Mixed Martial Arts

News this week of Saudi Arabian state investment in the Professional Fighters League (PFL) has caused shares in both World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and Ultimate Fighting Group (UFC) parent Endeavor…

SRJ Sports Investments, the new vehicle created by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), has made its first move, a $100m (€92m) investment into US-based mixed martial arts promotion the Professional Fig…

Streaming platform Huya will begin showing Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events in China after sublicensing rights to the mixed martial arts promotion from rival streaming service Migu.

Foxtel’s Main Event channel will become the exclusive home of all pay-per-view UFC events from the start of 2024, bolstering the media group’s position as Australia’s pre-eminent sports broadcaster. P

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has extended its exclusive media rights deal in Indonesia with streaming platform Mola as part of a new “multi-year” agreement.

DAZN has further added to its combat sports portfolio by signing a deal with Muay Thai organisation Rajadamnern World Series (RWS)

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.

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) and China Sports Media (CSM) have announced a multi-year agreement to broadcast live fight coverage on short-form video platform Douyin, giving users access to all…

Pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has continued its recent run of rights deals by formalising an agreement with mixed martial arts promotion the ONE Championship

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

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has made its first move into mixed martial arts by agreeing a rights deal with US promotion the Professional Fighters League (PFL)

Australian commercial broadcaster Seven Network has secured exclusive rights to mixed martial arts organisation ONE Championship. The agreement marks ONE Championship's first broadcast deal in Australia

TikTok has announced its latest content agreement with the Ultimate Fighting Championship

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has struck a new rights deal with US-based mixed martial arts promotion Bellator

RMC Sport, the French subscription broadcaster owned by telco Altice, has enhanced its combat sports offering by agreeing a rights deal with Polish mixed martial arts promotion KSW

IMG has signed a 'multi-year' deal with United States-based Combate Global to distribute the Hispanic mixed martial arts franchise's worldwide media rights, excluding the US

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Globo has acquired exclusive rights to broadcast all Professional Fighters League (PFL) events in 2023 across its pay-television channel, website, app and social networks

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)