MMA

Deal reflects fast-growing consumer interest in blockchain technology

Mixed martial arts organisation the Professional Fighters League has secured a deal with Brazilian media group Globo, which will provide exclusive content from its 2021 season

US-based mixed martial arts promotion Bellator has secured an exclusive broadcast deal in Ireland with pay-television broadcaster Virgin Media Television

Mixed martial arts promotion Xtreme Fighting Championships has struck its first-ever media-rights deal in France with pay-television broadcaster Fight Nation, beginning this weekend with XFC: Young Guns…

The UK government has called on public-service broadcaster the BBC to explain its decision to strike a rights deal with mixed martial arts promotion Bellator

Mixed martial arts promotion the UFC has agreed a multi-year deal with Chinese streaming platform Migu, covering media rights, joint content creation, a production technology collaboration, and marketing…

Mixed martial arts promotion One Championship will premiere the Asian edition of the hit television show The Apprentice across Asia from next month

Pay-television broadcaster Abu Dhabi Media has agreed a carriage deal with subscription video-on-demand service StarzPlay to further widen coverage of the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the Middle East…

SportBusiness speaks to Hua Fung Teh, group president of MMA promotion One Championship, about the journey back to post-lockdown events in front of fans.

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

French free-to-air commercial broadcaster M6 has acquired rights to European mixed martial arts promotion Cage Warriors just weeks after the country’s media regulator lifted a broadcast ban on the sport.

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

Online training sessions for volunteers at next summer's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have resumed following a roughly eight-month suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic - Japan Today

The newly built Tokyo Aquatics Centre was unveiled during an event on October 24, marking the completion of all venues built for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics - The Japan Times

Mixed martial arts promotion UFC has agreed a “multi-year” extension of its global content agreement with social-media platform Snapchat.

Mixed martial arts promotions are awaiting a fresh ruling from French media regulator the Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel (CSA) after Bellator was forced to resort to live streaming its highly-awaited …

Mixed martial arts organisation UFC has signed a multi-year global sponsorship with O2 Industries, which will provide UFC athletes with respiratory protection products for every UFC event