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FOX Sports UFC Programming Highlights

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Below is a list of the upcoming programs slated to run on FOX Sports in regards to the UFC.

FS1 UFC FIGHT NIGHT WEIGH-IN SHOW FEATURES FORMER CHAMP EVANS AS ANALYST

Network/When: FS1 & FOX Sports GO, Friday, Nov. 20 (5:30 PM ET)
Talent: Karyn Bryant, Rashad Evans, Michael Bisping and Heidi Androl
This Week: The FS1 UFC FIGHT NIGHT WEIGH-IN SHOW features host Karyn Bryant with former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans and middleweight contender Michael Bisping on the desk as analysts previewing the fighters as they attempt to make weight. Heidi Androl reports from Mexico.

FS1 UFC FIGHT NIGHT PREFIGHT SHOW PREVIEWS WELTERWEIGHT BATTLE BETWEEN MAGNY AND GASTELUM

Network/When: FS1 & FOX Sports Go, Saturday, Nov. 21 (7:00 PM ET)
Talent: Karyn Bryant, Rashad Evans, Michael Bisping and Heidi Androl
This Week: Host Karyn Bryant joins analysts Rashad Evans and Michael Bisping to preview the intriguing welterweight battle between Neil Magny and Kelvin Gastelum. They also break down the other exciting fights on the card. Heidi Androl adds reports.

FS1 UFC FIGHT NIGHT PRELIMS FEATURE FOUR EXCITING BOUTS

Network/When: FS1, FOX Deportes & FOX Sports GO, Saturday, Nov. 21 (8:00 PM ET)
Talent: Jon Anik, Brian Stann
This Week: The two-hour FS1 UFC FIGHT NIGHT PRELIMS feature four bouts, with bantamweights Erik Perez (14-6) and Taylor Lapilus (10-1) looking to move up the standings, while welterweights Hector Urbina (17-8) and Bartosz Fabinski (12-2) clash. An exciting bantamweight bout features Alejandro Perez (16-6) battling Scott Jorgensen (15-11), and a showdown between featherweights Gabriel Benitez (18-5) and Andre Fili (14-3) starts the PRELIMS.

FS1 UFC FIGHT NIGHT FEATURES TOP-RANKED WELTERWEIGHTS MAGNY AND GASTELUM

Network/When: FS1, FOX Deportes & FOX Sports GO, Saturday, Nov. 21 (10:00 PM ET)
Talent: Jon Anik and Brian Stann
This Week: The Ultimate Fighter Season 17 winner and No. 15-ranked Kelvin Gastelum (12-1) returns to the welterweight division to face late-replacement and No. 13-ranked Neil Magny (16-5) in the evening’s headliner. The Ultimate Fighter season one winner Diego Sanchez (27-7) moves to the featherweight division to face No. 4 Ricardo Lamas (15-4). No. 3 Jussier Formiga (18-3) and No. 5 Henry Cejudo (9-0) face off in a key flyweight bout with a possible title shot on the line. The Ultimate Fighter Latin America welterweight final features Erick Montano (7-3) vs. Enrique Marin (8-2), while The Ultimate Fighter Latin America lightweight final sees Horacio Gutierrez (3-1) against Enrique Barzola (11-2-1). The Ultimate Fighter season eight winner Efrain Escudero (25-9) battles Brazil’s Leandro Silva (18-2-1, 1NC) in a lightweight matchup.

FOX SPORTS LIVE POSTFIGHT COVERAGE AND ANALYSIS OF WELTERWEIGHT HEADLINER AND MORE

Network/When: FS1 & FOX Sports GO, Saturday, Nov. 21 (1:00 AM ET)
Talent: Karyn Bryant, Rashad Evans, Michael Bisping and Heidi Androl
This Week: Host Karyn Bryant and analysts Rashad Evans and Michael Bisping recap the welterweight bout between Neil Magny and Kelvin Gastelum and the other fights on the card. Heidi Androl interviews fighters and adds reports.

UFC ULTIMATE INSIDER: CORMIER FIRSTHAND, VANZANT’S SECRETS AND EDGAR MIC’D UP

Network/When: FS1 & FOX Sports GO, Sunday, Nov. 22 (6:30 PM ET)

Talent: Megan Olivi
This Week: For the first time, experience Daniel Cormier’s exclusive all-access account of one of the greatest fights of the year, as the UFC light heavyweight champion engages in an epic battle for the strap with hard hitting Swede Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192. Then, rising strawweight sensation Paige VanZant unlocks the secrets and methodology of her fight game that have brought her to the brink of stardom at just 21 years old. Plus, Frankie Edgar is mic’d up for the mayhem of UFC 189’s interim featherweight title clash between Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor as the future of his division is determined.

UFC 1 ON 1: HALL OF FAMER BJ PENN

Network/When: FS1 & FOX Sports GO, Tuesday, Nov. 24 (7:30 PM ET)

Talent: Jay Glazer and BJ Penn
This Week: UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn discusses his legendary MMA career, the current state of the UFC and life after fighting on this episode of UFC 1 ON 1.

UFC RELOADED UFC 188: VELASQUEZ VS. WERDUM

Network/When: FS1 & FOX Sports GO, Tuesday, Nov. 24 (8:00 PM ET)

Talent: Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum
This Week: The long-awaited UFC heavyweight title fight between champion Cain Velasquez and interim titleholder Fabricio Werdum takes place when the UFC’s two best heavyweights finally meet. See that bout, plus the rest of the UFC 188 main card including fights from Gilbert Melendez, Eddie Alvarez, Kelvin Gastelum and more.

BEST OF WEC: FUTURE STARS OF THE UFC

Network/When: FS1 & FOX Sports GO, Wednesday, Nov. 25 (7:00 PM ET)

Talent: Kenda Perez
This Week: Host Kenda Perez presents some of the most action-packed fights from MMA’s lighter weight divisions, including Cub Swanson, Ian McCall, Scott Jorgensen, Brad Pickett and more.

SPECIAL UFC TONIGHT: BEFORE THEY WERE CHAMPS

Network/When: FS1 & FOX Sports GO, Wednesday, Nov. 25 (8:00 PM ET)
Talent: Kenny Florian, Daniel Cormier and Karyn Bryant
This Week: In this special UFC TONIGHT, hosts Kenny Florian, Daniel Cormier and Karyn Bryant take a look at the careers of several UFC fighters before they became champions.

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER: ONE FIGHTER’S LOSS IS ANOTHER’S GAIN

Network/When: FS1 & FOX Sports GO, Wednesday, Nov. 25 (10:00 PM ET)
Talent: Conor McGregor, Urijah Faber and Dana White
This Week: Due to a twist in the competition, one fighter shows heavy emotion after being eliminated from the competition. Even though he won his fight, his shot at getting into the UFC is put on hold. After a sudden turn of events that brings another fighter back into the competition, Dana White has a big surprise for the fighters that will help them relax before the quarterfinals begin. In the first two quarterfinal fights, a European powerhouse sharpens his unorthodox style by planning to use an open stance and unpredictable angles to take down his heavy-chinned opponent. In the second quarterfinal fight, one fighter must work on extreme technical defense and polish his ground game if he has any hope of defeating his opponent.