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Courtesy of the Ultimate Fighting Championship:

For Immediate Release:
November 13, 2008

Las Vegas, NV (USA) – Ultimate Fighting Championship® fans attending the mega-fight UFC 91: COUTURE vs. LESNAR Saturday night in Las Vegas now have a new way to experience the most exciting live sport in the world with “Fight! Link” In-Arena hand-held radios.

The Fight! Link devices enable fans to listen to UFC® commentators Joe Rogan and Mike Goldberg, in real-time, as the action takes place in the Octagon™.

“Fight! Link gives fans watching the fights in person an opportunity to hear UFC play-by-play and commentary live, as it happens,” said Dana White, UFC President. “We are an innovator in bringing the best experience to our fans and this is another way to make UFC fights even more intense.”

To activate the Fight! Link radio, the user simply switches on the device and uses a fine tuner to locate the best reception inside the arena. The devices will be available on the concourse level of MGM Grand Garden Arena for a purchase price of $10.

UFC 91: COUTURE vs. LESNAR, takes place live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas this Saturday, Nov. 15th. The event features the biggest title fight in years when UFC heavyweight champion Randy "The Natural" Couture makes his long-awaited return to the Octagon™ to take on rising star Brock Lesnar. This clash of the titans is destined to shake the foundations of the sport. As the co-main event of the night, explosive lightweight title contenders Joe “Daddy” Stevenson and Kenny “KenFlo” Florian battle to see who will continue their ascension up the lightweight ladder.

Doors for UFC 91 open at 4:30pm PT and the first bout begins at 5:15pm PT. Tickets are available at the MGM Grand Garden Arena box office, all Ticketmaster locations, or online via ufc.com, www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

About The Ultimate Fighting Championship

The Ultimate Fighting Championship® is the world’s leading professional mixed martial arts organization and offers the premier series of MMA sports events. Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, and headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., UFC® produces over twelve live pay-per-view events annually that are distributed residentially through North American cable and satellite providers including iNDEMAND Networks, DIRECTV, DISH Network, TVN Entertainment, Bell ExpressVU, SaskTel Max™, Shaw Pay-Per-View, Viewers Choice, and WOWOW in Japan, and via the Internet worldwide on Yahoo! Sports, and commercially through Joe Hand Promotions in the U.S. and Canadastar in Canada. In addition to its North American distribution, UFC programming is distributed in over 100 countries and territories throughout the world. For more information, or current UFC fight news, visit ufc.com or uk.ufc.com or ufcespanol.com.

Ultimate Fighting Championship®, Ultimate Fighting®, UFC®, The Ultimate Fighter®, Submission®, As Real As It Gets®, Zuffa™, The Octagon™ and the eight-sided competition mat and cage design are registered trademarks, trademarks, trade dress or service marks owned exclusively by Zuffa, LLC in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other marks referenced herein may be the property of Zuffa, LLC or other respective owners.