Fox announces three live UFC events for new sports channel



In a release promoting the 8/17 debut of Fox Sports 1, the network announced live events on 8/17, 8/28 and 9/4 on the new station.

UFC programming will debut of FS 1 at 3:30 p.m. on 8/17, with Ultimate Insider, followed by Unleashed, a one-hour version of UFC Tonight and then five hours of live coverage, from 6-11 p.m. of a show from Boston.

Most UFC events and programming will be airing on Wednesdays.  The first live Wednesday show, called "FOX UFC Wednesday Live," will air on 8/28 from 8-11 p.m.

The second event, the following Wednesday, will air from 8-10 p.m., followed by the debut of the Ronda Rousey/Cat Zingano coaches season of The Ultimate Fighter.