Friday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide

By: Jeff Sherwood
Apr 5, 2013


Friday



3:00 a.m. ET FuelTV: UFC: Wanderlei Silva vs. Brian Stann
Wanderlei Silva vs. Brian Stann; Mark Hunt vs. Stefan Struve; Takanori Gomi vs. Diego Sanchez; Hector Lombard vs. Yushin Okami; Rani Yahya vs. Mizuto Hirota; Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Dong Hyun Kim. From Saitama, Japan.

6:00 a.m. ET FuelTV: UFC Unleashed
The best fights from the UFC archives, featuring Mauricio Rua vs Dan Henderson, Alexander Gustafsson vs Vladimir Matyushenko, and Rogerio Nogueira vs Tito Ortiz.

7:00 a.m. ET FuelTV: UFC: Wanderlei Silva vs. Brian Stann
Wanderlei Silva vs. Brian Stann; Mark Hunt vs. Stefan Struve; Takanori Gomi vs. Diego Sanchez; Hector Lombard vs. Yushin Okami; Rani Yahya vs. Mizuto Hirota; Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Dong Hyun Kim. From Saitama, Japan.

10:00 a.m. ET FuelTV: UFC: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Gegard Mousasi Weigh-In
From the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockhom, Sweden.

11:00 a.m. ET FuelTV: UFC Ultimate Insider
Chael Sonnen all-access account of his UFC on FOX; the greatest trash talker of them all; Sonnen mic'd up for his real time reaction to the legendary fight between Shogun and Henderson.

11:30 a.m. ET fuelTV: UFC Tonight
Preview for UFC: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Gegard Mousasi in Stockholm, Sweden.

12:00 p.m. ET FuelTV: UFC Fight Night
Diego Sanchez vs. Jake Ellenberger.

2:00 p.m. ET FuelTV: UFC Fight Night
UFC Thiago Silva vs. Alexander Gustafsson from Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.

5:00 p.m. ET FuelTV: UFC Fight Night
UFC: Chan Sung Jung vs. Dustin Poirier From Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia.

8:00 p.m. ET FuelTV: UFC: Mark Munoz vs. Chris Weidman
Mark Munoz vs. Chris Weidman; Brandon Vera vs. James Te Huna; Jon Fitch vs. Aaron Simpson. From San Jose, Calif.

9:00 p.m. ET AXS: Inside MMA
EPISODE: 286 Referees Big John McCarthy and Herb Dean join Kenny and Bas; Ron Kruck reports on the qualifications needed to become an MMA referee.

10:00 p.m. ET AXS: TV Fights The Best Knockouts of 2012
Highlights from the year.

10:30 p.m. ET The Score: The Score Fighting Series
The Score Fighting Series (SFS) features fighters from North America and beyond with a focus on exciting match-ups and developing the next generation of great fighters. Tune in for non-stop action from events across the country.

11:00 p.m. ET SpikeTV: Bellator MMA Live
EPISODE: 1 Pat Curran vs. Shahbulat Shamhalaev; Brett Cooper vs. Doug Marshall; Mike Richman vs. Frodo Khasbulaev; Rick Hawn vs. Karo Parisyan. From Atlantic City, N.J.

11:00 p.m. ET FuelTV: UFC: Stefan Struve vs. Stipe Miocic
Stefan Struve vs. Stipe Miocic; Dan Hardy vs. Amir Sadollah; Brad Pickett vs. Yves Jabouin; Paul Sass vs. Matt Wiman; John Hathaway vs. John Maguire; Che Mills vs. Duane Ludwig. From Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, England. (Card subject to change)

12:00 a.m. ET AXS: Inside MMA
EPISODE: 286 Referees Big John McCarthy and Herb Dean join Kenny and Bas; Ron Kruck reports on the qualifications needed to become an MMA referee.

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