TSN Delivers a Stacked Card of UFC® Programming Leading Up to UFC® 205: ALVAREZ vs. McGREGOR

— November 9, 2016

– TSN airs a full slate of UFC® programming this week, counting down to the network’s live coverage of the UFC® 205 PRELIMS on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. ET on TSN3 and TSN5 –
– TSN’s Michael Landsberg reports on-site from Madison Square Garden to deliver highlights, interviews, and analysis for SPORTSCENTRE and TSN.ca –
– TSN kicks off its comprehensive UFC® 205 coverage tonight with three hours of UFC programming, highlighted by UFC® 205: FIGHTING FOR HISTORY at 8 p.m. ET on TSN4 and TSN5, a 60-minute special featuring extensive profiles of Alvarez and McGregor –

TORONTO (November 9, 2016) – As the home of the UFC® in Canada, TSN primes fans with a full slate of UFC® programming and coverage in the lead-up to this weekend’s hotly-anticipated UFC® 205: ALVAREZ vs. McGREGOR – the first-ever UFC® event in New York City and one of the most stacked cards in UFC® history. TSN’s comprehensive UFC 205 coverage begins tonight (Wednesday, Nov. 9) at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN4 and TSN5 with UFC FIGHT FLASHBACK: DIAZ VS. MCGREGOR 2, followed by UFC 205: FIGHTING FOR HISTORY at 8 p.m. ET on TSN4 and TSN5. This 60-minute special features profiles of Alvarez and McGregor, detailed training highlights, fighter strategies, recaps from past bouts, and more. On Saturday, Nov. 12, TSN delivers four hours of UFC® coverage leading into the one-hour UFC® 205 PRE-FIGHT SHOW at 7 p.m. ET followed by the UFC® 205 PRELIMS at 8 p.m. ET on TSN3 and TSN5, featuring former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and the undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov. Immediately following the main card (available on pay-per-view), TSN delivers the UFC® 205 POST-FIGHT SHOW at 2 a.m. ET on TSN5. Coverage of the network’s UFC® programming as well as the UFC® 205 PRE- and POST-FIGHT SHOW is available live and on demand to TSN subscribers on TSN.ca and the TSN GO app. French language coverage of the UFC® 205 PRELIMS is available on RDS2. SPORTSCENTRE TSN’s multi-platform UFC® 205 coverage features the following SPORTSCENTRE highlights:
  • TSN host Michael Landsberg is on-site at Madison Square Garden, delivering reports for SPORTSCENTRE throughout the week, headlined by an interview with UFC President Dana White on Thursday, Nov. 10
  • SPORTSCENTRE’s Derek Taylor interviews UFC® 205 headliners Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor on Thursday, Nov. 10
  • Guest analyst and UFC®middleweight Elias ‘The Spartan’ Theodorou delivers his category-by-category breakdown of Alvarez vs. McGregor, detailing who has the upper hand on Thursday, Nov. 10
  • Landsberg hosts coverage of media day and open workouts (today); the UFC® 205 news conference (Thursday, Nov. 10); and weigh-ins (Friday, 11)
TSN Digital TSN’s multi-platform UFC® 205 coverage features the following TSN Digital highlights, available on TSN.ca and the TSN GO app:
  • Interviews with preliminary bout competitors and special UFC® guests
  • Live streaming of the ceremonial weigh-ins on TSN.ca and TSN GO
  • Social media coverage on TSN’s official Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, and Twitter accounts
Broadcast Schedule* Wednesday, Nov. 9
  • 7:30 p.m. ET – UFC Fight Flashback: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 on TSN4 and TSN5
  • 8 p.m. ET – UFC Special: UFC 205: Fighting for History on TSN4 and TSN5
  • 9 p.m. ET – UFC Classics: Upsets on TSN4 and TSN5
  • 10 p.m. ET – The Ultimate Fighter on TSN5
Thursday, Nov. 10
  • 7:30 p.m. ET – UFC Ultimate Insider on TSN5
  • 8 p.m. ET – UFC Fight Flashback: Jedrzejczyk vs. Gadelha 2 on TSN5
Friday, Nov. 11
  • 1 p.m. ET – The Ultimate Fighter on TSN5 (encore presentation)
Saturday, Nov. 12
  • 1 a.m. ET – The Ultimate Fighter on TSN5 (encore presentation)
  • 1 p.m. ET – UFC Fight Flashback: Diaz vs. McGregor on TSN5
  • 1:30 p.m. ET – UFC Fight Flashback: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 on TSN 5 (encore presentation)
  • 2 p.m. ET – UFC Ultimate Insider on TSN5 (encore presentation)
  • 4 p.m. ET – UFC Fight Flashback: Jedrzejczyk vs. Gadelha 2 on TSN5 (encore presentation)
  • 5 p.m. ET – UFC Special: UFC 205: Fighting For History on TSN5 (encore presentation)
  • 7 p.m. ET – UFC 205 Pre-Fight Show on TSN3 and TSN5
  • 8 p.m. ET – UFC 205 Prelims on TSN3 and TSN5
Sunday, Nov. 13
  • 2 a.m. ET – UFC 205 Post-Fight Show on TSN5
*Schedule subject to change UFC on TSN TSN and RDS are the Canadian home of UFC content, delivering a slate of marquee UFC programming to fans across multiple platforms, including major live events, preliminary fights of UFC pay-per-view events, UFC Fight Night® events, and THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER® series. TSN and RDS also deliver comprehensive coverage of UFC NOW, UFC UNLEASHED, UFC ULTIMATE INSIDER, UFC COUNTDOWN, ROAD TO THE OCTAGON, as well as event weigh-ins and press conferences.

About TSN
TSN is Canada’s Sports Leader and #1 specialty network. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, Champions Live Here as TSN delivers world-class content across its industry-leading platforms including five national television feeds, TSN.caTSN GO, and TSN Radio stations across the country. With more championship events than any broadcaster in the country, TSN’s deep and diverse roster of live sports programming includes the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship, Hockey Canada events, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, FIFA World Cup, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, Premier League, MLB, Golf’s Majors, NASCAR, F1, Grand Slam Tennis, UFC, NCAA March Madness, and Skate Canada and Rugby Canada events. TSN is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.

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