Posts Tagged ‘CBS’

In-Depth Preview Of Strikeforce: Nashville

The Strikeforce: Nashville event will be aired at 8:00 PM (ET) on CBS.

UFC 110 Replay To Compete Against Strikeforce Event

As is the custom when a Strikeforce event is being aired on television, the UFC tends to counter with a replay of one of their previous pay-per-view events. This will certainly be the case for Saturday, April 17, when the UFC will counter a Strikeforce event on CBS with UFC 110; Spike TV announced today […]

MMA Programming In The Cards For Showtime?

Although ProElite (parent company for EliteXC) is officially out of business, that doesn’t necessarily preclude the Showtime cable network from not showing MMA events in the future; according to Showtime officials, they have this to say about the situation: “In view of Showtime’s leadership role in sports programming, including boxing and mixed martial arts, we […]

Strikeforce Close To Deal With NBC

It looks like Strikeforce will continue their presence on NBC as both parties, according to, both parties are in deep discussions which would bring live MMA action to free television.  Should Strikeforce and NBC strike a deal, they would follow a similar path that EliteXC and CBS followed by bringing live MMA bouts to […]

Despite Slice Loss, EliteXC: Heat Ratings “Good”

I think – at least in my humble opinion – that rating numbers are more of a perception thing more than anything.  Probably because unless you have worked for a major television network or one of the ratings services (Nielsens come to mind), I don’t tend to take much stock in the raw numbers.  Be […]

Jared Shaw Interview

Jared Shaw is interviewed by; Shaw talks about EliteXC, their show this weekend, CBS and a lot of other stuff.

A Rua To Fight On Next EliteXC Card?

The likelihood of a Rua returning to EliteXC is increasing by the day it seems as according to Chris Howie of MMA News, Murilo Rua, brother of Mauricio Rua, could be returning to the EliteXC promotion – as early as October 4 when EliteXC holds their third show on CBS.  The possibility is out there […]

EliteXC: Lawler vs. Smith II – Paydays

Below are the individual salaries earned by the fighters who participated in last Saturday’s CBS/EliteXC event which took place in Stockton, CA; please note that the information came from the California State Athletic Commission: Jeremy Freitag – $2,500 Anthony Ruiz – $5,001 ($2,001 + $3,000 win bonus) Shayna Baszler – $8,000 Cristiane Cyborg – $6,000 […]

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