The Ultimate Fighting Championship will offer a full Spanish-language broadcast of its March 27 pay-per-view event.
UFC 111: St-Pierre vs. Hardy will offer all video and audio elements in Spanish, according to UFC officials. UFC announcers Troy Santiago and Victor Davila will call the live event en Espanol, while all pre-produced segments, graphics, and on camera color commentary will be produced strictly for fans wanting to experience the event in Spanish.
PPV event distributors DirecTv, In Demand, Dish Network, and Avail-TVN PPV have signed on to carry both the English and Spanish language feeds for UFC 111.
"For our fans who want to watch and listen to our UFC events in Spanish, we are now creating a show just for them, in their language, so they can enjoy the whole UFC experience from start to finish," said UFC President Dana White in a statement.
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