UFC and Sportsnet sign four year deal

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), an American mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion company that hosts many of the top-ranked fighters in the world, and Rogers Sportsnet have announced a four-year agreement for broadcast rights to UFC television events in Canada.

The UFC held its first competition in Denver, Colorado in 1993 and is now broadcast in over 130 countries and 20 different languages worldwide.

Sportsnet says it will have a regular schedule of UFC programming including preliminary fights of UFC Pay-Per-View events and UFC Fight Night events while also having the home sports position for the 10 p.m. (ET) timeslot for The Ultimate Fighter series.

In addition, Sportsnet will broadcast live non Pay-Per-View international UFC events and provide UFC content on a non-exclusive basis across other platforms.

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