or


[11/15/06 - 10:03 PM]
Undefeated Diego 'The Nightmare' Sanchez Faces Joe 'Diesel' Riggs from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar on Spike TV Wednesday, December 13 at 8:00 PM ET
The audience will consist solely of three thousand United States Marines stationed at Miramar, except for five (5) pairs of seats which are being auctioned off to the general public to this incredible event.

[via press release from Spike TV]

Undefeated Diego 'The Nightmare' Sanchez Faces Joe 'Diesel' Riggs From Marine Corps Air Station Miramar on Spike TV Wednesday, December 13 at 8:00 PM ET

First Ever UFC Fight Card on a Military Base Features the Ultimate Fighter Alums Sanchez, Josh Koscheck, Shonie Carter, and Marcus Davis

Seats to Be Auctioned Off to Benefit Families of Miramar Marines Stationed in the Middle East

NEW YORK, Nov. 15 -- Diego "The Nightmare" Sanchez, undefeated (18-0) and on the cusp of a welterweight title shot, faces possibly his toughest test to date against veteran UFC fighter Joe Riggs (28-8) on Spike TV's UFC Fight Night on Wednesday, December 13 at 8:00 PM ET. Also appearing on the card are The Ultimate Fighter alumni Josh Koschek, Shonie Carter and Marcus Davis. This special event will take place LIVE in an aircraft hangar at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, CA, and is the first ever live UFC event on a military base.

The audience will consist solely of three thousand United States Marines stationed at Miramar, except for five (5) pairs of seats which are being auctioned off to the general public to this incredible event. This is the ONLY way non-military will be able to gain access to this UFC Fight Night. All auction proceeds will benefit the Marine Corps Community Services Quality of Life Programs for the Marines and Families, which support the health and well-being of active duty service members and their families throughout the year.

"We are holding this fight at Miramar as our way of saluting the brave men and women of the United States Military fighting oversees in the name of freedom," said UFC President Dana White and Spike TV General Manager Kevin Kay, in a joint statement.

Sanchez, fighting out of Albuquerque, NM, has defeated many of the UFC's top welterweight contenders over the eighteen months since winning the Ultimate Fighter 1 Finale over Kenny Florian in April 2005. With wins over Karo Parisyan, John Alessio, Nick Diaz, and Brian Gassaway, a victory over the battle-tested Riggs would bring him one step closer to the title shot he craves.

At 24, Joe Riggs, fighting out of Phoenix, AZ is a UFC veteran who has tangled in the Octagon with some of the UFC's best, including welterweight champion Matt Hughes at UFC 56, where Riggs was submitted in the first round. A recent victory over Jason Von Flue on Spike TV has put Riggs back in the mix of contenders for the UFC welterweight crown. Sanchez stands in his path back towards the top of the welterweight division.

MAIN EVENT

Welterweight Bout Joe "Diesel" Riggs (28-8-0) VS Diego "The Nightmare" Sanchez (17-0-0) 6'0"/170 lbs. 5'11"/170 lbs. Fighting out of: Phoenix, AZ Fighting out of: Albuquerque, NM

Co-Features

Welterweight Fight Marcus "The Irish Hand Grenade" Davis VS Shonie "Mr. International" Carter (13-4-0) (66-13-7) 5'10"/170 lbs. 5'9"/170 lbs. Fighting out of: Bangor, ME Fighting out of: Chicago, IL

Welterweight Fight Drew "The Master" Fickett (30-4-0) VS Karo "The Heat" Parisyan (23-3-0) 5'10"/170 lbs. 5'10"/169 lbs. Fighting out of: Tuscon, AZ Fighting out of: North Hollywood, CA

Welterweight Bout Jeff "The Inferno" Joslin (5-2-0) VS Josh "Kos" Koscheck (8-1-0) 6'0"/170 lbs. 5'10"/170 lbs. Fighting out of: Hamilton, Ontario Fighting out of: Fresno, CA

Preliminary Bouts:

Middleweight Bout Logan Clark(7-0-0) VS Steve Byrnes (6-0-0) 6'2"/185 lbs. 6'1"/185 lbs Fighting out of: Lake City, MN Fighting out of: Kauai, HI

Welterweight Bout Keita Nakamura (13-0-2) VS Anthony "The Crush" Torres (4-0-0) 5'11"/167 lbs. 5'10"/170 lbs. Fighting out of: Tokyo, Japan Fighting out of: Kailua, HI

Welterweight Bout Dave "The Warrior" Menne (35-5-1) VS Luigi Fioravanti (8-1-0) 5'10"/185 lbs. 5'8"/185 lbs. Fighting out of: Forest Lake, MN Fighting out of: Orlando, FL

Middleweight Bout Alan Belcher (8-2-0) VS Jorge Santiago 6'2"/185 lbs. 6'1"/185 lbs. Fighting out of: Biloxi, MS Fighting out of: Coconut Creek, FL

Light Heavyweight Bout Victor "The Matrix" Valimaki VS David Heath 6'0"/205 lbs. 5'11"/205 lbs. Fighting out of: Edmonton, Alberta Fighting out of: Tulsa, OK

SOURCE Spike TV
http://www.spiketv.com





  [november 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· ULTIMATE FIGHTER, THE (FS1)





[12/07/16 - 02:48 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Official Trailer for "Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour" Airing This Friday at 9 PM ET/PT
The film is co-directed by Danny B. Tull and Nathan Rissman, both of whom have worked extensively with Madonna on her feature films and tour movies.

[12/07/16 - 02:18 PM]
LMN's Second Annual "Deady Resolutions" Week, Features the Premiere of New Original Series "My Crazy Sex" and New Seasons of "My Crazy Ex" and "Monster in My Family"
"My Crazy Sex" reveals the outrageous, intimate tales of ordinary people's most extraordinarily embarrassing and regrettably ridiculous sexual misadventures.

[12/07/16 - 01:45 PM]
USA Rings in the Holidays with WWE(R) Airing Special Programming the Week of December 12
Look for the annual "Tribute to the Troops" on Wednesday, December 14 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/07/16 - 01:28 PM]
Dolly Parton and More Perform During Dec. 13 Smoky Mountains Rise Telethon
The nationally broadcast, three-hour telethon seeks to raise money for the Dollywood Foundation My People Fund, established by Parton, The Dollywood Company and Parton's dinner theaters in the wake of last week's wildfires in the entertainment icon's home area of Sevier County, Tennessee.

[12/07/16 - 12:01 PM]
Discovery Challenges Survivalists to Conquer Six Deadly Terrains in New Adventure Series "The Wheel"
The series dares six participants to survive in six distinctly grueling landscapes across South America.

[12/07/16 - 11:06 AM]
TV One Announces Explosive Season 10 Line-Up of "Unsung" Premiering Jan. 4
Episodes profiling Fat Joe, Jon B., Lenny Williams, Case, Dave Hollister, After 7 and James Brown are slated to highlight each performer's rise to stardom while providing a glimpse into the lesser-known challenges they endured behind the spotlight.

[12/07/16 - 11:04 AM]
English Dub of "Dragon Ball Super" Hit Anime Series to Premiere on Adult Swim's Toonami January 7, 2017 at 8 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. ET
Season 1, which totals 26 episodes, encompasses the Battle of Gods and Resurrection 'F' story arcs.

[12/07/16 - 11:00 AM]
Special Premiere of New Comedy "The Mick" to Air in All Time Zones Immediately Following NFL Doubleheader on Sunday, Jan. 1, on FOX
The episode then will encore that same night in the Pacific time zone at 8:00 PM and the Mountain time zone at 7:00 PM.

[12/07/16 - 10:35 AM]
Video: The "Time" Has Arrived! Netflix Debuts Trailer for "One Day at a Time"
"One Day at a Time" launches Friday, January 6, everywhere that Netflix is available.

[12/07/16 - 10:02 AM]
FYI Premieres New Seasons of Hit Series "Tiny House Nation" and "Unplugged Nation" - Saturday, January 7
Both series showcase alternative living trends that have gained popularity across the country.

[12/07/16 - 10:01 AM]
NBC Rings in 2017 with Festive Hourlong Special "NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly"
The broadcast will feature special performances from musical superstars Alicia Keys, Pentatonix and Blake Shelton.

[12/07/16 - 10:01 AM]
Presenters Announced for the "22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards"
The winners will be revealed live at the star-studded Critics' Choice Awards gala, which will be broadcast from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on A&E on Sunday, December 11.

[12/07/16 - 09:16 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demo Race with "This Is Us"
The Peacock's new drama paves the way for an adults 18-49 victory.

[12/07/16 - 09:10 AM]
Video: Trailer for "Z: The Beginning of Everything" Now Available
The Christina Ricci-led series launches Friday, January 27 on Amazon.

[12/07/16 - 09:01 AM]
truTV Greenlights New + Returning Shows
Highlights include new seasons of "Adam Ruins Everything" and "The Carbonaro Effect."