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Fight Sports extends reach with new carriage deals

Media company CSI Sports has signed carriage deals for its Fight Sports pay-television channel in Portugal, Indonesia and Nepal, and extended an agreement with Singaporean pay-television broadcaster Singtel.

In Portugal, Fight Sports will be carried by telecommunications company Nowo, while internet company My Republic will showcase the channel in Indonesia. Satellite-television provider Dish will carry the channel in Nepal.

The lengths of the three agreements were not disclosed. CSI Sports’ new deal with Singtel will be a multi-year agreement.

Fight Sports is now shown in more than 40 countries, with more than 100 carriage agreements having been signed since the channel launched in December 2012.

Fight Sports’ content includes world title boxing events, championship kickboxing, K-1, mixed martial arts, martial arts and exclusive reality, documentary and original programming series.

The channel recently acquired rights for this weekend's highly anticipated middleweight boxing clash between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin.