The full press release from Zuffa is attached.ÃƒÂ¿ The infamous David “Tank” Abbott from the early UFC’s will be on this Friday’s Best Damn Sports Show Period showing on Fox Sports at 8pm.ÃƒÂ¿ Tank will promote his upcoming fight and undoubtedly say something to anger Fox’s censors, in true Tank style.ÃƒÂ¿ Check out the broadcast, and click READ MORE if you want to read the full official press release.
UFC HEAVYWEIGHT TANK ABBOTT TAKES ON TOM ARNOLD OF FOX SPORTS NET’S BEST DAMN SPORTS SHOW PERIOD!
ÃƒÂ¿8 P.M., FRIDAY, FEB. 21
Legendary Ultimate Fighting Championship Heavyweight Returns to the Octagon Finally at UFC 41: Onslaught LIVE On Pay-Per-View, Friday, Feb. 28, From Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City
ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ LAS VEGAS, February 18, 2003… Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) legendary heavyweight Tank Abbott of Huntington Beach, Calif., will mark his long awaited mixed martial arts comeback at 8 p.m., this Friday, Feb. 21, when he visits Fox Sports Net’s Best Damn Sports Show Period! (check local cable listings)ÃƒÂ¿ Abbott will mark his return to the UFC Octagon at UFC 41: Onslaught, live on pay-per-view one week to the day later on Friday, Feb. 28, from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. He will fight one of the UFC’s most promising young heavyweights, Frank Mir of Las Vegas, Nev.ÃƒÂ¿ Never at a loss for words, Tank says he is coming back to the UFC to do what he does best, which is “knock people out.”ÃƒÂ¿ Abbott will be prepared to answer questions about whether his fighting style, which has been likened to “street brawling,” will be successful versus his classically trained and controlled opponent. Tune in this Friday for Tank’s final tune-up on BDSSP.ÃƒÂ¿ The two-hour telecast of Best Damn Sports Show Period!, hosted by Tom Arnold, airs nightly at 8 p.m. and/or 11 p.m., and Midnight on FSN Bay Area, Chicago, Florida, New England, New York and Ohio.
ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ÃƒÂ¿ The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., is the world’s leading mixed martial arts sports association formed in January 2001 by Zuffa, LLC.ÃƒÂ¿ The UFC programs six live pay-per-view events yearly through cable and satellite providers.ÃƒÂ¿ In addition to its U.S. distribution on iN DEMAND, DIRECTV, TVN and Dish Network, UFC programming is distributed internationally through British Sky Broadcasting, WOWOW, Inc., in Japan, Globosat in Brazil and Modern Sports and Entertainment in Scandinavia.ÃƒÂ¿ UFC licenses video games for all major playing platforms through Crave Entertainment.ÃƒÂ¿ Locate Ultimate Fighting Championship on the internet at www.ufc.tv.