Fight Network Presents UFC Fight Night Monterrey Preview Show & Prelims Live this Saturday, Nov. 21

Nov 20, 2015
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents extensive coverage of UFC Fight Night™: Magny vs. Gastelum this Saturday, November 21 from Monterrey Arena in Monterrey, Mexico.

Fight Network will air the live UFC Fight Night™: Magny vs. Gastelum prelims exclusively in Canada at 8 p.m. ET. The main card airs live on TSN1 at 10 p.m. ET.

In the featured prelim, Mexican bantamweight fan favorite Erik Perez (14-6) welcomes 23-year-old Frenchman Taylor Lapilus (10-1) into enemy territory. In other action, Mexico’s Hector Urbina (17-8) clashes with Poland’s Bartosz Fabinski (12-2) in a welterweight duel, former WEC title challenger Scott Jorgensen (15-11) looks to bounce back from a two-fight skid against Mexico’s Alejandro Perez (16-6) in a bantamweight bout, plus The Ultimate Fighter Latin America semifinalist Gabriel Benitez (18-5) competes on his home turf against fellow featherweight prospect Andre Fili (14-3).

On Thursday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. ET, Fight Network premieres a one-hour UFC® Fight Night Monterrey Pre-Show, which features previews, predictions and analysis for the event, and also serves as a lead-in to the live prelims.

On Friday, Nov. 20 at 5:30 p.m. ET, Fight Network will televise the official live weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night™: Magny vs. Gastelum, as all the fighters tip the scale and face off ahead of their clashes on Saturday night.

In addition to all the live events, Fight Network is the destination for UFC library content, specials and series, including UFC Unleashed, UFC Now, UFC Ultimate Insider and classic UFC PPV events.

This Sunday, Nov. 22 at 9 p.m. ET, catch a full encore presentation of UFC 118: Edgar vs. Penn 2 from August 2010 in Boston, Mass., headlined by a UFC lightweight championship rematch between Frankie Edgar and B.J. Penn. The event also features a memorable showdown between former two-division champion Randy Couture and debuting pro boxer James Toney.

The full card for UFC Fight Night™: Magny vs. Gastelum includes:

Main Card (Live on TSN1, 10 p.m. ET):

-Neil Magny (16-5) vs. Kelvin Gastelum (12-1)

-Ricardo Lamas (15-4) vs. Diego Sanchez (27-7)

-Jussier Formiga (18-3) vs. Henry Cejudo (9-0)

-Erick Montano (6-3) vs. Enrique Marin (8-2)

-Horacio Gutierrez (3-1) vs. Enrique Barzola (11-2-1)

-Efrain Escudero (25-9) vs. Leandro Silva (18-2-1, 1NC)

Preliminary Card (Live on Fight Network, 8 p.m. ET):

-Erik Perez (14-6) vs. Taylor Lapilus (10-1)

-Hector Urbina (17-8) vs. Bartosz Fabinski (12-2)

-Scott Jorgensen (15-11) vs. Alejandro Perez (16-6)

-Gabriel Benitez (18-5) vs. Andre Fili (14-3)

Preliminary Card (Live on UFC Fight Pass, 6:30 p.m. ET):

-Vernon Ramos (3-0) vs. Alvaro Herrera (8-3)

-Cesar Arzamendia (7-2) vs. Polo Reyes (5-3)

-Valmir Lazaro (13-3) vs. Michel Prazeres (18-2)

For a full listing of Fight Network’s broadcast schedule, please visit www.fightnetwork.com, follow us on Twitter @fightnet, become a fan on Facebook and visit us on Instagram @fightnet.

About Fight Network:

Fight Network (www.fightnetwork.com) is the world’s premier combat sports network dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, including fights, fighters, fight news and fight lifestyle. The channel is available on Cablevision’s Optimum TV, Suddenlink Communications, Grande Communications and Armstrong Cable in the U.S., all major carriers in Canada, Roku devices across North America, over 30 countries across Europe, Africa and the Middle East and on TSN Radio in Canada via its program “Live Audio Wrestling.” Fight Network’s parent company Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. launched Fantasy (FNTSY) Sports Network (www.fantasysportsnetwork.com) across North America in March 2014 and also holds a significant ownership interest in Pursuit Channel.

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