Mixed Martial Arts

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Media rights clips from December 17 to January 20

The Ultimate Fighting Championship last month signed off its first English-language broadcast deal in sub-Saharan Africa, plugging a large gap in its global footprint.

Pay-television channel BTV, owned by Portuguese Primeira Liga club Benfica, this month acquired exclusive rights to three second-tier properties in Portugal.

Interview with Domingos Soares de Oliveira, chief executive of Benfica; Bernardo Faria de Carvalho, director of sales & international expansion at Benfica, on BTV's past, present and future.

Media rights clips from July 9 to 22

Media rights clips from April 30 to May 13

Media rights clips from April 16 to 29

Media rights clips from March 26 to April 15

Media rights clips from February 26 to March 11

A broadcast deal in Germany – which is close to being agreed – is an important staging post for mixed martial arts promoter Ultimate Fighting Championship in its assault on Europe.

Interview with David Allen, Ultimate Fighting Championship SVP and manager of EMEA, and James Elliott, content & distribution director EMEA, on the promoter’s European distribution strategy.

Media rights clips from January 15 to January 28

Media rights clips from December 11 to January 14.

Media rights clips from October 2 to 15

Media rights clips from September 18 to October 1