Spike TV announced today that the cable network will be presenting UFC: Main Events, a show made up of 4 recent pay per view main events. The show is scheduled for November 7th at 9pm, and will run in direct competition with CBS/Strikeforce Fedor vs. Rogers.
The fights scheduled for telecast are as follows.
RANDY COUTURE vs. ANTONIO RODRIGO NOGUEIRA
This highly-anticipated battle featured UFC legend and former heavyweight and light heavyweight champion, Randy Couture, against former PRIDE heavyweight and then UFC interim heavyweight king, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira.
VITOR BELFORT vs. RICH FRANKLIN
A battle of veteran former UFC champions featured former light heavyweight champ Vitor Belfort returning to the Octagon against former UFC middleweight champ Rich Franklin.
BJ PENN vs. KENNY FLORIAN
Lightweight champion BJ Penn, in his second title defense, took on top contender Kenny Florian in a battle of Brazilian jiu jitsu experts.
FORREST GRIFFIN vs. ANDERSON SILVA
UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva moved up in weight class for a non-title bout against former UFC light heavyweight champ and “The Ultimate Fighter 1” winner, Forrest Griffin.
In these days of modern media, it remains to be seen if UFC MAIN EVENTS will have a significant impact on CBS/Strikeforce Fedor vs. Rogers which will be a live event aired on broadcast television.