LOS ANGELES, CA – FUEL TV, FOX Sports Media Group’s dynamic sports network for males, is included in DIRECTV’s CHOICE XTRA Free Trial taking place from April 24 to April 30. In conjunction with the free trial, FUEL TV launches Domination Week, highlighting some of the network’s most compelling and captivating Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) programming. Domination Week culminates with a 48-hour UFC marathon Saturday and Sunday, April 28–29, featuring the biggest fighters in the sport in the most exciting battles ever seen.
“UFC followers are some of the most passionate and loyal sports fans around,” says George Greenberg, Executive Vice President and General Manager, FUEL TV. “The DIRECTV CHOICE XTRA Free Trial enables more UFC enthusiasts to watch the sport they love, with new shows like ‘UFC Tonight’ and ‘UFC Ultimate Insider,’ and the biggest lineup of past fights ever, all in one week. The message is clear, if you love UFC, you need FUEL TV.”
Current and past UFC champions such as George St-Pierre, Jon Jones, Anderson Silva, Brock Lesnar, Frankie Edgar, Tito Ortiz and Randy Couture are featured in a number of legendary bouts including UFC 68, UFC 79, UFC 134, UFC 135 and many more. Viewers can relive the fights that defined history and made the legends.
But it’s not all UFC action on FUEL TV during Domination Week, as the network features an expanded Action Cinema triple header Friday night, April 27, including the Brandon Lee thriller “The Crow” (8:00 PM ET), “Hard to Kill” starring Steven Seagal (10:00 PM ET) and the Chow Yun-fat action crime drama “City on Fire” (midnight).
In 2012, FUEL TV offers more UFC programming than any other network with more than 2,000 hours, and more than 100 hours of live fights, weigh-ins, preliminary bouts, and prefight and postfight shows.
For a complete listing of FUEL TV shows, go to: http://www.fuel.tv/schedule/. For more information, go to www.fuel.tv, www.fuel.tv/ufc, on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/fueltv, and on Twitter at: @fueltv, #UFConFUELTV
To find FUEL TV on your television, go to www.fuel.tv/getfueltv, or call 877-4 FUEL-TV.
For DIRECTV customers, catch FUEL TV during the DIRECTV CHOICE XTRA Free Trial. FUEL TV is part of the CHOICE XTRA package on DIRECTV channel 618. Don't have CHOICE XTRA? Go to DIRECTV.com or call 800-531-5000 to order today.
FUEL TV is the only cable and satellite television network that features the exciting world of adrenaline and thrill-seeking sports including MMA, surfing, motocross, snowboarding, skateboarding, BMX and more. This new generation of sports provides a rich landscape of some of the most vibrant and action-packed television entertainment in the world. With more hours of UFC coverage than any other network, FUEL TV is the place to be for live fights, weigh-ins, prelims, pre- and postfight coverage, specials and events you won’t see anywhere else. See why adrenaline sports fans call FUEL TV the channel they never turn off. FUEL TV, part of FOX Sports Media Group, was launched July 1, 2003 and is seen in more than 36 million U.S. homes and can be accessed by broadband, mobile devices and other digital platforms such as iTunes®. FUEL TV programming is available in more than 50 countries around the world with 24/7 channels operating in Australia and Europe. To subscribe to FUEL TV, call 877-4 FUEL-TV. For program times and other information, visit www.fuel.tv.
FOX Sports Media Group
FOX Sports Media Group (FSMG) is the umbrella entity representing News Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets under Chairman & CEO David Hill. Built with brands that are capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FSMG includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing partnerships. FSMG now includes FOX Sports, the sports television arm of the FOX Broadcasting Company; Fox’s 20 regional sports networks, their affiliated regional web sites and FSN national programming; SPEED and SPEED2; Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Soccer Plus; FUEL TV; and Fox College Sports. In addition, FSMG also includes FOX Sports Interactive Media, which comprises FOXSports.com on MSN, whatifsports.com and scout.com, reaching approximately 30 million unique visitors monthly. Also included are Fox’s interests in joint-venture businesses FOX Deportes, Big Ten Network and STATS, LLC, as well as licensing agreements that establish the FOX Sports Radio Network and FOX Sports Grills