Two New Fighters Enter the Fold

The Ultimate Fighter finished a long and beneficial relationship with Spike TV with the TUF 14 Finale. For 14 seasons ago Spike TV and the UFC got together to make The Ultimate Fighter, a reality show where fighters got the chance to fight themselves into a UFC contract. This relationship was one of the best for both institutions as the UFC became the fastest growing sports in the world and Spike became a successful network.

What 2 Watch

It’s time for the first ever The Sport Addiction What 2 Watch Blog where I show you the options for this weekend in sports. It will include every major event in sports as well as the games that you can’t miss in the big 4 and some other interesting views. Every Friday I will post the What 2 Watch so that my readers can figure out what they want to watch every weekend.

UFC Scores with FOX

Spike TV has been the place to go for years as the UFC grew up and was a main reason for their ability to grow into what they are now. When Spike rebranded from TNT to Spike TV one of their biggest aspects to their programming was that they became the home for UFC. With fights broadcast on Spike as well as their reality show that changed the face of the UFC, The Ultimate Fighter (TUF). This relationship was a very beneficial one for both sides but as of Thursday August 18, 2011 the relationship is no more. On Thursday the UFC signed a 7-year contract with Fox Sports who will now take over for Spike.

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