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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-14-2010, 01:51 AM Thread Starter
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I was wondering, why is the UFN 21 airing on the versus network and not spike? I would imagine Spike is in many more homes than the versus network, so why would the UFC take them instead?

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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-14-2010, 02:43 AM
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Part of a contract agreement Zuffa made when they renewed their deal to show WEC programing. Two UFC events will be shown on Versus this year as part of that deal .
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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-14-2010, 05:17 AM
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With the look of the first card on Versus, if they make the second card as big on paper, I could see more people trying to get Versus.

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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-14-2010, 05:37 AM
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wait i don't think we have versus in canada, anyone know if its playin on sportsnet or what?
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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-14-2010, 05:42 AM
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wait i don't think we have versus in canada, anyone know if its playin on sportsnet or what?
As usual, it should be aired live on TSN2 or the score
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So long as you don't have Direct TV you should have versus (in the US)

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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-14-2010, 12:37 PM
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Makes me happy as I have VS in HD but Spike is only SD.
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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-14-2010, 01:57 PM
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VS is one of those channels that pops up every few months for a couple of weeks and the rest of the year it tells me the channel is available for immediate upgrade. Guess I'll have to make a trip to see this event.
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