"Unleash(ed)" Madness

Written by Tom Ngo
March 21st, 2009

Most sports fans block out the next couple of weeks to indulge themselves in the action-packed excitement of college basketball’s “March Madness.” For those of you that need an MMA break, the UFC and Spike TV will be broadcasting a four-hour marathon of “UFC Unleashed” on Sunday.

Starting at 6PM EDT/3PM PDT, you can catch your favorite UFC fighters such as Anderson Silva, Forrest Griffin and Chuck Liddell break out the whooping stick on some unfortunate fools.

Sunday evening’s marathon marks the second of four-straight Sundays that will feature at lest four hours of UFC action. Also, from March 28th to April 3rd, Spike TV will feature seven-straight evenings of UFC broadcasting which will contain a nice mix of “UFC Unleashed,” “The Ultimate Fighter 3” and “Ultimate Knockouts.”

This barrage of UFC action is intended to promote their upcoming “UFC Fight Night 18: Condit vs. Kampmann” and “The Ultimate Fighter: U.S. vs. U.K.” debut on April 1st.

Sunday’s programming will include:

Episode 206 – “Tyson Griffin vs. Clay Guida; Forrest Griffin vs. Stephan Bonnar 2″* Tyson Griffin vs. Clay Guida from UFC 72* Stephan Bonnar vs. Forrest Griffin II from UFC 62

Episode 306 – “Gamburyan vs. Cox; Lytle vs. Bradley”* Jeff Cox vs. Manny Gamburyan from UFC Fight Night 13* Kyle Bradley vs. Chris Lytle from UFC 81* Dustin Hazelett vs. Josh Koscheck from UFC 82* Champion Anderson Silva vs. Dan Henderson from UFC 82

Episode 302 – “Stephens vs. Miller”* Cole Miller vs. Jeremy Stephens from UFC Fight Night 12* Luke Cummo vs. Edilberto de Oliveira from UFC Fight Night 11* Chuck Liddell vs. Wanderlei Silva from UFC 79

Episode 301 – “Tyson Griffin vs. David Lee”* Tyson Griffin vs. David Lee from UFC 63* Patrick Cote vs. Kendall Grove from UFC 74* Antoni Hardonk vs. Frank Mir from UFC 74* Keith Jardine vs. Chuck Liddell from UFC 76.

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