Thursday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide

By Jeff Sherwood Oct 10, 2012


Thursday

3:00 a.m. ET Sportsnet West: Countdown to UFC 153
UFC Countdown sets the stage for the UFC's biggest fights with exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes access to fighter training camps. Witness the intense preparation, hear each fighter's opinion of their opponent, and get expert analysis on the match-up -- all leading up to the big fight.

3:00 a.m. ET MAVTV: King of the Cage: Classics Vol. 18 A historic collection of matchups.


4:00 AM ET Sportsnet Pacific: Countdown to UFC 153
UFC Countdown sets the stage for the UFC's biggest fights with exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes access to fighter training camps. Witness the intense preparation, hear each fighter's opinion of their opponent, and get expert analysis on the match-up -- all leading up to the big fight.

4:00 a.m. ET MAVTV: King of the Cage: Greatest KO's 18
The best collection of knock outs ever caught on camera and featuring some of today's biggest stars in MMA.

5:00 a.m. ET FuelTV: The Ultimate Fighter
Season 16 Episode 4: Can't Fix Stupid Dana treats the fighters to a special outing away from the house; Roy uses a bizarre method to pick the next matchup; one fighter's weight problem puts his future in jeopardy; two more welterweights face off.

6:00 a.m. ET FuelTV: UFC Ultimate Insider
Stann; Hamill; Belfort; UFC Mag Brian Stannon what motivates him for his UFC 152 bout; Matt Hamill returns from retirement; Vitor Belfort wired for sound; the creative team behind UFC Magazine.

6:30 a.m. ET FuelTV: UFC Ultimate Insider
Teixeira; Struve; Flying Knees; Evans Full Blast Behind the scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship for the week of September 25.

7:00 a.m. ET FuelTV: UFC Ultimate Insider
Flyweights on the Brink; Ellenberger & Hieron; Griffin & Bonnar Experience the dramatic UFC 152 flyweight championship match; Training Day with Jake Ellenberger and Jay Hieron juxtaposes a 12-hour window into each fighter's camp.

7:30 a.m. ET FuelTV: UFC Ultimate Insider
EPISODE: 75 Behind the scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship for the week of October 9.

8:00 a.m. ET FuelTV: UFC: Shogun vs. Vera Prelims
Nam Phan vs. Cole Miller; Wagner Prado vs. Phil Davis; Rani Yahya vs. Josh Grispi; Oli Thompson vs. Phil De Fries; Michihiro Omigawa vs. Manny Gamburyan; John Moraga vs. Ulysses Gomez. From Los Angeles. (Card subject to change)

2:00 p.m. ET FuelTV: UFC Tonight
UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar – Preview Preview of UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar in Rio De Janeiro, plus all the latest UFC news, interviews, and information.

2:30 p.m. ET FuelTV: UFC Ultimate Insider
EPISODE: 75 Behind the scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship for the week of October 9.

3:00 p.m. ET FuelTV: The Ultimate Fighter
Season 16 Episode 4: Can't Fix Stupid Dana treats the fighters to a special outing away from the house; Roy uses a bizarre method to pick the next matchup; one fighter's weight problem puts his future in jeopardy; two more welterweights face off.

4:00 p.m. ET FuelTV: UFC Tonight
UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar – Preview Preview of UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar in Rio De Janeiro, plus all the latest UFC news, interviews, and information.

4:30 p.m. ET FuelTV: UFC Ultimate Insider
EPISODE: 75 Behind the scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship for the week of October 9.

5:00 p.m. ET FuelTV: UFC Reloaded
UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami Anderson Silva vs Yushin Okami and Shogun Rua vs Forrest Griffin.

8:00 p.m. ET FuelTV: UFC Tonight
UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar – Preview Preview of UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar in Rio De Janeiro, plus all the latest UFC news, interviews, and information.

8:30

p.m. ET FuelTV: UFC Ultimate Insider
EPISODE: 75 Behind the scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship for the week of October 9.

9:00 p.m. ET FuelTV: Best of PRIDE Fighting Championship
Greatest Japanese Fighters The best of Pride's Japanese hometown stars.

10:00 p.m. ET FuelTV: UFC Unleashed Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos in UFC on Fox; Roy Nelson vs. Fabricio Werdum in UFC 143; lightweight fight Edson Barboza vs. Terry Etim in UFC 142.

11:00 p.m. ET FuelTV: Ultimate Answers UFC fighters' takes on topics from the hard-hitting to the totally random.

11:30 p.m. ET FuelTV: UFC Tonight Dana White One-on-One Part II Preview of Browne vs. Bigfoot at Target Center, plus all the latest UFC news, interviews, and information.

12:00 p.m. ET FuelTV: The Ultimate Fighter Season 16 Episode 4: Can't Fix Stupid Dana treats the fighters to a special outing away from the house; Roy uses a bizarre method to pick the next matchup; one fighter's weight problem puts his future in jeopardy; two more welterweights face off.
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