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Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos Confirmed for UFC on FOX Main Event

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I think I have the fight going to a decision. So that could eat up most of this hour.



According to Dana, a lot of the time will be spent educating those who've never seen an MMA fight. They need to know what they're watching.



Bah. I still have nightmares about Frank Shamrock spending a half hour to explain the sport on CBS. I have been thrilled with everything except that.

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Oh yeah, this is a great fight to have on fox. I think this will surpass the ratings for that disaster that was kimbo vs Thompson. I'm still not sure Thompsons ear has stopped bleeding yet

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Bah. I still have nightmares about Frank Shamrock spending a half hour to explain the sport on CBS. I have been thrilled with everything except that.



This was my first thought but then I remembered it wasn't UFC/Zuffa programming. I think they'll do it up right.

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Bah. I still have nightmares about Frank Shamrock spending a half hour to explain the sport on CBS. I have been thrilled with everything except that.



This was my first thought but then I remembered it wasn't UFC/Zuffa programming. I think they'll do it up right.



I hope so. They used the metal/rap intro for way too long and still use Goldberg in the booth so I am not sure that good taste is necessarily Zuffa's strong suit. . . Fox's either for that matter. I am sure it will be pretty annoying no matter what for longtime fans. As long as they don't use Goldie for the explanations, we should be ok.

But in the end none of that will really matter because we get to see the two best HWs in the world go at it for five rounds for the first of what I am sure will be several times.

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AWESOME! Moves this epic fight up a month and it's free. I'm pumped.

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AWESOME! Moves this epic fight up a month and it's free. I'm pumped.



Actually, it only moves it up 7 days. It was originally scheduled for 11/19.

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I wish their where more fights but I certainly understand why they're doing this.
Hope they pull it off good.

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It says it will air on "Fox 1"

The fox channel i get (comes with the most basic form of cable) says "fox 21" in the bottom right hand corner. Anyone know if there is a difference or if I wont get it?

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Posted by shawneth

It says it will air on "Fox 1"

The fox channel i get (comes with the most basic form of cable) says "fox 21" in the bottom right hand corner. Anyone know if there is a difference or if I wont get it?





Dude...you're reading it wrong. It says UFC on FOX 1..."1" means it's the first UFC event on FOX, not the channel. Kinda like UFC 134.

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******* awesome. This fight is going to be fireworks and we get it even sooner and for free.

Way to be Dana.

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Posted by Budgellism

AWESOME! Moves this epic fight up a month and it's free. I'm pumped.



Actually, it only moves it up 7 days. It was originally scheduled for 11/19.



Oh, well once again I was wrong. I was thinking it was December 10th for some reason, but that's UFC in Toronto.

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Oh, well once again I was wrong. I was thinking it was December 10th for some reason, but that's UFC in Toronto.



It's all good. I give you Canadians a pass when it comes to being right!

(kidding)

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Posted by Budgellism

Oh, well once again I was wrong. I was thinking it was December 10th for some reason, but that's UFC in Toronto.



It's all good. I give you Canadians a pass when it comes to being right!

(kidding)





Yeah, eh

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Damm what a crap week
First two bouts scrapped for denver
Now I am heading to san jose where the main event is now changed

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