SONY SIX brings the Ultimate Fight to your living rooms


SONY SIX brings the Ultimate Fight to your living rooms

Live & exclusive on

Sunday 8th July, 7:30am & 9pm

Only on SIX

Mumbai, 6th July: SIX, the official broadcaster of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), brings you the most awaited fights in the history of UFC, live and exclusive on 8th July 2012, 7.30am and 9pm, only on SIX.

Your browser may not support display of this image.On 7th July in Las Vegas, two bitter rivals will face off against each other to fight it out for the UFC Middleweight Championship. The challenger, Chael Sonnen, an American wrestler with 40 UFC fights under his belt, will take on the current champion, Anderson Silva, nicknamed ‘The Spider’ and hails from Brazil. Both these powerhouses have met inside the Octagon once before, during which Silva beat Sonnen to claim the UFC Middleweight Championship.

UFC 148 has all the elements that promise to make it a spectacular sporting event. Another fight to look forward to is Forrest Griffin vs. Tito Ortiz. Both fighters have a lot at stake, with Griffin saying ‘If I lose to Tito, I’ll retire from life’. There is clearly a lot of animosity between opponents and will lead to an electrifying clash inside the Octagon. Make sure you are ready to witness these incredible athletes unleash their inner beast on Sunday 8th July, 7:30am and 9pm, only on SIX.

About the Ultimate Fighting Championship®:

Universally recognized for its action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the biggest arenas and stadiums across the globe, the UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization. Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, and with offices in London, England, Toronto, Canada and Beijing, China, UFC® produces more than 30 live events annually and is the largest Pay-Per-View event provider in the world.

The world’s largest Pay-Per-View provider, UFC programming, including company’s famed The Ultimate Fighter series, is distributed on the FOX Network and PPV in the United States. In addition to its reach on FOX, UFC programming is broadcast in over 149 countries and territories, to nearly one billion homes worldwide, in 22 different languages. The UFC also connects with tens of millions of fans through its website, UFC.com, as well as social media sites Facebook and Twitter. UFC President Dana White is considered one of the most accessible and followed executives in sports, with nearly two million followers on Twitter.

Ancillary UFC businesses include best-selling DVDs, an internationally distributed magazine, the best-selling UFC Undisputed® video game franchise distributed by THQ, UFC GYM®, UFC Fight Club affinity program, UFC Fan Expo® festivals, branded apparel, trading cards, and action figures. Indian fans have access to exclusive content at UFC.com, facebook.com/UFC, and on Twitter @ufc.

About MSM

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) backs Multi Screen Media Private Limited, which is India’s leading television network. It comprises of Sony Entertainment Television (SET), one of India’s leading Hindi general entertainment television channels; MAX, India’s premium Hindi movies and special events channel; SAB, a family comedy entertainment channel; PIX, the English movie channel; MIX a refreshing Hindi music channel and SIX, India’s Premier Sports Entertainment Channel. Multi Screen Media’s channels are available across the Globe and influence over 400 million viewers in the Indian sub-continent, and the South Asian Diaspora worldwide.

SONY Entertainment Television, Sony HD, MAX, SAB, MIX, PIX, SIX, SIX HD, AXN, Animax, Aath, Discovery Channel, Discovery Channel Tamil, Animal Planet, TLC, Discovery Science, Discovery Turbo Discovery Kids and Discovery HD World, it also distributes the leading News network in the country – the TV Today Network channels – Headlines Today, Aaj Tak and Tez and the premium Sports’ channels – Neo Prime & Neo Sports.

Media Contact:

Simran Kodesia

Sr. Management Supervisor

Ipan Hill and Knowlton

9920962187

skodesia@ipanhillandknowlton.com

Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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