UFC PRIMETIME: ROUSEY vs. CARMOUCHE DEBUTS TONIGHT.
Feb 7, 2013
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Las Vegas – UFC women’s bantamweight champion
Rousey and challenger Liz
Carmouche are set to make history on Saturday, Feb. 23 when
they become the first women to compete in the UFC’s hallowed
Octagon®. Tonight, fans get an all-access pass inside their
training camps before the historic championship bout, as episode
one of UFC PRIMETIME®: ROUSEY vs. CARMOUCHE premieres on FSN. To
see when the show airs in your region, check your local listings or
visit http://msn.foxsports.com/tv/schedule or
UFC PRIMETIME®: ROUSEY vs. CARMOUCHE will also be available on
www.ufc.com beginning tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 8. Air dates and times
for the remaining two episodes will be announced shortly.
UFC®157: ROUSEY vs. CARMOUCHE, which takes place Saturday, Feb. 23
from Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., will be available live on
Pay-Per-View at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on UFC.TV, iN DEMAND, DirecTV,
DISH Network, Avail-TVN and in Canada on BellTV, Shaw
Communications, Sasktel, and Viewer’s Choice Canada for a suggested
retail price of $44.99 US/$49.99 CAN for Standard Definition and
$54.99 US/$59.99 CAN for High Definition.
For more information or current fight news, visit www.ufc.com. All
bouts live and subject to change.
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