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Tom Aspinall’s Fight Lab on TNT Sports, discovery+

On April 7th, TNT Sports will air the first episode of Tom Aspinall’s Fight Lab, a new monthly UFC show hosted by UFC heavyweight interim champion Tom Aspinall, alongside  presenter, Adam Catterall. TNT Sports’ latest UFC show will aim to bring new viewers to MMA’s biggest promotion, featuring special guests from the wider sporting world, whilst providing viewers […]

April 5, 2024

TKO “strong start” following WWE/UFC merger

TKO Group has announced financial results for its year ended December 31st 2023. The reported results presented in this earnings release cover the period from January 1st 2023 through December 31st 2023 for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the period from September 12th 2023 through December 31st 2023 for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). “TKO is […]

February 28, 2024

Viaplay renews UFC rights in Nordics

Viaplay Group has extended its exclusive rights to show UFC in four Nordic countries in a new multi-year agreement. MMA fans in Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway can look forward to more than 40 live UFC events on the Viaplay streaming service each year, including all UFC numbered events and Fight Nights. Viaplay’s next UFC […]

January 12, 2024

UFC 296: Edwards vs Covington on TNT Sports Box Office

On December 16th, MMA fans in the UK and Ireland will be able to watch UFC 296: Edwards vs Covington exclusively live on TNT Sports Box Office. UFC 296: Edwards vs Covington, held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas is headlined by a title fight featuring Britain’s Leon ‘Rocky’ Edwards defending his UFC welterweight […]

December 6, 2023

Endeavor closes WWE deal

Endeavor and WWE have announced the close of their previously announced agreement, valued at $9.3 billion (€8.7bn), and the launch of TKO Group Holdings. TKO brings together UFC, the mixed martial arts organisation, and WWE, an integrated media organisation and a global leader in sports entertainment, to create a new sports and entertainment company serving […]

September 12, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Endeavor, WWE merger expected to close Sept 12

Endeavor Group Holdings and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) have announced that they expect to close the previously announced transaction to form TKO Group Holdings on September 12th, at which time TKO will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol TKO. Endeavor Group – which already owns UFC – and WWE […]

September 7, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Foxtel secures UFC PPV exclusivity

Mixed martial arts organisation UFC and pay-TV operator Foxtel have reached a multi-year agreement that will make Foxtel and Kayo Sports the exclusive distributor of all UFC Pay Per Views in Australia. Starting in January 2024, all UFC Pay Per View events will be broadcast exclusively on Main Event on Foxtel and Kayo Sports, while […]

July 27, 2023

Endeavor, WWE $21bn merger

Endeavor Group, the owner of UFC, and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) are to form a new publicly listed company consisting of the two global sports and entertainment brands. Upon closing , Endeavor will hold a 51 per cent controlling interest in the new company, at a cost of $9.3 billion (€8.5bn). Existing WWE shareholders will […]

April 3, 2023By Nik Roseveare

UFC 286: Edwards vs Usman 3 on BT Sport Box Office

On March 18th, fight fans in the UK and Ireland will be able to watch UFC 286: Edwards vs. Usman 3, exclusively live on BT Sport Box Office. UFC 286, which takes place at The O2 in London, will be a chance for MMA fans in the UK and Ireland to tune in to a […]

March 8, 2023

Italy: Mola scores Brasileirão rights; MMA investment

Mola has added content from Brasileirão, the Brazilian football league, to its roster of sports content in Italy. Mola will broadcast more than 300 games from the Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana, Recopa Sudamericana and will also be adding in weekly games from Argentina’s Primera Division this year. Mola is also the home of fight sports […]

March 7, 2023