This Friday’s Strikeforce Challengers Event

To Be Available In A Record 61 Millions Households

Through Showtime® Free Preview Weekend





This Friday’s STRIKEFORCE Challengers event on SHOWTIME® will be available in a record 61 million

households through the SHOWTIME® Free Preview Weekend from Friday, Jan. 7 through Monday,

Jan. 10.


The mixed martial arts event will air live on SHOWTIME at 11 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast. 


In the main event from Nashville Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn., undefeated welterweight and

University of Missouri two-time All-American wrestler Tyron Woodley (7-0) will take on Tarec Saffiedine

(10-2), who has won nine of his last 10 bouts.  In a featured bout, two-time U.S. Olympic wrestling team

member Daniel Cormier (6-0) will face his toughest opponent to date in veteran Devin Cole (18-8-1).   


The Free Preview weekend also includes the anticipated series premiers of two new SHOWTIME original

series - SHAMELESS and EPISODES - the fourth season premiere of CALIFORNICATION and the premium

television premiere of THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON.  The weekend will also provide access to the

critically-acclaimed SHOWTIME original series THE BIG C, CALIFORNICATION, DEXTER, NURSE

JACKIE, UNITED STATES OF TARA and WEEDS, all available on SHOWTIME On Demand. 


The Free Preview Weekend is available to digital subscribers of participating providers only. Not all services

are available in all areas. Previews may contain PG, PG-13, TV-14, TVMA and R rated programming. You

must be a digital subscriber to receive video on demand and HD. Viewers who tune in and order

SHOWTIME for the first time, can get $25 cash back. For additional details on the offer go to

order and for SHOWTIME Free Preview weekend, go to



- Press Release from Showtime \ Strikeforce



Subject to change