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Channel Fight Masterclass on FITE TV

June 29, 2022

Channel Fight Masterclass, an OTT channel dedicated to the instruction of martial arts and self-defence has announced a distribution deal with FITE TV – the global FAST streaming platform for combat sports and entertainment.

The arrangement brings Channel Fight Masterclass to a global audience via FITE 24/7’s distribution on all the major OTT platforms including The Roku Channel, Samsung, Tubi TV, Pluto TV, Redbox, PLEX, Vix and Univision’s PrendeTV as well as via leading AVoD platforms such as XUMO, LG, and numerous SVOD players and FITE’s apps including LG Marketplace RAD!, Sports.TV, Viva Live TV, Select TV, Zingo, Giniko USA, Glewed, KlowdTV and TeleUp.

In parallel, Channel Fight Masterclass has announced the addition to its roster of three of the world’s top martial arts instructors. Internationally renowned names who will be recording original exclusive content for distribution on Channel Fight Masterclass’s OTT network of platforms include:

Kevin Chan, founder and master of Kamon Martial Arts in the UK is a 4 stripe Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Professor Mauricio Motta Gomes (father of Professor Roger Gracie) and is an internationally recognised expert in self-defence. In 2013 he was ranked 15th in Martial Arts Illustrated’s poll of the World’s Top 100 Martial Artists.

Chan said: “Channel Fight Masterclass offers instructors like me a unique and compelling proposition – ad revenue from Channel Fight’s streaming plus free promotion to their 1.8 million social media followers.”

Also producing exclusive instructional video content for Channel Fight Masterclass are: Jeff Chan, the founder of MMA SHREDDED  – an online training platform – and a professional MMA fighter currently competing in the ONE Championship in Asia, and Matt Bryers, the founder of TRITAC MARTIAL ARTS, a fighting system that focuses upon “the flow of combat” incorporating Jiu Jitsu, weapons defence and combatives. He is a a 3rd Dan Kobukai Ju-Jitsu black belt and has trained in Jiu-Jitsu, MMA, Unarmed Combatives, Kyokushin Karate and Wrestling for over 30 years.

Peter Einstein, Board Chairman of Channel Fight Masterclass and former senior Viacom executive, commented: “The inclusion of Channel Fight Masterclass on FITE 24/7’s Tier 1 FAST platforms and apps will bring martial arts and self-defence instruction to a global audience of combat enthusiasts as well as to more casual viewers seeking entertainment.”

Russell Hart, Director of Channel Fight Masterclass, added: “We are truly excited to be moving into this next phase of producing exclusive TV-quality martial arts instruction in conjunction with some of the very best fight instructors in their respective disciplines.”

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