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The talent-rich welterweight division will take center stage at UFC 171 on Saturday, March 15th as Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks battles “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler for the vacant title. Watch the whole fight live via the Live Events Viewer app on your PS3!

Plus, get in on the action early by entering to winning your own official replica of the UFC Championship belt! (ARV $400)

Here’s how to enter:

  1. Visit us on Facebook.
  2. Answer the following question correctly: “Who was the last UFC fighter to win the welterweight division belt?”
  3. Make sure to post your answer by Saturday, March 15th at 2:59PM PDT. US residents only, ages 18 and over only.
  4. We will select one random winner from the qualifying entries and contact that person via Facebook direct message by Monday, March 17th, 2014.

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See below for full rules and don’t forget to watch UFC 171 on your PS3!

Official Rules – Live Events Viewer Official Replica UFC Championship Belt Sweepstakes:

1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING. The Live Events Viewer Official Replica UFC Championship Belt Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other United States territories) who are age 18 years or older at the date of entry. To enter, entrants must have a valid Facebook account.  On Thursday, March 13, 2014 Sponsor will post a trivia question to its Sony Entertainment Network Facebook page.  Responding to the post with an answer to the question that is determined by Sponsor to be the correct answer will give you one entry to the Sweepstakes (“Entry”).  Entries must be received by 2:59 pm PST on Saturday, March 15, 2014 to be valid. Entries received after 2:59 pm PST on that date will not be accepted. Employees of the Sponsor and its parent and affiliated companies and their families are not eligible. This Sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

2. ENTRY CONDITIONS: Limit one Entry per person.  Entries not satisfying these Official Rules shall be automatically disqualified. Sony Network Entertainment International LLC (the “Sponsor”) and any of its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, representatives, agents and agencies will not be responsible for: a) any late, lost, misrouted, distorted, garbled or damaged transmissions or Entries; b) any telephone, hardware, software, network, Internet or other computer or technical communication failures of any kind; c) any Sweepstakes disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of Sponsor; or d) any printing or typographical errors in any Sweepstakes related materials.  In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Entry, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person registered to the Facebook account whose Entry that was selected. Anyone found to use multiple Facebook accounts to enter will be ineligible. Entries not satisfying these Official Rules will be automatically disqualified.

2. PRIZES: A total of (1) Prize will be awarded during the Sweepstakes:

  • Prize : (1) Official Replica UFC Championship Belt ($400.00)

Prize is not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash. No substitution or exchanges (including for cash) of any prize will be permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any prize. All prizes are awarded “as is” and without warranty of any kind, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). All Federal, State and local taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner.

3. WINNER(S): (1) Winner will be determined by a single random drawing of all valid Entries received by the Sponsor, whose decision concerning all matters related to this sweepstakes are final. Winners shall be notified by Facebook direct message within a week following the close of the Sweepstakes entry period.  Winners must respond within 48 hours of notice with their full name, birth date, phone number, e-mail address, and address. If Winner does not respond within 48 hours, the Winner forfeits their prize and Sponsor will randomly select another winner.  Winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (the “Affidavit”) as part of their requirements to claim their prize and failure to execute and return Affidavit within the set time period will result in forfeiture of prize.  Winner must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and receipt of the prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements.

4. ODDS OF WINNING: The odds of winning depend on number of valid Entries received.

5. ELIGIBILITY: Promotion open to residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older at the start of the Sweepstakes, have a valid Facebook account. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected.  By acceptance of prize, winner agrees to the use of their name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising, trade, or promotion without further compensation, unless prohibited by law and may be required to execute and deliver to Sponsor a signed Affidavit, which includes an acceptance of these Official Rules and a release of liability.

6. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:  Neither Facebook, the Sponsor and any of its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, representatives, agents and agencies (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with, preparation for, travel to or  participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstake-related activity, or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of, misuse of, or inability to use any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.

7. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION:  The information necessary to operate the Sweepstakes was collected by Sponsor at the time of entry, and will only be used to contact you specifically for operation of the Sweepstakes. Information collected from a winner in connection with the Sweepstakes will otherwise be collected in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at http://www.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com/privacy-policy and by signing an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability winner agrees to the terms of Sponsor’s privacy policy.

