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.