(“Ma, the telly has men fighting and bleeding on it!”)
Not much going on today, but we do have some MMA on TV news for you. Over at 15 Rounds, Dana White has said some interesting things about the rumored network TV deal with the UFC.
The long awaited debut for the Ultimate Fighting Championship on a major network may not be very far off. Ongoing conversations are heating up. UFC President Dana White expects major progress in the next few days.
“I am going out of town tomorrow for a week. Hopefully, I’ll come back with good news,” White said.
And here we go again. Just when you think Dana has blown every chance to sign with a network, this pops up. Rumors have been swirling about what network would agree to air UFC events and this just adds to the intrigue.
The other TV deal involves the IFL. 5oz of Pain has the lowdown:
The International Fight League’s next two cards on February 29 in Las Vegas and April 4 in East Rutherford, NJ will be televised on HDNet and on Fox Sports Canada.