Las Vegas, NV (USA) – Ultimate Fighting Championship® fans in South America now have the opportunity to watch all the action in the Octagon™ live en Espanol, including the upcoming UFC® 119: MIR vs. CRO COP on Saturday, September 25th, as part of a new television deal inked with Fox Sports Latin America, the most widely distributed Spanish-language pay television sports network in the world.
“South America is a huge market for the UFC,” said Dana White, UFC President. “We look forward to working with Fox Sports Latin America to bring UFC events to fight fans all across the region.”
In addition to airing live UFC Pay-Per-View events, Fox Sports will also feature UFC Guerreros, a Spanish-language compilation show featuring fight highlights, as well as UFC Countdown, a program that showcases featured bouts while telling fighter back stories. UFC Countdown runs the week leading up to a major UFC event.
Fox Sports Latin America is a cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports programming 24 hours a day, reaching Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru Paraguay, Bolivia and Urugay.
For more information, or current UFC fight news, visit UFC.com. All bouts live and subject to change.
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FOX Sports Latin America – www.foxsportsla.com
FOX Sports Latin America, the most widely distributed Spanish-language pay television sports network in the world, and FOX Sports World Espanol, the only 24-hour Spanish-language sports network in the United States, are affiliated with FOX Sports International, a venture between News Corporation Ltd. and Liberty Media Corp. Additional information about FOX Sports Latin America programming can be obtained by visiting its Web site at www.foxsportsla.com. Go online with Fox Sports World Espanol at www.fswe.com.