FOX Sports Brings Live Studio Shows to New York City for Robust Coverage of UFC 205

LOS ANGELES – FOX Sports is getting into a New York state of mind for UFC 205: ALVAREZ VS. McGREGOR. To cover the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s historic first-ever card in the Empire State, FS1 is bringing several studio shows to the Big Apple to be shot in front of live audiences, capturing the excitement around the epic event.

Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 9 (8:00 PM ET), UFC TONIGHT, the official news and information show of the UFC, shoots outside Madison Square Garden at The Pennsy (33rd and 7th). Host Kenny Florian (@KennyFlorian) and guest host and current middleweight champion Michael Bisping (@Bisping) interview UFC 205 headliners lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and featherweight champion Conor McGregor. They also talk to welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen Thompson, as well as strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and former middleweight champion and current No. 2 Chris Weidman.

Later that evening, TUF TALK (11:00 PM ET), the companion show to THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER, shoots at The Pennsy. Hosts Karyn Bryant (@KarynBryant) and Florian interview UFC 205 fighter, former light heavyweight champion, TUF champion and TUF coach Rashad Evans and TUF 23 winner Andrew Sanchez. Watch this video for more information.

On Thursday and Friday (9:30 AM ET), FS1’s newest all-sports opinion show, SKIP AND SHANNON: UNDISPUTED originates live from The Pennsy. Renowned TV sports personality Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless), three-time Super Bowl Champion and Pro Football Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe (@ShannonSharpe) and moderator Joy Taylor (@JoyTaylorTalks) discuss UFC 205, and also deep-dive into numerous sports topics and the news of the day. Former UFC champion Miesha Tate joins the show Thursday, while UFC president Dana White and bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes are on Friday.

Also on Thursday, Nov. 10 (3:00 PM ET) FS1 carries the live UFC 205 PRESS CONFERENCE, hosted by Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer), with analysts Bisping and retired middleweight contender Brian Stann (@BrianStann) discussing the fighters as they prepare for Saturday’s historic event.

The FS1 UFC 205 WEIGH-IN SHOW airs live from New York City’s Madison Square Garden on FS1 Friday, Nov. 11 (6:00 PM ET) with Glazer, Bisping and Stann providing insights about the fighters as they tip the scales. Reporter Megan Olivi (@MeganOlivi) interviews fighters on site.

The action gets underway Saturday, Nov. 12 (7:00 PM ET) with the FS1 UFC 205 PREFIGHT SHOW, while the FS1 UFC 205 PRELIMS begin at 8:00 PM ET. Joe Rogan (@JoeRogan) and Mike Goldberg (@MFG16) have the call on FS1, while Victor Davila (@mastervic10), Mario Delgado (@mariodelgadorzm) and Santiago Ponzinibbio (@SPonzinibbioMMA) have the call in Spanish on FOX Deportes. Glazer, Bisping and Stann recap the historic night on the FS1 UFC 205 POSTFIGHT SHOW, immediately following the main event.

FOX Sports Digital’s @TheBuzzer steams live on Facebook from New York City Wednesday through Saturday, featuring interviews from open workouts, weigh-ins, and pre/post-fight. Fans can ask questions and discuss topics with Andy Nesbitt (@anezbitt). UFC 205 fighters including Jedrzecyzyk and middleweight Tim Kennedy join Jeremy Stephens and Michael Johnson on FOX Sports’ PROcast roster, providing behind-the-scenes videos during fight week.

Follow @UFConFOX on Twitter for live updates throughout the week. Plus, the popular FOXSports.com podcast “Fight Society” features host Damon Martin previewing the epic fights, available on iTunes and Soundcloud.

For notes, coverage, bios, photography and more, visit the FOX UFC page on FOX Sports Press Pass.
 

FOX SPORTS UFC PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE

DATE

TIME (ET)

EVENT

NET*

Wednesday,

Nov. 9

8:00 PM

UFC TONIGHT

FS1

Wednesday,

Nov. 9

10:00 PM

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER

FS1

Wednesday,

Nov. 9

11:00 PM

TUF TALK

FS1

Thursday,

Nov. 10

9:30 AM

SKIP AND SHANNON: UNDISPUTED

FS1

Thursday,

Nov. 10

3:00 PM

UFC 205 PRESS CONFERENCE

FS1

Friday,

Nov. 11

9:30 AM

SKIP AND SHANNON: UNDISPUTED

FS1

Friday,

Nov. 11

6:00 PM

FS1 UFC 205 WEIGH-IN SHOW

FS1

Saturday, Nov. 12

7:00 PM

FS1 UFC 205 PREFIGHT SHOW

FS1

Saturday, Nov. 12

8:00 PM

FS1 UFC 205 PRELIMS

FS1 / FOX Deportes

Saturday, Nov. 12

1:30 AM

FS1 UFC 205 POSTFIGHT SHOW

FS1

*All programs also available on FOX Sports GO