Foxtel appoints Woods to run PPV business
Australian pay-television group Foxtel has appointed Conor Woods as head of its pay-per-view business, taking charge of the long-standing Main Event brand
UFC strikes multi-year rights deal with Abu Dhabi Media
Pay-television broadcaster Abu Dhabi Media has acquired exclusive Ultimate Fighting Championship media rights in the Middle East and North Africa, with the state-run group to launch a localised OTT service…
UFC makes Toutiao latest Chinese content partner
Mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship has signed its latest content partnership in China through a deal with content discovery platform Toutiao
Star India agrees multi-year rights deal with One Championship
Asian mixed martial arts promotion One Championship has agreed a multi-year rights deal with media company Star India
Eleven’s difficulties in the UK hit IMG, MMA promotions
The expected collapse of Eleven Sports’ UK business has pushed IMG back to square one in its bid to stir up competition in the country and ruined the best-laid plans of multiple mixed martial arts promotions.
UFC strikes rights deal in Russia, CIS
Media Telecom, a joint venture between Russian telco Rostelecom and National Media Group, has agreed a rights deal with mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship
UFC bolsters Fight Pass offering
UFC Fight Pass, the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s digital subscription service, will double its live event schedule in 2019 through a host of new content deals.
DAZN set for September 10 launch in US
Digital sports media company Perform has revealed that its DAZN OTT platform will launch in the US on September 10 priced at $9.99 (€8.5