"UFC PRIMETIME®" GOES BEHIND-THE-SCENES FOR HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED GEORGES ST-PIERRE-BJ PENN MEGA-FIGHT
New Three-Part Series Premieres On Spike TV Wednesday, January 14 At 10:30pm
New York, NY, December 02, 2008 - In anticipation of one of the most eagerly-anticipated mixed martial events of all-time, UFC 94, featuring welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and lightweight champion BJ Penn, Spike TV presents "UFC Primetime," premiering Wednesday, January 14 10:30-11:00pm ET/PT
"UFC Primetime," produced by the UFC, delivers an unprecedented look into the lives of two of mixed martial arts' biggest stars, St-Pierre and Penn, as they prepare for their epic clash of titans in late January. Spike TV will present three special weekly installments that will take viewers from the cliffs of Kailua to the streets of Montreal in an unfiltered portrait of two great warriors heading into battle for what promises to be one of the greatest matchups in UFC history.
Christopher Martello of Spike TV serves as executive in charge of production of "UFC Primetime."
"UFC 94" will air live on Pay-Per-View Saturday, January 31 from MGM Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas at 10pm ET/7pm PT.
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Jennifer Wenk UFC/Las Vegas 702-221-4790
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