8. MISCELLANEOUS:  Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right to change these Official Rules at any time, in its sole discretion, and to suspend or cancel the Sweepstakes or any entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control affect the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes or Sponsor otherwise becomes (as determined in its sole discretion) incapable of running the Sweepstakes as planned. Entrants who violate these Official Rules, tamper with the operation of the Sweepstakes or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to Sponsor, the Sweepstakes or any other entrant (in each case as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion) are subject to disqualification from entry into the Sweepstakes.

9. WINNER’S NAME:  Prize winners’ list request shall be available only within sixty (60) days after the close of the Sweepstakes. To obtain a list of the names of winners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Sony Network Entertainment “Live Events Viewer Official Replica UFC Championship Belt Sweepstakes”, Attn: Marketing Dept., Sony Network Entertainment International LLC, 6080 Center Drive, 10th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90045.  In order to obtain a winner’s list, where permitted by law, send your written request and a self-addressed, stamped envelope (residents of VT and WA may omit return postage).

7. RESTRICTIONS: Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

8.  SPONSOR(S):  Sony Network Entertainment International LLC, 6080 Center Drive, 10th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90045 (USA).

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Sin City: A Dame To Die For: The long-awaited sequel takes another fantastic trip into the grim, noir world of Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez.

Get more of Frank Miller’s unique vision in these movies: Sin City300

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This week’s Staff Pick is a recent Oscar® nominee that features a star-studded cast, including Christian Bale and Amy Adams along with the Silver Lining Playbook one-two combo of Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence. That’s right, it’s American Hustle.

This 70’s based drama focuses on a con man and his seductive British partner (Bale and Lawrence) who are given a get out of jail free card by a wild FBI agent (Cooper) in exchange for executing an undercover sting operation to take down corrupt politicians.

If you’re looking to be entertained turn on your PS3, PS4 or other Sony device, navigate to the Sony Entertainment Network web store and get American Hustle today.

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There’s something for everyone in this week’s New Release Recap! Now on the Video Unlimited service, watch hot new releases including Anchorman 2: The Legend ContinuesAmerican Hustle and even our 99 cent rental of the week, The Internship.

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues: We fell in love with Ron Burgundy (and his hair…and his suits…and everything else) in the first movie and we can’t wait to see him return. Don’t act like you’re not impressed.

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The world’s greatest anchorman is back! After losing his job to his wife, Ron assembles the best news team ever to compete against his new rival. Will this always-classy group beat out their new nemesis?

American Hustle: We all love a good con movie – especially if it stars Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Christian Bale. Watch the all-star cast in this Oscar-nominated drama.

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This movie follows the true story of the FBI’s 1980s undercover sting operation attempting to uncover corruption in Congress. The ingenious con man Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale) and his beautiful sidekick/love interest Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) are forced to work with the FBI agent Richie MiMaso (Bradley Cooper) to unravel the political operator Carmine Polito ( Jeremy Renner). As the story unfolds, who is conning whom?

Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher:  In Marvel’s animated film based on the Avengers series, Black Widow and S.H.I.E.L.D. must save the world…again.

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The Punisher teams up with Black Widow to stop the terrorist organization Leviathan from selling top-secret S.H.I.E.L.D. technology to the highest bidder. With time running out, can the duo overcome their differences and save Earth from destruction?

Inside Llewyn Davis: Wouldn’t you want to be a folk singer for just one week? Directed by the Coen brothers, this drama takes you inside the mind of a starving artist as he faces the ups and downs of being a musician.

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The young folk singer, Llewyn Davis, is at a crossroads: it’s winter in New York and he’s struggling to make it as a musician – what should he do? Follow him as he journeys from the village to an empty Chicago club to audition for the music mogul Bud Grossman.

The Internship: But wait, there’s more! If you’re looking for a light, laugh-out-loud comedy then our favorite comedic duo, Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, are just what you need!

