UFC Fight Night 120 on Cignal TV
THE Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) “Fight Night 120” in Virginia on Sunday (Manila time) will be carried live by local cable provider Cignal TV.
Headlined by the lightweight battle between Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier (#8) and former champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis, the UFC event will be shown live beginning at 11 a.m. over Hyper Ch. 91 in SD or 261 in HD on Cignal TV with encore telecast at 7 p.m. on the same day.
In the co- main event of UFC Fight Night 120, taking place in Norfolk, is the farewell bout of Matt “The Immortal” Brown against veteran Diego “Lionheart” Sanchez.
Mr. Poirier (21-5 with one no-contest) last fought in the UFC in May this year against former champion Eddie Alvarez which was ruled a no-contest after illegal knees from Mr. Alvarez in the second round prompted the referee to stop the fight.
For his part, Mr. Pettis (206) won in his last fight, beating Jim Miller by unanimous decision in his return to the division after a quick sojourn to featherweight.
Other fights on tap for UFC Fight Night 120 are heavyweight Junior Albini (# 11) against Andrei Arlovski (#12), middleweight Nate Marquardt versus Cezar Ferreira, bantamweight Raphael Assuncao (#4) against Matthew Lopez (#13), and lightweight Joe Lauzon versus Clay Guida.
In the Philippines, Cignal TV, the country’s foremost direct-to-home (DTH) company, is the home of the UFC after the two groups agreed to an extensive deal that will see the UFC beamed on various platforms. —