In a press release earlier today,Â the Fox Corp announced the launch schedule for the Fox Sports 1 channel premiering on August 17th at 8am. Â After 7 1/2 hours of NASCAR programming, the UFC will take center stage at 3:30pm with UFC Ultimate Insider, Â UFC Unleashed at 4pm, a live broadcast of UFC Tonight at 5pm, and the event prelims start at 6pm. Â As of now the card is reported to feature Conor McGregor vs. an unnamed opponent. Â The card is also expected to feature Thiago Alves vs. Matt Brown.
The UFC will return to Fox Sports 1 with their second live event eleven days later on Wednesday, August 28th, 2013. Â They will then return a week later on 9/4 with a two hour live event leading up to the 10pm premiere of the first co-ed season of The Ultimate Fighter.
100 days and counting….
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