Friday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide

By Jeff Sherwood Jan 9, 2015




Friday



6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier - Prelims
Paul Felder vs. Danny Castillo; Cody Garbrandt vs. Marcus Brimage; Jared Cannonier vs. Shawn Jordan; Rodrigo Damm vs. Evan Dunham. From Las Vegas.

8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
A Champion Will Be Crowned: Esparza vs. Namajunas - The Ultimate Fighter Finale main event in Las Vegas. The UFC's first strawweight champion will be crowned, plus featherweight contenders Jeremy Stephens and Charles Oliveira will square off.

11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fighter's Cut
The Notorious Conor McGregor offers a first hand perspective inside the octagon, as he revisits his meteoric rise to MMA stardom.

11:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
Rising Stars - See the wild finishes that put up-and-coming fighters on the fast-track to becoming big stars. With Conor McGregor, Cat Zingano, Myles Jury, and more.

12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
Top submissions examined.

1:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
From the Brink of Defeat - Inside the Octagon, anything can happen and these unbelievable come-from-behind victories prove it. With Brock Lesnar, Jim Miller, Donald Cerrone, and more.

2:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman - UFC 162 made history in July of 2013 when longtime champion and future Hall of Famer Anderson Silva first took on undefeated Chris Weidman.

7:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
Rising Stars - See the wild finishes that put up-and-coming fighters on the fast-track to becoming big stars. With Conor McGregor, Cat Zingano, Myles Jury, and more.

8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: Best of UFC 2014

9:00 p.m. ET Spike TV: Bellator MMA's Top 20 Knockouts
The most devastating and exciting finishes to have ever occurred inside the Bellator cage.

9:00 p.m. ET AXS TV: The Voice Versus
Wanderlei Silva - Michael 'The Voice' Schiavello interviews Wanderlei Silva; discusses his rise through MMA, origins of the wrist-roll and rumors of plastic surgery.

10:00 p.m. ET AXS TV: Resurrection Fighting Alliance 22: Smith vs. Njokuani
Gilbert Smith vs. Chidi Njokuani, welterweight world title bout; Mark Dickman vs. Donald Sanchez, featherweight bout; Alvin Robinson vs. Ricky Musgrave, featherweight bout. From Colorado Springs, Colo.

10:00 p.m. ET Spike TV: Bellator MMA Presents: 15 Fantastic Finishes
A celebration of 15 of the best Bellator MMA finishes.

10:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: Boxing
Throne Boxing: Dusty Hernandez Harrison vs. Tommy Rainone
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