UFC and FITE have reached a deal to broadcast company PPV in the future, starting with September's UFC 215 show.
FITE sent Fightful.com the following.
UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, today announced a new digital partnership
with combat sports network FITE TV, to broadcast the global brand’s Pay-Per-View events on its streaming platform
to customers throughout the United States. The partnership launches on Saturday, September 9, in conjunction with
UFC® 215: JOHNSON vs. BORG , live from Rogers Place in Edmonton, Canada. Fight fans will be able to stream
the highly-anticipated event live via the network’s FITE app and through its website FITE.TV. Customers who utilize
this app are also able to cast all FITE programming on any television that connects to WIFI for a premium viewing
“When we first launched FITE TV, our goal was to bring combat sports fans the very best events,” FITE Chief
Executive Officer Kosta Jordanov explained. “The signing of this distribution deal with UFC has validated that goal
and we look forward to building an amazing relationship with the sports industry leader.”
As the leading independent over-the-top combat sports service provider, FITE TV has streamed more than 500 live
combat sports events since launching in February of 2016. The global streaming platform also boasts over 5,000
hours of on-demand content that includes weekly programming in the form of shows, instructional videos and
documentaries featuring mixed martial arts, boxing and pro wrestling.
FITE TV will offer UFC 215, the global brand’s first-ever event in Edmonton, to customers for $59.99 through its app
and online at FITE.tv, with pre-ordering beginning on Friday, September 1. The platforms app is available for free
download at the Google Play and iTunes app stores and FITE will also stream UFC Fight Week events such as
press conferences and weigh-ins.
Fightful.com will have full, live coverage of UFC 215.