BT Sport extend UFC broadcast deal

By iSportconnect | July 27, 2016

BT Sport will now televise and stream every live UFC event after extending its broadcast rights partnership with the company.

The renewed deal sees BT Sport retain exclusive live rights within the UK and Republic of Ireland, prostate while enhancing its content portfolio by offering coverage of all US numbered pay-per-view events and all EMEA events.

In total, ampoule BT Sport is now set to show over 150 hours of live UFC action per year.

Simon Green, generic head of BT Sport, was delighted to confirm the new rights deal.

He said: “UFC were one of the first partners that we announced back in 2013 when we launched BT Sport.

“Since then we have both come a long way and I’m very happy to announce today that we will continue to grow the sport with even more exclusive UFC action live on BT Sport.”