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12 Aug 2009

Spike TV To Air Fights From Recent UFC 100 Pay-Per-View Event

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SPIKE TV TO AIR FIGHTS FROM RECENT
 UFC 100 PAY-PER-VIEW EVENT
SATURDAY, AUGUST 15 AT 10:00PM

Star-Studded Fight Card Features Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir and 
Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson

New York, NY, August 12, 2009 – Spike TV will present a special cable telecast of some of the most exciting bouts from UFC 100, one of the biggest nights in the history of mixed martial arts, on Saturday, August 15 at 10:00pm-12:30am ET/PT.  Featuring Brock Lesnar’s coronation as heavyweight king and Dan Henderson’s must-see knockout over Michael Bisping, the Spike TV telecast marks the first time that bouts from this landmark event will be televised off of Pay-Per-View.

Emanating from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, NV on July 11, 2009, UFC 100 was a milestone event in the 16-year history of the UFC organization. The Spike TV telecast of UFC 100* includes the following fights:

Heavyweight Championship Bout
Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir
Middleweights
Dan Henderson vs. Michael Bisping
 
Middleweights
Alan Belcher vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama

Light Heavyweights
Stephan Bonnar vs. Mark Coleman

Lightweights
Shannon Gurgerty vs. Matt Grice

Light Heavyweights
Jon Jones vs. Jake O’Brien

*(due to time constraints- not all fights from UFC 100 can be shown)

Spike TV is the television home to the most preeminent mixed martial arts organization in the world, The Ultimate Fighting Championship, including “The Ultimate Fighter,” “UFC Fight Night,” “UFC Unleashed,” “Ultimate Knockouts,” “UFC Countdown,” “UFC All Access,” and “UFC Primetime.”

Spike TV is available in 98 million homes and is a division of MTV Networks.  A unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), MTV Networks is one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. Spike TV’s Internet address is www.spike.com and for up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs, visit Spike TV’s press site at http://www.spike.com/press.

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Press Contacts:   David Schwarz           Spike TV                   212-767-8639
                         Jennifer Wenk          UFC/Las Vegas          702-221-4790
                         Salil Gulati               Spike TV                   212-767-8705     
                         Rachel Trontel          UFC/Las Vegas          702-588-5516