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SF Chronicle inexplicably publishes PR touting UFC 121 online stream

By Zach Arnold | October 24, 2010

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With an opportunity to win their first World Series since moving to San Francisco, the Giants have everyone’s attention in the Bay Area sports market. (The Niners being one of the worst teams has helped contribute to the growing fandom.) In other words, it’s kind of a big deal and anything relating to the Giants drew monster web traffic online Saturday night.

On a Saturday night where the Bay Area is going insanely crazy over the Giants going to the World Series, what was the #1 most-viewed link on the SF Chronicle web site? A press release from PR Web touting how you can watch a live stream of the UFC 121 PPV online ‘for free.’

Here’s the screen capture of how popular this press release was:

I was able to grab the page info and it was created at 7:41 PM on Saturday night. 12 hours after it was ranked as the most popular item on the Chronicle page, it remained ranked as the second most-popular item on the web page. In other words, it drew a lot of eye balls.

Now, here’s the link to the press release on the Chronicle site and the text of what was written:

Press Releases

UFC 121 Live Stream! Watch UFC 121 Online Free Lesnar vs Velasquez with Satellite Direct

New York, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2010

Watch UFC 121 live Stream including Brock Lesnar vs Cain Velasquez, Kampmann vs Shields, Hamill vs Ortiz, Sanchez vs Thiago, Gonzaga vs Schaub.

Are you a huge fan of UFC 121? Want to know how to watch UFC 121 live online free? Simply download the new award-winning TV software, Satellite Direct, and watch UFC 121 on your PC. UFC 121 will take place at 10:00 PM EDT at the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA. Over 660,000 fans have been using the software to watch UFC 121 online. So get connected and watch the entire UFC 121 MMA event, including the pre and post show, and all UFC 121 fight cards!

Click here to watch UFC 121 live stream online now.

Tonight UFC 121 Live Stream features a Heavyweight Championship bout between Brock Lesnar and Cain Velasquez.. Lesnar, the current UFC heavyweight champion will try to defend his title against Cain Velasquez. Lesnar proved it in hit fight against Shane Carwin that he is almost impossible to knock out, and that when it’s time, he can bring the pain with devastating ground attacks and solid wrestling. While Velasquez will give his all for the chance to be the new champion, bringing his powerful strikes and his positional grappling into the game. So who will win tonight? Just download the software and watch UFC 121 online now. No matter the UFC 121 results, it is going to be so intense and exciting to watch UFC 121 streaming. Enjoy the entire UFC 121 live stream online!

Click here to watch UFC 121 live stream online now.

Never miss a single fight of UFC 121 fight card anymore. Thanks to the award-winning TV system, Satellite Direct, which lets UFC fans to watch UFC 121 live online in perfect HD quality without paying PPV fee. plus over 3500 HD channels including Pay Per View shows, movie, sports, etc. All with no extra charge and hardware required.

By using the software, not only can fans watch the entire UFC 121 fight card live online, also watch all sporting events anywhere in High Definition, live online. Yes – Watch NCAA Football, MLB, NFL, NBA, etc online!

BONUS — A built-in recorder can record any sports events including UFC 121 and watch it again later. Plus, you can enjoy the games with friends by connecting the PC or laptop to the big TV screen. Easy.

Don’t delay – watch UFC 121 online for free tonight and never pay another PPV fee to watch a UFC live again. Download our TV software to watch UFC 121 live now.


For the original version on PRWeb visit:

Here’s a screen capture of what it looked like on PR Web Saturday. I grabbed the page info and it was put on PR Web at 11 AM that morning.

Given Zuffa’s aggressiveness in going after pirate sites who stream UFC PPV feeds, this right here is about as fat of a target as you could possibly get.

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