The UFC on Fox 1 weigh-ins will air live on Fuel TV, according to UFC president Dana White.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s official start date with the Fox family of networks isn’t until January 2012, but that hasn’t stopped the two from giving fans a major sneak peak at what’s to come. UFC on Fox 1: Velasquez vs. dos Santos isn’t part of the official seven-year television del between the UFC and Fox, but it’s not being treated as a throw-in.
UFC on Fox 1 features heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez defending his belt against Junior dos Santos at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., on Nov. 12, and will be the only fight featured on a special one-hour Fox Sports telecast on Fox’s broadcast network. The entire undercard will stream live on the UFC’s Facebook page, as well as on FoxSports.com.
The UFC on Fox 1 weigh-ins, however, will air live on Fuel TV, one of Fox’s networks, and a channel that is expected to become a bastion of UFC programming once the TV deal shifts into high gear next year. The weigh-ins air live beginning at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.