LOS ANGELES – FOX Sports announces former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and former title contender Kenny Florian join lead UFC host Karyn Bryant for FOX Sports’ coverage of UFC 230: CORMIER VS. LEWIS on Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3. Megan Olivi adds reports and interviews fighters on-site in New York City.
UFC lightweight contender Paul Felder calls his first PPV event alongside blow-by-blow announcer Jon Anik and veteran MMA analyst Joe Rogan at UFC 230 in New York City Saturday. In addition, Brandon Moreno and Victor Davila call the fights in Spanish on FOX Deportes.
At UFC 230, two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier (21-1, 1NC) defends his heavyweight title for the first time against an exciting Texas knockout artist, Derrick Lewis (21-5, 1NC). Plus former middleweight champion and current No. 3 Chris Weidman (14-3) meets No. 5 Jacare Souza (25-6, 1NC).
FOX Sports UFC 230 programming begins with UFC TONIGHT Wednesday, Oct. 31 (8:00 PM ET) on FS2, when hosts Kenny Florian and guest host Michael Bisping break down Cormier and Lewis and interview both fighters. They’ll also talk to the No. 3-ranked middleweight Chris Weidman about his co-main event against Jacare Souza.
FOX Sports’ coverage goes live on Friday, Nov. 2 (6:00 PM ET), with the UFC 230 WEIGH-IN SHOW on FS1 and the FOX Sports app with Bryant, Bisping and Florian discussing the fights, while Olivi reports on-site. On Saturday, the same crew hosts the UFC 230 PREFIGHT SHOW on FS1 and the FOX Sports app (7:00 PM ET), showcasing the evening’s action.
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The two-hour UFC 230 PRELIMS begin at 8:00 PM ET on FS1, FOX Deportes, and the FOX Sports app with four exciting bouts. Featherweights Jason Knight (20-5) and Jordan Rinaldi (13-6) tangle. The No. 4-ranked flyweight Sijara Eubanks (4-2) battles No. 7 Roxanne Modafferi (22-15), while Julio Arce (15-2) faces Sheymon Moraes (10-1) at 145 pounds. Plus, Lyman Good (19-4, 1NC) and Ben Saunders (22-10-2) square off at 170 pounds in the exciting PRELIMS opener.
The evening wraps immediately following the main event with the UFC 230 POSTFIGHT SHOW on FS2 and the FOX Sports app, where Bryant, Florian, Bisping and Olivi recap the highlights and interview fighters.
Leading up to the fights, UFC fighters offer unique, behind-the-scenes clips on FOX Sports PROcast and on the FOX UFC social pages. Follow @UFConFOX on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for all updates throughout the #UFC230 fights Saturday.
Viewers can live stream the UFC shows on the FOX Sports app, through the FS1, FS2 and FOX Deportes streams. The shows are available on desktop at FOXSports.com and through the app store or on connected devices including Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, Xbox One and Roku. In addition, all programs are available on FOX Sports on SiriusXM channel 83 on satellite radios and on the SiriusXM app.
FOX SPORTS UFC PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE
|Wednesday,Oct. 31||8:00 PM||UFC TONIGHT||FS2|
|Wednesday,Oct. 31||10:30 PM||THE UTLIMATE FIGHTER: HEAVY HITTERS||FS1|
|Friday,Nov. 2||6:00 PM||UFC 230 WEIGH-IN SHOW||FS1|
|Saturday,Nov. 3||7:00 PM||FS1 UFC 230 PREFIGHT SHOW||FS1|
|Saturday,Nov. 3||8:00 PM||FS1 UFC 230 PRELIMS||FS1 / FOX Deportes|
|Saturday,Nov. 3||1:00 AM||FS1 UFC 230 POSTFIGHT SHOW||FS2|
*All programs available on the FOX Sports app and FOX Sports on SiriusXM channel 83
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