Direct from Microsoft, we received a reminder that beginning today, April 25th, through April 28th, it’s Xbox LIVE’s Big Sports Weekend – with all sports apps on Xbox unlocked for use by both free and paid subscribers. Of interest to MMA fans are 7 fights of Jon Jones’ and Chael Sonnen’s leading up to this bout, that have been unlocked for free viewing. Additionally, you get access to the weigh-ins and pre-fight interviews.
If you’re planning on watching the fights this weekend and have an Xbox, this might be a nice way to build up to the event. check it out.
Press release details are below, and full details are at:
“Next weekend (April 25th through April 28th), Xbox LIVE members in the US and Canada will get free access to some of the most popular sports apps on the service – including more than 50 MLB games and 7 UFC Fight Story fights for free. Here are the details:
Enjoy free access to Sports on Xbox LIVE this weekend.
· All sports apps from April 25th-28th will be unlocked for both Free and Gold members in the US and Canada, including ESPN, UFC, MLB.TV, NBA Game Time, and NHL Game Center.
· Watch live coverage and highlights of the NFL Draft on ESPN, catch more than 50 MLB games for free, and watch all 7 UFC Fight Story fights in preparation for Saturday’s big UFC 159 Pay Per View fight between Jon “Bones” Jones and Chael Sonnen.
In addition, enjoy highlights, recaps, and clips from the best of the NHL as teams jockey for position leading into the NHL Playoffs, and catch up on highlights of first round clips and highlights of the NBA Playoffs.”