TORONTO (August 14, 2013) Sportsnet is shipping up to Boston to deliver more than five hours of complete-card coverage of UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Sonnen. Coverage kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 17 as sportsnet.caprovides live streaming of three early preliminary fights at 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. ET, followed by the preliminary and main card bouts on Sportsnet 360 beginning at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT.
As the new home to UFC in Canada, Sportsnet 360 delivers big names and big coverage leading up to and beyond fight night, all year-round.
Saturday’s stacked fight card features the always charismatic Chael Sonnen (27-13-1) taking on Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (21-7) in a battle of UFC veterans. Sonnen is looking for his final win as a light heavyweight before moving down a class following Saturday’s fight. Both Sonnen and Rua will be looking for a redemptive win, following losses in their last fights.
The co-main event of the evening features a colossal heavyweight clash between Travis Browne and Alistair Overeem. For full card details, please see below.
UFC Fight Night: – Coverage Details:
Early Preliminaries (sportsnet.ca, 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT)
Preliminaries (Sportsnet 360, 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT)
Main Card (Sportsnet 360, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT)
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