UFC secures rights deal in Czech Republic and Slovakia

The Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts series has entered into a broadcast partnership with Czech commercial and pay-television broadcaster Nova.

Under the deal, live coverage of the UFC will be broadcast in the Czech Republic and Slovakia via the Nova Sport premium channel.

The agreement will cover all European UFC events as well as other selected bouts from around the world.

Nova Sport will also broadcast various magazines programmes including the weekly ‘UFC Ultimate Insider’.

Terms of the deal were undisclosed.