Fuel TV In The Octagon As Fox Outlines Plan For Inaugural UFC Card

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Fox outlined its coverage plans for its inaugural UFC broadcast on Nov. 12, featuring 4.5hours of fight coverage, beginning the prior night.

The match -- the heavyweight title fight between reigning champ Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos -- will be the first UFC fight to air on broadcast television.

As expected, Fuel TV will handle all of the pre- and post-fight duties, beginning with the live weigh-in of both fighters at 7 p.m. (ET) on Nov. 11. The cable net will also carry the pre-fight special at 7 p.m. Saturday before the 9 p.m. match. After the match, Fuel TV will also have the post-fight special, scheduled for 10 p.m.

UFC president Dana White will join Curt Menefee (Fox NFL Sunday host), while current fighter Brock Lesnar will join as an analyst. Joe Rogen, who will conduct prefight interviews, and longtime UFC announcer Mike Goldberg will call the fight for Fox.

Fox Deportes, the Spanish-language channel, will air the final installment of Cain Velasquez: Brown Pride at Friday at 7 p.m., before airing an encore of all three episodes on Saturday beginning at 3 p.m. Fox Deportes will also carry some of the preliminary fights, beginning at 7 p.m., along with the main event. Rodrigo Arana, Mario Delgado and Troy Santiago will call the action.

FoxSports.com will live stream the press conference on Nov. 9, the Nov. 10 open workout and Friday's weigh-in and the nine undercard bouts.

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