Mixed Martial Arts

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

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

Conor McGregor's return to UFC this weekend is projected to spur a major revival of the company's fortunes.

DAZN, the live and on-demand streaming service owned by digital sports media specialist Perform, has bolstered its combat sports content by agreeing a multi-year rights deal with US mixed martial arts promotion Bellator.

Combate Americas, the mixed martial arts sports and multimedia entertainment company targeting Hispanics, has appointed media industry veteran Jacqueline Hernandez as its president.

The MP & Silva agency has agreed a media and commercial rights partnership with Way of the Dragon Sports Company, official partner of the Chinese Taipei Mixed Martial Arts Association.

ESPN has confirmed that it has struck a deal to acquire exclusive rights to all UFC mixed martial arts programming in the US from 2019, dislodging the Fox network as a rights-holder and building on an initial agreement announced earlier this month.

One Championship chairman and chief executive, Chatri Sityodtong, has said the Asian mixed martial arts promotion is targeting partnerships with telcos across the world following the launch of its new live streaming app.

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

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

DAZN has acquired exclusive Ultimate Fighting Championship rights in Germany and Austria, more than doubling the previous value of the rights. OTT service DAZN will pay just under $2m (€1.7

Eleven Sports has acquired exclusive rights to the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the UK and Ireland for the next three years, paying a lower minimum guarantee than its predecessor BT

Mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship has today (Tuesday) signed a “groundbreaking” US rights deal with ESPN that will focus on the sports broadcaster’s new subscription streaming service ESPN+.

The One Championship mixed martial arts series has agreed a deal with Singapore-based telco Singtel that will allow fans to access content on their mobile devices.

Sports broadcasters ESPN and Fox Sports have submitted a joint bid for the US rights to mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship, according to multiple reports.

The One Championship mixed martial arts series has signed a rights partnership with Japanese internet television station AbemaTV.

Mixed martial arts promotion Combate Americas has signed a multi-year rights deal with US pay-television broadcaster Univision Deportes.

Asian mixed martial arts promotion the One Championship has agreed a rights deal with China’s Great Sports Media.

E-commerce and media company Amazon has furthered its reach in the sports market by agreeing a partnership with mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports Asia has acquired rights for the Super Fight League mixed martial arts series.

The Professional Fighters League mixed martial arts promotion has agreed rights deals with the NBC Sports Group division of US media company NBCUniversal and social media platform Facebook.

Polish commercial and pay-television broadcaster Polsat has signed a three-year deal for exclusive rights to mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

The Asia-focused One Championship mixed martial arts series has agreed a rights deal with Indonesian free-to-air broadcaster SCTV.

The One Championship mixed martial arts series has agreed a streaming deal with social media platform Twitter.

Indian pay-television broadcaster DSport has acquired rights to the Bellator mixed martial arts series.

International combat sports channel Fight Network has acquired rights in Italy for the Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts series.