Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
UFC’s Asian talent pathway could bring coveted commercial growth
The UFC's senior vice president in Asia, Kevin Chang, needs more local talent to fuel commercial growth in Asia. That's why his promotion is doing the job itself.
UFC partners with Cosm for immersive PPV event venues
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced a multi-year deal with tech company Cosm, who will produce and present live UFC Pay-Per-View (PPV) events using immersive 8K technology
WWE, UFC consider combined streaming offering following Endeavor takeover
A combined streaming deal for the Ultimate Fighting Championship and World Wrestling Entertainment is a possibility following Endeavor’s takeover agreement for the wrestling promotion.
TikTok continues UFC association with expanded content deal
TikTok has announced its latest content agreement with the Ultimate Fighting Championship
RMC Sport remains UFC broadcast home in France
RMC Sport, the French subscription broadcaster owned by telco Altice, has agreed a multi-year extension to its rights deal for mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Dana White’s Power Slap League TV debut delayed
Move made after video released of UFC president slapping his wife
UFC to provide VR events with Meta, adds first-ever legal sponsor
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has teamed up with Meta to deliver its events in virtual reality through its streaming service, Fight Pass
UFC Fight Pass launches in Brazil, Band to show free-to-air coverage
The Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts promotion is launching its Fight Pass OTT subscription service in Brazil, with selected events to also be made available on free-to-air television…
Gate revenue record expected for Singapore venue as UFC returns to Southeast Asia
The Ultimate Fighting Championship expects its event at Singapore Indoor Stadium this weekend to set a gate revenue record for sport at the venue
Korea’s CJ ENM finalises multi-year UFC rights deal
South Korean media group CJ ENM has secured exclusive rights to the Ultimate Fighting Championship in South Korea as part of a “multi-year” agreement with the mixed martial arts promotion.
BT agrees to big increase in new five-year UFC deal in UK
Sources say that despite strong interest from DAZN and Sky, BT submitted the only concrete bid for UFC rights from 2023 onward.
EXCLUSIVE: BT Sport set to seal UFC rights renewal
BT Sport is on the verge of striking a multi-year renewal to continue its coverage of the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the UK and Ireland, warding off interest from DAZN and Sky, SportBusiness understands
Setanta acquires UFC rights in 11 Central Asian and Eastern European markets
Pay-television broadcaster Setanta Sports has agreed a three-year deal for exclusive rights to the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 11 countries across Central Asia and Eastern Europe
Discovery lands UFC rights in the Netherlands, Spain
Media group Discovery has agreed a multi-year deal for rights to the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the Netherlands and Spain
UFC claims ‘historic step forward’ with Gazprom Media rights deal
Gazprom Media has agreed a long-term deal for exclusive television and digital media rights in Russia to mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship
Canal Plus strikes UFC deal for markets outside France
Pay-television operator Canal Plus has broadened its sports rights portfolio outside of mainland France by agreeing a multi-year deal with mixed martial arts’ Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Setanta pins down extension to UFC contract in Ukraine
Pay-television broadcaster Setanta Sports has extended its rights in Ukraine to the Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts promotion through to the end of 2024