Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 multi-platform channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents three live mixed martial arts events this weekend, highlighted by the live prelims for UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: Rockhold vs. Branch on Saturday, Sept. 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET. The live action kicks off tonight, Friday, Sept. 15 at 9:30 p.m. ET with Combate Americas: El Grito en La Jaula followed by a live broadcast of ONE Championship: Total Victory on Saturday, Sept. 16 at 9:30 a.m. ET.
The two-hour UFC FIGHT NIGHT PRELIMS from Pittsburgh on Saturday, Sept. 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET will feature a collision between lightweights Tony Martin (12-3) and Canada’s Olivier Aubin-Mercier (10-2), Anthony Hamilton (15-7) fights Daniel Spitz (5-1) in a heavyweight tilt, No. 10-ranked middleweight Krzysztof Jotko (19-2) faces No. 14-ranked Uriah Hall (13-8), while bantamweights Luke Sanders (11-1) and Felipe Arantes (18-7-1, 2NC) open the telecast.
Ahead of Saturday’s live PRELIMS, Fight Network will live broadcast the UFC FIGHT NIGHT PREFIGHT SHOW, featuring coverage from Pittsburgh from the industry’s premier mixed martial arts analysts. Retired UFC contenders Kenny Florian and Yves Edwards work as studio desk analysts with host Karyn Bryant and reporter Heidi Androl conducting on-site fighter interviews. At the conclusion of Saturday’s live main card on TSN2, the live UFC FIGHT NIGHT POSTFIGHT SHOW airs at approximately 1 a.m. ET, recapping all the exciting action.
But first, Combate Americas presents a nine-bout fight card for Mexican Independence Day tonight at 9:30 p.m. ET from Redlands, Calif., headlined by a featherweight matchup between Jose “Froggy” Estrada (3-1) and Izic “Lionheart” Fernandez (2-3). In the women’s atomweight co-main event, former Eddie Bravo protégé Kyra Batara (6-4) faces off with Jenna Serio (3-2).
On Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. ET, ONE Championship: Total Victory emanates from Jakarta, Indonesia, headlined by a flyweight clash between Kairat Akhmetov (23-1) and Geje Eustaquio (9-5). In other featured action, Stefer Rahardian (5-0) battles Sim Bunsrun (3-3) at flyweight, Alain Ngalani (2-3) meets Hideki Sekine (7-1) at heavyweight and Yago Bryan (3-2) takes on Roy Doliguez (6-4) in another flyweight encounter.
Fight Network’s live telecasts of UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: Rockhold vs. Branch and ONE Championship: Total Victory are available exclusively in Canada, while Combate Americas: El Grito en La Jaula will be live broadcast in Canada and over 30 countries across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
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