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In our 99 cent rental of the week, Billy McMahon (Vince Vaughn) and Nick Campbell (Owen Wilson) take prestigious internship positions at Google in order to get their careers back on track.

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What has become of Gotham City years after Bruce Wayne has retired from his night job fighting crime as Batman? Find out in The Dark Knight Returns, one half of the Batman-themed bundle available now.

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Gotham City is plagued by a gang of murderous mutants at the same time a group of vicious vigilantes have taken up Batman’s mantle to combat crime and indecency in the city. To combat this dual threat Batman must come out of retirement to save the day once more. But his presence reawakens old foes like Two-Face and The Joker at the same time it presents political problems for the government, which has banned masked crime-fighting.

An adaptation of the bold comic series that reinvigorated Batman for a new generation of fans, don’t miss The Dark Knight Returns – as well as the hit video game Batman: Arkham Origins today.

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ThorFacebookThe heroic Thor hoisted his mighty hammer in his right hand and this week’s most popular movies on the Video Unlimited service title in the left. Those who are in the know consider this an epic feat since Thor: The Dark World held off a valiant onslaught from this year’s Oscar® nominees Dallas Buyers Club, Captain Phillips and seven-award winner – including Best Picture - Gravity.

In the mood for some action that’s sure to make the hair on your arm stand up? Look no further than Homefront, written by movie legend Sylvester Stallone and starring Jason Statham and James Franco.

Check out the full #VUTop10 below:

  1. The Counselor (Unrated Extended Cut)
  2.  Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (Extended)
  3. Captain Phillips
  4.  Escape Plan
  5. Ender’s Game
  6. Dallas Buyers Club
  7. Homefront
  8. Frozen      
  9. Gravity
  10. Thor: The Dark World

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Today, The Hunger Games returns to Video Unlimited! Jennifer Lawrence stole our hearts at this week’s 2014 Oscars®  by falling down (again), scarfing down a slice of pizza and reminding us awkwardly charming she really is.

In this week’s Staff Pick, we can’t wait to see her take up the role of Katniss Everdeen once again in the much-anticipated second installment of the Hunger Games series: Catching Fire. Returning with Katniss for another adventure is the rest of the love triangle: Gale Hawthorne (Liam Hemsworth) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson), her Hunger Games partner in crime.

 

In this second installment, Katniss and Peeta are forced to return to an aquatic arena and face an all-star tournament of previous winners in the 74th Hunger Games. As time runs out, will they have what it takes to survive?

Before you watch the film, get your blood pumping by listening to the Original Motion Picture soundtrack, featuring tracks by Lorde, Coldplay and The National.

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 Transformers: Age of Extinction: Mark Wahlberg goes scrap-hunting but accidentally reawakens Optimus Prime, leading to yet another showdown between the Autobots and the Decepticons, this time with some Dinobot action thrown in for good measure.

Watch more big robots here: Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Transformers, Dark of the Moon

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Action and drama and crime! Oh my! It’s been a busy week for the Video Unlimited service. A newly-released Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Hunger Games rental for 99¢ and the crime-thriller The Bag Man. Don’t forget the special Oscars promotion that gives you $5 in wallet cash back for every $20 you spend. See all the details below in today’s New Release Recap!

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: Releasing this Friday, with a bow in hand, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), returns after winning the 74th Hunger Games. Katniss and her fellow tribute, Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson), embark on a “Victor’s Tour” of the 12 Districts only to discover that they aren’t yet out of harm’s way.

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Face off against a rotating series of hired assassins, all out for the bounty Black Mask has placed on The Dark Knight’s head in Batman: Arkham Origins, one half of the Batman Bundle available now for a limited time at one low price. The third of three Arkham-themed games and featuring a story that takes place before both Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City, play as a younger Batman who, despite his lack of experience, still has a wonderful array of gadgets. Use the Remote Claw to tie two targets together or the shock Gloves to electrify your attacks when they’re fully charged. Even with these new powers, can the Dark Knight defeat his enemies and save Gotham City?

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Hurry, because this Dark Knight doubleheader is only available from February 25th through March 11th!

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