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UFC on FOX Host and UFC Fighters to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

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ADVISORY, April 30, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

FOX Sports and UFC will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in anticipation of its UFC on FOX quadruple header, which will take over primetime on Saturday, May 5 (8:00-10:00 PM ET) live from Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ.

In honor of the occasion, Curt Menefee, UFC on FOX host, Jon Jones, Current light heavyweight Champion, Ronda Rousey, Former Olympian and UFC Fighter, and Frankie Edgar, Popular UFC Fighter will ring the Opening Bell. 

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET        

Contact:

Ileana Peña

(212) 556-2588

ileana.pena@fox.com

NASDAQ MarketSite: 

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About UFC on FOX:

UFC ON FOX delivers four live events in prime time or late night each year to the FOX broadcast network, home to the country's biggest sports events, including the Super Bowl, World Series and Daytona 500. Additional programming on multiple FOX networks launched January 2012 and includes live fights, pre and post shows, countdown shows, UFC Unleashed, UFC Primetime, the UFC Knockout series, Best of Pride, weigh-in specials, and much more original content from extensive Zuffa archives.  The agreement also provides for developing robust mobile and authenticated online offerings to exploit a vast array of digital platform rights.

About NASDAQ OMX:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the US and Europe, we own and operate 24 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to traffic more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.999% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $5.1 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily.  Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century.  To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500).

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