CSN Kicks Off “American CageFighter”

COMCAST SPORTSNET CALIFORNIA KICKS OFF “AMERICAN CAGEFIGHTER”
ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 9 AT 10:00 P.M. PT

Weekly Half-Hour MMA Show Hosted by UFC Fighter Nate “Rock” Quarry

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Comcast SportsNet California , the home of “Authentic Bay Area Sports,” today announced the launch of American Cagefighter, a weekly half-hour magazine show dedicated to the events, fighters, teams and latest news in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA). Premiering Sunday, January 9 at 10:00 p.m. PT, American Cagefighter is hosted by Nate “Rock” Quarry, current UFC fighter and one of the contestants in the first season of “The Ultimate Fighter” reality show. Quarry will be joined by co-host and popular MMA personality Tamara “Miss Rara” Suguitan.

Each week American Cagefighter will present viewers with comprehensive MMA news and analysis, insider reports, exclusive behind-the-scenes video, and interviews from the biggest names in MMA. Making appearances in the first several episodes are fighters Urijah Faber, Jake Shields, Tito Ortiz, Chris Leben, Mark Munoz, Chad Mendes, and Joseph Benavidez, among others. American Cagefighter is also dedicated to promoting and giving exposure to the rising stars in the sport and will feature fight action from regional MMA events.

In addition, American Cagefighter gives fans a rare, all-access look at the lives of today’s MMA stars and will be on location at the industry’s biggest events, including the UFC’s USO Tour, with exclusive Flip Video Cam footage from Nate Quarry; the World MMA Awards 2010 in Las Vegas from The Pearl at The Palms Casino Resort; the world premiere of “The Striking Truth” featuring Georges St-Pierre and David Loiseau, with red carpet interviews; and UFC 125 in Las Vegas, including special behind-the-scenes access there with Chris Leben.

After this week’s debut (January 9), American Cagefighter will air each Sunday at 10:00 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet California . Visit CSNCalifornia.com for additional air dates and times.

American Cagefighter is produced by Final Cut Media, Inc., a Northern California video production team specializing in mixed martial arts and sports entertainment.

Online, visit CSNCalifornia.com for MMA Insider Carmichael Dave’s insightful analysis and fight breakdown, fan message boards, and online video features that help fans on the go stay on top of the latest MMA news and developments wherever and whenever they occur.

Comcast Sports Group operates 14 local networks that deliver 2,400 sporting events annually and breaking news and analysis to more than 50 million cable and satellite homes. Comcast Sports Group’s sports networks are: Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Comcast SportsNet California , Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet New England, Comcast SportsNet Northwest, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, SNY, The Mtn. – Mountain West Sports Network, CSS and Comcast Sports Southwest. Comcast Sports Group also manages NECN (New England Cable News), the nation’s largest regional news network, and The Comcast Network, based in Philadelphia and Washington , which delivers community-oriented programming. For more information, see ComcastSportsNet.com.