Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)

USA

CBS Sports has secured the English-language rights in the United States to mixed martial arts promotion Combate Global as part of a multiyear agreement

On-demand and live streaming service LIVENow has acquired rights in multiple territories to Russia’s Gorilla MMA Series.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) mixed martial arts series has expanded its presence in New Zealand through a new rights deal with telco Spark

Mixed martial arts promotion the Professional Fighters League has agreed media-rights deals for the 2021 season with pay-television broadcaster RMC Sport in France and media company Bild in Germany
USA

The Professional Fighters League has secured a double commercial boost by striking a sportsbook partnership with leading US gaming operator DraftKings and a content agreement with social media platform…
USA

Invicta Fighting Championship, the US women’s mixed martial arts promotion, has been acquired by media company Anthem Sports & Entertainment in a deal that will grant it US television exposure for the f…

Mixed martial arts organisation the Professional Fighters League has agreed a rights deal in Portugal with pay-television broadcaster Eleven

The Professional Fighters League has secured a media rights deal with Vietnamese sports network FPT TV for the 2021 season, expanding the mixed martial arts organization's distribution in Asia

RMC Sport, the French subscription broadcaster owned by telco Altice, has acquired exclusive broadcast rights to mixed martial arts promotion Bellator
USA

US Spanish-language media company Univision Communications has agreed a five-year extension to its rights deal with Combate Americas, with the mixed martial arts promotion rebranding to Combate Global…

Brazilian commercial broadcaster RedeTV has acquired the rights for Singapore-based mixed martial arts promotion One Championship

Mixed martial arts organisation the Professional Fighters League has secured a deal with Brazilian media group Globo, which will provide exclusive content from its 2021 season

US-based mixed martial arts promotion Bellator has secured an exclusive broadcast deal in Ireland with pay-television broadcaster Virgin Media Television

Mixed martial arts promotion Xtreme Fighting Championships has struck its first-ever media-rights deal in France with pay-television broadcaster Fight Nation, beginning this weekend with XFC: Young Guns…

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has secured a strong increase in the value of its media rights in China thanks to heavy investment on its presence in the market.

The UK government has called on public-service broadcaster the BBC to explain its decision to strike a rights deal with mixed martial arts promotion Bellator

Mixed martial arts promotion the UFC has agreed a multi-year deal with Chinese streaming platform Migu, covering media rights, joint content creation, a production technology collaboration, and marketing…