FOX debuts ‘Ref Cam’ UFC on FOX 4

Source MMAJunkie.com

FOX Sports officials on Wednesday announced the two-hour event will feature the debut of a UFC “Ref Cam.”

UFC on FOX™ 4 takes place at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The main card airs live on FOX at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT). Preliminary-card fights air on FUEL TV™ at 5 p.m. ET.

The new technology marks the first time such a feature has been utilized in the UFC’s octagon, though other promotions, including the now-defunct PRIDE Fighting Championships, have previously used similar innovations in their broadcasts.

According to a release from FOX™, the camera will be positioned at the top button of the referee’s shirt during matches. The camera is powered by a lithium ion battery with a transmitter under the ref’s shirt in a vest.

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