On The Tube: UFC Ultimate Fighter Finale, Afternoon Heavyweight Boxing And College Football Championships
Â Chiefs cheerleader Liz H., a NW Missouri State grad will be glued to today’s game.
Today’s Can’t Miss: We suggest afternoon heavyweight title boxing to break up the day while the wife/girlfriend spends all your money at the mall.
Then later tonight, the Ultimate Fighter finale. You don’t even have to pay for this UFC event.
Boxing: Champion Wladimir Klitschko vs. Hasim Rahman, for IBF/WBO/IBO heavyweight title, at Mannheim, Germany, HBO, 4:45 p.m. James Toney vs. Tony Thompson, for vacant IBA heavyweight title, at Cabazon, Calif., Versus, 9 p.m. Champion Kendall Holt vs. Demetrius Hopkins, for WBO junior welterweight title; junior middleweights, Yuri Foreman vs. James Moore, at Atlantic City, Showtime, 11 p.m. (same-day tape on West Coast)
College football: Division II championship game, Minnesota-Duluth vs. Northwest Missouri State, at Florence, Ala., ESPN2, 1 p.m. Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game, Jackson State vs. Grambling State, at Birmingham, Ala., ESPN Classic, 2 p.m. Football Championship Subdivision semifinal, Richmond at Northern Iowa, ESPN, 4 p.m. Heisman Trophy presentation, at New York, ESPN, 8 p.m.
College men’s basketball: Tennessee at Temple, ESPN, noon. Memphis at Georgetown, CBS, 2 p.m. Massachusetts at Kansas, ESPN, 2 p.m. Indiana at Kentucky, CBS, 4 p.m. Utah at Oklahoma, ESPN2, 4 p.m. Mississippi at New Mexico, Versus, 4 p.m. Oral Roberts at North Carolina, ESPN2, 6 p.m. Xavier at Cincinnati, ESPN2, 8 p.m.
Golf: PGA European Tour, Alfred Dunhill Championship, third round, Golf Channel, 9:30 a.m. (same-day tape). PGA Tour, Merrill Lynch Shootout, second round, NBC, 4 p.m. Dubai Ladies Masters, third round, Golf Channel, 6:30 p.m. (same-day tape)
Mixed martial arts: UFC Ultimate Fighter finale, lightweights, Phillipe Nover vs. Efrain Escudero; light heavyweights, Ryan Bader vs. Vinny Magalhaes, at Las Vegas, Spike, 9 p.m.
NBA: New Jersey at Chicago, WGN, 8:30 p.m.
Rodeo: Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, final round, ESPN2, 10 p.m. (same-day tape)