UFC Signs Colombian Broadcast Deal with Caracol TV

By Community | July 5, 2013

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the leading organization for Mixed Martial Arts worldwide, and Caracol TV today announced a distribution agreement for 1 year to broadcast UFC programming in Colombia. 

The agreement gives Caracol TV rights to air UFC content in television and on the Caracol TV website in the country.

Colombian fans who follow the sport in the world, can enjoy 56 one-hour episodes of the popular show UFC Guerreros, a compilation of the highlights of UFC, with file content and historical events.
In addition, the network will carry four live events during the year, programs Countdown (Countdown) of these fights and permanently present the latest news and information relevant UFC on local news programs.Everything completely in Spanish.

“We feel it’s the right time to expand and offer fans of UFC in Colombia, access to content and programming developed exclusively for them, in their own language,” said Jaime Pollack, Vice President of International Development and Director of Latin America for UFC . “We are excited to begin a relationship with Caracol TV, the screen’s most influential Colombian broadcast, which will bring us closer to millions of current and potential fans of MMA,” he added.

“This agreement reaffirms the commitment of Caracol TV with the transmission of the best sporting events globally for the Colombian audience. UFC has become a phenomenon, with millions of fans around the world. UFC events we can offer through our screen, new content aimed at young audiences, “said Camilo Acuña, Vice President of Programming for Caracol TV.