Originally posted on Awful Announcing  |  Last updated 2/13/13
Perhaps in advance of the announcement of Fox Sports One (and potentially Fox Sports Two), Comcast has announced an agreement with Fox to add live and on demand programming from a total of 20 channels, including Fuel TV, which had not been carried by Comcast prior to the agreement. Fuel, which has been branded as the home of the UFC since the MMA behemoth's debut on the Fox family of networks in September 2011, is expected to be rebranded as Fox Sports Two in the coming months following the rebranding of Speed as Fox Sports One. The agreement affects nearly 22 million homes, increasing Fuel's current output by over 60%. It will surely help the UFC's ratings on Fuel, which have been impressive considering how small the distribution for Fuel is currently. The on demand part of the agreement will also allow Comcast to put various shows from FX and Fuel (among others) on their Xfinity on demand lineup, which could include UFC Tonight, UFC Fight Nights on FX and Fuel, and The Ultimate

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