Spike TV announced Sept. 14’s prime-time lineup include a Roy “Big Country” Nelson marathon.
The marathon airs from 8 p.m. to midnight ET/PT including Nelson’s preliminary-round matchup with Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson, as well as the entire TUF 10 Live Finale main card.
TUF 16’s 2 hour debut featuring the new show’s 16 elimination-round fights, kicks off the same night at 9 p.m. ET/PT on FX.
Big Country made his way to the UFC after winning the heavyweights-only 10th season of TUF on Spike TV. He serves as a TUF 16 coach opposite fellow heavyweight Shane Carwin.
Spike TV owns the UFC’s library rights till the end of this year. Throughout the year Spike TV used counter-programing opposite UFC’s new multi-year broadcast deal with FOX, events and shows that previously aired on Spike TV now air on FX and FUEL TV.featured, mma, MMA NEWS, The Ultimate Fighter, TUF, ufc, ufc news