Fight Network makes UK debut

Combat sports channel will air on Sky and Freesat
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Multi-platform combat sports channel Fight Network has launched on Sky and Freesat across the UK.

Fight Network, which is currently available on cable, satellite and digital platforms in the US, Canada and select countries in Europe, Africa and the Caribbean, will also be broadcast online via Showcase TV in the UK starting at 9pm every night.

“We are delighted to expand Fight Network’s global footprint to the UK,” said Peter Einstein, COO of Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp, the parent company of Fight Network. “The UK is rooted in combat sports tradition, producing many world champions and memorable personalities over the years.

“Our diverse programming line-up will showcase premium combat sports content from around the world, while highlighting local stars and events, and we plan to bolster our schedule with more exciting content over the next few months.”

Some of the featured programming on Fight Network in the UK will include: IMPACT Wrestling, Ultimate Challenge MMA, Abu Dhabi Grand Slam, WGP Kickboxing, Retrospective, Xplosion and British Boot Camp.

“Based on popular demand, we are excited to announce that IMPACT Wrestling fans in the UK can now watch our weekly show contemporaneous with its North American broadcast premiere, as well as replays in primetime,” added Ed Nordholm, president of IMPACT Wrestling. 

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