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SuperSport picks up UFC rights in Africa after ESPN US deal clears path

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 10: Yair Rodriguez (blue cuffs) fights Chan Sung Jung (red cuffs) of Korea in their Featherweight bout during the UFC Fight Night 139 at the Pepsi Center on November 10, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

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