Friday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide

By Jeff Sherwood Jan 30, 2015




Friday



3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Rising
Conor McGregor - Irishman, Conor McGregor. While his attitude makes the world take notice, explore how he backs it up, breaking down his best performances in The Film Room and his overwhelming athleticism in The Lab.

3:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fighter's Cut
Gilbert Melendez and Diego Sanchez stage epic slugfest.

5:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Insider
Diaz; Melendez; Dos Anjos; Rousey - Joe Rogan ranks the most memorable moments from Nick Diaz's career; Gilbert Melendez gives insight into life inside MMA's most guarded team, the Skrap Pack; Rafael dos Anjos prepares for his bout at UFC 185; Ronda Rousey reveals her warrior code.

10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Countdown
UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz - Anderson and Nick prepare to return to the octagon. After a broken leg, Silva enters the spotlight. Plus, Tyron Woodley trains to face undefeated contender Kelvin Gastelum, and lightweights Joe Lauzon and Al Iaquinta brace for battle.

11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Main Event
UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II - The first fight was a classic. The buildup to the rematch was intense. See how both men trained and the eventual outcome.

11:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Main Event
UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz – B.J. Penn welcomed Strikeforce Champion Nick Diaz back into the octagon. Go to training camps and the fight.

12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Unleashed
Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen - Anderson Silva defends his middleweight title against his biggest rival, Chael Sonnen; Cung Le vs. Rich Franklin, Glover Teixeira vs. Fabio Maldonado, and Mike Swick vs. DaMarques Johnson.

1:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Countdown
UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz - Anderson and Nick prepare to return to the octagon. After a broken leg, Silva enters the spotlight. Plus, Tyron Woodley trains to face undefeated contender Kelvin Gastelum, and lightweights Joe Lauzon and Al Iaquinta brace for battle.

2:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC From All Angles
Miesha Tate discusses the fierceness of women fighters.

2:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Flashback
Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate - Enhanced coverage of classic bout between female fighters.

3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz – B.J. Penn welcomed Strikeforce Champion Nick Diaz back into the octagon. Go to training camps and the fight.

3:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II - The first fight was a classic. The buildup to the rematch was intense. See how both men trained and the eventual outcome.

4:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar - Anderson Silva, moves up in weight to challenge Stephan Bonnar. Plus, Alistair Overeem vs Antonio Bigfoot Silva and T.J. Grant vs. Evan Dunham.

6:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II - The first fight was a classic. The buildup to the rematch was intense. See how both men trained and the eventual outcome.

7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Weigh-In
UFC 183: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz From Las Vegas.

8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Countdown
UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz - Anderson and Nick prepare to return to the octagon. After a broken leg, Silva enters the spotlight. Plus, Tyron Woodley trains to face undefeated contender Kelvin Gastelum, and lightweights Joe Lauzon and Al Iaquinta brace for battle.

9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Fight Night
Gustafsson vs. Johnson - Sam Sicilia vs. Akira Corassani; Ryan Bader vs. Phil Davis; Gegard Mousasi vs. Dan Henderson; Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson. From Stockholm, Sweden.

9:00 p.m. ET AXS TV: AXS TV Fights Ces MMA XXVII
Chuck O'Neil fights Emmanual Walo for the welterweight title; Julian Lane meets Lucas Cruz for the lightweight title; live from Lincoln, R. I.

11:00 p.m. ET Spike TV: Mike Tyson's Countdown
Glory Heavyweight World Championship- Retired professional boxer Mike Tyson makes his debut as Glory Kickboxing analyst and host; exploring the rivalry between Rico Verhoeven and Errol Zimmerman.

11:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
UFC: Gustafsson vs. Johnson - Alexander Gustafsson will risk his No. 1 light heavyweight position when he takes on Anthony Johnson at Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.

11:30 p.m. ET AXS TV: Inside MMA
EPISODE: 371 - Bas Rutten, Kenny Rice and Ron Kruck discuss UFC 183; guests Vitor Belfort, Randy and Ryan Couture.
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