Mixed Martial Arts

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group’s subscription streaming platform Viaplay has acquired rights to Europe’s mixed martial arts organisation KSW in 10 countries.

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

Now TV, the media entertainment arm of Hong Kong telco HKT, has acquired rights to the Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts promotion

Singapore telco StarHub has acquired broadcast rights to mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship

The Professional Fighters League has announced the appointment of James Frewin to the newly-created role of senior vice-president, international
USA

Univision Communications has acquired a “significant” equity stake in the Combate Global mixed martial arts promotion in a deal that the US Spanish-language broadcaster says is reflective of a first ste…

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has massively increased the value of its media rights in France thanks to a renewal with pay-television broadcaster RMC Sport.

Pay-television broadcaster Abu Dhabi Media has launched a specialist combat sports channel, Abu Dhabi Fight, which is exclusively available via telco Etisalat

Russian OTT streaming platform Okko Sport has launched a dedicated mixed martial arts subscription package on the back of its rights deal with US-based promotion Bellator
USA

The Bellator mixed martial arts promotion has signed a media rights deal in the United States with CBS Sports, with live events to be aired on cable channel CBS Sports Network.

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has acquired rights to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the Endeavor-owned mixed martial arts promotion, in Iceland

Fight sports streaming platform FITE will offer pay-per-view coverage in several markets around the world of ONE Championship's ONE: CENTURY event in Tokyo on Sunday, October 13

Telco Virgin Media has announced that it has acquired rights in Ireland to the Bellator mixed martial arts promotion events in Europe. The deal's duration was not announced

Asian mixed martial arts promotion One Championship has launched a television and film production division

The value of Ultimate Fighting Championship rights has fallen in the Philippines, but local sources say the result is still a good one for the promotion and its owner, IMG, given current market dynamics

Pay-television broadcasters TSN and RDS have agreed a new multi-year extension of its media-rights deal with the UFC

African pay-television broadcaster SuperSport completed a complex negotiation with the Ultimate Fighting Championship last week, signing off on a new five-year contract. The deal is worth $1.2m (€1.1