Telemundo Deportes has reached a broadcast agreement with Xtreme Fighting Championships (XFC) to present Spanish-Language coverage of the sport live in the US.
Expanding the organisation’s existing partnership with NBC Sports, live coverage of XFC events will be broadcast on Telemundo’s sister network, Universo, beginning with XFC 43 on November 11th.
“We are pleased to partner with XFC to deliver Spanish-language coverage of their action packed events to our viewers in the United States,” says Roberto Pardo, Vice President, Sports Content, Telemundo Deportes. “We look forward to welcoming the franchise into our portfolio of the world’s biggest, best global sports in Hispanic media.”
XFC President Myron Molotky added: “I’m so impressed with our distribution team and the results they have produced from the start. The Telemundo deal is very exciting because many of the most passionate MMA fans in the world have strong Latin American roots. We’re thrilled that we can showcase our unique brand of XFC action to a whole new audience, and we know they’re going to love it. Telemundo Deportes is one of the most respected names in broadcasting, so we can’t wait until cameras start rolling and the Hexagon door locks.”