FOX Sports Media Group has confirmed plans to launch FOX Sports 1 this coming August, and the network will have plenty to do with the UFC.
The debut is set for August 17, as FOX Sports begins its 20th anniversary year. FS1, as it will be called, is available in over 90 million homes.
The schedule includes college basketball, college football, NASCAR, soccer and, more importantly, UFC. The August 17 date will include UFC on FS1 1 in primetime, along with a total of 12 events set to air each Wednesday night.
Though 2014, live Fight Nights will be featured on Wednesday nights. FOX event prelims fights, UFC Tonight and more programming is all set to air on FS1.