According to MMAJunkie, sources within the industry have informed them that ProElite (EliteXC) will announce a deal with CBS to put MMA on a major network for the very first time. Apparently, the deal has been reached and is final.
The deal will include broadcasts of live EliteXC events in prime-time slots every other month. The official announcement and more details are forthcoming.
This move basically ends talk of the UFC getting a deal with CBS. The two had been in serious discussions for over a month with rumors flying around that UFC 80 would be broadcast live for free on the network giant.
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