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UFC breaks into sub-Saharan Africa with Kombat Sport

The Kombat Sport pay-television channel has agreed a deal to broadcast the Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts series in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Luxembourg and sub-Saharan Africa in 2015 and 2016.

Kombat Sport will show all UFC events and associated programming, including UFC Countdown.

Additionally, Kombat Sport will broadcast UFC Fight Night Sydney: Rockhold vs Bisping on November 8 and the live finale to the organisation’s The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned series from Las Vegas on December 12.

The Kombat Sport deal will mark the first time that UFC programming will be broadcast in sub-Saharan Africa.