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Uriah Hall to fight Nick Ring at UFC on Fox Sports 1 debut card

Uriah Hall, from Queens, is a contestant on

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Uriah Hall burst onto the scene with a pair on monstrous knockouts on the 17th season of "The Ultimate Fighter" only to fall short in the finale with a somewhat flat performance against Kelvin Gastelum. Now, the Manhattan-based, Queens-raised, Jamaica-born MMA fighter gets another opportunity to show what he can do inside the octagon when he fights Nick Ring on Aug. 17 in Boston. The...

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UFC and Fox Sports 1 launch schedule

A logo for the new Fox Sports 1

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FS1, the new 24-hour cable sports channel that Fox Sports hopes can compete with ESPN in time, launches Aug. 17 with more than seven hours of UFC programming, including six hours of live coverage, the network announced last Thursday. Here's a quick rundown: 3:30 p.m.: UFC Ultimate Insider 4 p.m.: UFC Unleashed 5 p.m.: UFC Tonight (live) 6 p.m.: UFC on FS1 prelims (live) 8-11 p.m.: UFC on FS1 main...

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Dana White on the new Fox Sports 1 network

UFC president Dana White speaks at a press

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On a pay-per-view night for the UFC, the viewing experience for fans goes something like: Prelims on FX, main card on pay-per-view, post-fight show on Fuel. Throw in the occasional pre-fight show on Fuel, a "Big" Fox card and you've got fans hitting up multiple networks for what is essentially the same content. It can get confusing. Fox's announcement of the new Fox Sports 1 network,...

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