sources also confirmed that verbal agreements are in place for the middleweight fight. This fight will come as a debut fight for Ferreira at 185 pounds.

UFC on Versus will take place March 3and could take place in Ketucky and though Bellator has yet to finalize a venue for the event, Louisville’s KFC Yum! Center and Freedom Hall are under heavy consideration.

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MMA Awards Officially Airs on Versus

Written on October 12, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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The much-anticipated award giving body for Mixed Martial Arts are little by little becoming official. The Fighters Only MMA Awards 2010 will air on Versus and former ESPN reporter Molly Qerim will be Randy Couture's co-host.

For the second MMA Awards ceremony, Versus station will be the one to air the event. It was announced and disclosed by officials today.

This 2010 World MMA Awards is a black-tie ceremony which will take place on Dec. 1 in Las Vegas. A taped version of the event will air Dec. 9 at 10 p.m. ET (7 p.m. PT) on Versus.

Fighters Only has announced earlier this year that UFC Hall of Famer and known legend, Randy Couture, will host the ceremony. His co-host will be Molly Qerim, former ESPN “MMA Live” host and reporter who works for Versus now.

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