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Brocktober has Arrived on Spike

New Three-Part Series Premieres On Spike TV on Wednesday, October 6 At 11:00 PM ET. Network Also To Telecast Special Episodes of “UFC Unleashed” And Archived Brock Lesnar Fights Prior To Highly Anticipated Heavyweight Title Bout With Cain Velasquez

 

New York, NY, September 21, 2010 – In anticipation of their UFC heavyweight championship title clash at “UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez,” UFC champion Brock Lesnar and challenger Cain Velasquez will be featured on “UFC Primetime®,” a weekly, three part series premiering Wednesday, October 6 at 11:00 PM ET/PT on Spike TV.  

Throughout the month of October or “Brocktober,” Spike TV will be airing a slew of special Lesnar-related features and encore presentations of his past fights leading up to the live pay-per-view bout on Saturday, October 23.  The special “Brocktober” programming includes the following:

UFC PRIMETIME: LESNAR VS. VELASQUEZ
Premiere Episode #1 - Wednesday, October 6 at 11:00pm    
Premiere Episode #2 - Wednesday, October 13 at 11:00pm
Premiere Episode #3 – Wednesday, October 20 at 9:30pm

UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin (re-air)
Wednesday, October 20 (7:00pm-9:30pm)

UFC UNLEASHED
Lesnar vs. Herring – Wednesday, October 6 (7:00-8:00pm) and Saturday, October 23 (6:00pm-7:00pm)
Lesnar vs. Couture – Wednesday, October 6 (8:00-9:00pm) and Saturday, October 23 (7:00-8:00pm)
Lesnar vs. Mir 2 – Wednesday, October 6 (9:00-10:00pm) and Saturday, October 23 (8:00-9:00pm)
Lesnar vs. Mir 1 - Saturday, October 23 (3:00-4:00pm)

UFC 121 COUNTDOWN
Monday, October 18 at 11:30pm
Wednesday, October 20 at 1:30am
Thursday, October 21 at 12:30am
Saturday, October 23 at 1:00pm

UFC All Access: Brock Lesnar (re-air)
Thursday, October 7 at 1:00am
Saturday, October 9 at 2:00pm 

“UFC Primetime,” produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®), is a look into the lives of heavyweight king Lesnar, and the challenger, Velasquez.   As the two prepare for their meeting in October, Spike TV will present three special weekly installments that will take viewers from rural Minnesota as Lesnar trains with the DeathClutch/Minnesota Martial Arts Academy to San Jose, CA, as Velasquez trains with the renowned American Kickboxing Academy team. “UFC Primetime” delivers an extraordinary amount of access to two of mixed martial arts’ best, as they head into what could be the signature fight of the year. 

Christopher Martello of Spike TV serves as executive in charge of production of “UFC Primetime.”

UFC 121 will air live on Pay-Per-View Saturday, October 23 from the Honda Center, in Anaheim, CA at 10:00 PM ET/ 7:00 PM PT.

Spike TV is available in 98.6 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
 
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