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ProSieben adds Karate Combat

March 22, 2019

7Sports, the sport business unit of ProSiebenSat.1, has announced an agreement with Karate Combat to bring its full contact karate competitions free-to-air and online to audiences on ProSieben MAXX and ran FIGHTING across Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

Eight events from all over the world will air throughout 2019, live, near-live or on demand on the dedicated combat sports digital platform ran FIGHTING. Selected events will be shown free-to-air on TV channel ProSieben MAXX. Karate Combat: One World Center will celebrate its premiere in German-language Free TV on March 24th.

“We’re very pleased to reach a large audience of German speaking TV viewers with 7Sports,” said Michael DePietro, CEO of Karate Combat. “Broadcasting on the free-to-air ProSieben MAXX channel means we’ll reach mainstream viewers as well as ran FIGHTING’s sports fans, and we’re confident they’ll be hooked on Karate Combat’s action.”

Zeljko Karajica, CEO of 7Sports, added: “Karate Combat is uniquely created. The highest martial art meets unique production. We bring the combination of the two to the German-speaking viewers onto all screens.”

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