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2011-02-28 10:19:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 13th season of Spike TV's popular original series, "The Ultimate Fighter" will feature 14 of the best unsigned mixed martial artists in the welterweight division (170 lbs) competing for a six-figure contract with the preeminent mixed martial organization in the world, The Ultimate Fighting Championship®. The new season premieres Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 9:00 PM ET/PT featuring Brock Lesnar and Junior dos Santos as...

2009-11-23 14:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimbo Slice, the wildly popular mixed martial arts heavyweight and member of the cast of "The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights," will fight for the first time in the UFC live on Spike TV Saturday, December 5 at 9:00pm. Slice will appear in a bout on "The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights" finale fight card emanating from The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, NV. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060322/NYW096LOGO ) Slice's opponent...

2009-10-02 16:16:47

Spike TV says 5.3 million viewers watched its U.S. broadcast of the Kimbo Slice-Roy Nelson fight this week. The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights episode aired Wednesday night and was the most-watched episode of an original series in the six-year history of the channel. The program features former UFC light heavyweight champions Suga Rashad Evans and Quinton Rampage Jackson as coaches and is the only installment in the show's history to include only the heavyweight weight class, 206 or more...

2009-10-01 18:27:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV's "The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights" is the undisputed ratings champ on Wednesday nights. The most recent episode of the tenth season of "The Ultimate Fighter" drew 5.3 million viewers, peaking at a staggering 6.1 million viewers on Wednesday, September 30 (10:00pm-11:00pm ET/PT). Featuring a fight between contestants Kimbo Slice and Roy Nelson, the telecast ranks as the most-watched episode of an original series in the six-year history of the...

2009-09-22 11:21:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV's hit series "The Ultimate Fighter" has propelled mixed martial arts into the American mainstream while becoming the most successful franchise in the network's history. With its tenth iteration having premiered to record ratings, Spike.com will launch the original series "The Ultimate Fighter: The Aftermath." Hosted by Amir Sadollah, the new show will be a video roundtable discussion about the on-air episode that precedes it, with the fighters...


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