UFC and Fox Sports Reportedly Agree to Deal


The UFC will receive broadcast television exposure as part of a reported deal with Fox Sports.

Fox Sports has agreed to a multiyear deal to air UFC content on FOX, FX, and Fuel TV, according to a report by industry publication Sports Business Daily.

The deal calls for the FOX broadcast network to air four UFC telecasts per year, marking the “first time the UFC will have consistent airtime on a broadcast network” (sportsbusinessdaily, 8/16).

FX would air additional weekly programming, including The Ultimate Fighter reality show.

(Information from Sports Business Daily)