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UFC To Host Event Super Bowl Weekend Near Site Of Game

According to a report by Sports Illustrated, plans appear to be in place for the UFC to host an event the weekend of Super Bowl XLVIII from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

The Super Bowl will take place the next Sunday from New York, and the UFC card will air on FOX Sports 1 – a network FOX Sports is launching in August.

Previously, during a conference call, FOX executives discussed plans to hold such a double-event weekend, but most felt card would be pay-per-view, which has been the custom for the UFC.