Spike TV to air UFC 129 prelims, could feature Diaz vs. MacDonald and Foster vs. Pierson

By MMATorch

In news that comes as no surprise, Spike TV will broadcast an hour long Prelims Live special for UFC 129 in Toronto this April. The organization announced that the broadcast was coming during Saturday’s UFC 127 event.

According to a report from MMAJunkie.com, the leading bouts to take the two spots on the broadcast are the welterweight bouts in Nate Diaz vs. Rory MacDonald and Brian Foster vs. Sean Pierson. Additionally, it’s expected that some bouts will likely air on Facebook.com prior to the Spike TV broadcast.

UFC 129 is already a record setting event for the organization, with reported gate of $11 million for the 55,000 seat sold-out event at the Rogers Centre. The card is headlined by the Welterweight Championship bout between Georges St. Pierre and Jake Shields, and takes place on April 30.


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