Friday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide

By Jeff Sherwood Mar 13, 2015




Friday



3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fighter's Cut
Anthony Pettis - Step inside the octagon as Pettis relives his three exciting first round finishes, including his thrilling submission of Benson Henderson to capture the Lightweight title.

3:30 a.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.

6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis - World lightweight champion Benson Henderson defends his title against the last man to defeat him, Anthony Pettis.

10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Countdown
UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos - Lightweight champion Anthony 'Showtime' Pettis takes on Brazilian Rafael dos Anjos. Women's strawweight champ Carla Esparza defends her title for the first time against Polish striker Joanna Jedrzejczyk. And Johny Hendricks meets Matt Brown.

11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Flashback
Hendricks vs. Lawler - An enhanced replay of the one of the most memorable fights in UFC history, featuring never-before-seen footage from state-of-the-art cameras, and exclusive new sound. Watch it again, like you've never seen it before.

11:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
Cejudo/Pettis/Esparza/Velasquez - Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo's; Milwaukee Lightweight champion Anthony 'Showtime Pettis; inaugural UFC Women's Strawweight champ Carla Esparza; Heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez watches his teammate Daniel Cormier collide with Jon Jones.

12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis - World lightweight champion Benson Henderson defends his title against the last man to defeat him, Anthony Pettis.

5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Weigh-In
UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos

7:00 p.m. ET AXS TV: The Voice Versus
Alistair Overeem - Michael Schiavello and Alistair Overeem discuss steroid allegations and an appetite for horse meat.

9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Flashback
Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate Enhanced coverage of classic bout between female fighters.

9:00 p.m. ET SpikeTV: Boxing
Premier Boxing Champions - Andre Berto (29-3, 22 KOs) takes on Josesito Lopez (33-6, 19 KOs). Also: Roberto Garcia (36-3, 23 KOs) vs. Shawn Porter (24-1, 15 KOs). From Ontario, Calif.

9:00 p.m. ET AXS TV: AXS TV Fights
Ces MMA XXVIII - Veterans Rick Hawn and Derek Loffer face off; Luis Felix fights Richard Patishnock; live from Lincon, R.I.

9:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Countdown
UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos - Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis takes on Brazilian Rafael dos Anjos. Women's strawweight champ Carla Esparza defends her title for the first time against Polish striker Joanna Jedrzejczyk. And Johny Hendricks meets Matt Brown.

10:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Weigh-In
UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos

11:30 p.m. ET AXS TV: Inside MMA
EPISODE: 377 - Bas Rutten, Ron Kruck and Kenny Rice breakdown UFC 185; Pat Miletich and Michael Schiavello discuss CES MMA 28; plus UFC lightweight Ross Pearson.

11:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
Cejudo/Pettis/Esparza/Velasquez - Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo's; Milwaukee Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis; inaugural UFC Women's Strawweight champ Carla Esparza; Heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez watches his teammate Daniel Cormier collide with Jon Jones.

12:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso - Champions and trash talkers made for one of the most anticipated nights of 2014: Conor McGregor had a grudge match against Dustin Poirier; Donald Cerrone welcomed Eddie Alvarez to the Octagon; and Demetrious Johnson fought Chris Cariaso.
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