UFC 134 prelims to air in Times Square
TIMES SQUARE TO HOST UNPRECEDENTED PUBLIC VIEWING OF ANTICIPATED UFC FIGHT IN RIO DE JANEIRO
Free live viewing to spur celebration, community in Little Brazil
UFC 134’s bouts will be screened for thousands in Times Square’s Little Brazil – reflective of the fight’s base in Rio de Janeiro and the Brazilian birthplace of mixed martial arts. Spike TV’s preliminary fights will broadcast on the digital sign above The Doubletree Hotel on the East side of Duffy Square’s red steps, 47th Street & 7th Ave Saturday, August 27 from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m EST. Never before has UFC offered a viewing of this magnitude.
After celebrating in the streets of Times Square, fans and interested viewers are encouraged to finish watching the fight at neighboring bars in Little Brazil such as Bowlmor Times Square (W 44th between 7th and 8th Aves.).
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is the world’s leading professional mixed martial arts organization and offers the premier series of MMA sports events. UFC produces over twelve live pay-per-view events annually. In addition to its North American distribution, UFC programming is distributed in over 100 countries and territories throughout the world.
UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami card:
UFC Middleweight Championship: Anderson Silva (c) vs. Yushin Okami II
Light Heavyweight bout: Maurício "Shogun" Rua vs. Forrest Griffin II
Heavyweight bout: Brendan Schaub vs . Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira
Lightweight bout: Ross Pearson vs . Edson Barboza
Light Heavyweight bout: Luiz Cane vs. Stanislav Nedkov
Preliminary Card (televised in Brazil/Spike TV)
Lightweight bout: Thiago Tavares vs. Spencer Fisher
Middleweight bout: Rousimar Palhares vs. Dan Miller
Preliminary Card (televised in Brazil/Facebook)
Welterweight bout: Paulo Thiago vs. David Mitchell
Bantamweight bout: Raphael Assunção vs. Johnny Eduardo
Featherweight bout: Yuri Alcantara vs. Felipe Arantes
Bantamweight bout: Yves Jabouin vs. Ian Loveland
Welterweight bout: Erick Silva vs. Luis Ramos