Top MMA fighters team-up with Māori Television for live UFC blog

By Tamati Tiananga

Dan Hooker, Kaiwhare Kara-France and female fighter Genah Fabian will live blog the UFC 205 from Madison Garden, New York.

This Sunday at 1pm, Māori Television is running its first Live Blog on maoritelevision.com. UFC Featherweight Dan Hooker and The Ultimate Fighter contender Kaiwhare Kara-France of Ngāti Koroki-Kahukura are both based in Phuket, Thailand will join the blog giving expert analysis.   

New Zealand’s first ever female fighter to compete in Bellator, Genah Fabian from Ngāti Maniapoto who is back in Auckland preparing for a fight next month will make a special guest appearance. Fabian will be sharing in-depth knowledge to this weekend’s Event.  

All three fighters are excited about this weekend’s blog, a first for Māori Television. Sports Reporter Tamati Tiananga  will also be joining the blog introducing māori fighting catch phases throughout the five hour long live blog.