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Fight Network expands to UK market

Fight Network, the multi-platform channel dedicated to combat sports, has launched on a free-to-air basis in the UK.

Fight Network will broadcast on Showcase TV via Sky and Freesat, starting at 9pm every night.

Among other content, the launch will provide US promotion Impact Wrestling’s weekly show in line with its North American broadcast premiere, as well as replays in primetime.

Peter Einstein, chief operating officer of Anthem Sports & Entertainment, parent company of Fight Network, said: “The UK is rooted in combat sports tradition, producing many world champions and memorable personalities over the years.

“Our diverse programming line-up will showcase premium combat sports content from around the world, while highlighting local stars and events, and we plan to bolster our schedule with more exciting content over the next few months.”

Fight Network is currently available on cable, satellite and digital platforms in the US, Canada and select countries in Europe, Africa and the Caribbean.