FOX Sports Latin America and Bellator MMA have announced a multi-year deal today that will show all of Bellator’s events across Latin America. The partnership will start with the airing of the November 2nd pay per view that will be headlined by Tito Ortiz and Quinton Jackson. While the live events won’t begin until 2015, FOX Sports Latin America will air Bellator 360, a large collection of previous Bellator live events and other original content.
VIa Press Release from FOX Sports
Carlos Martinez, President of FOX International Channels Latin America:
“FOX Sports Latin America has been looking for the premier mixed martial arts organization to partner with, and Bellator is the perfect fit. We are thrilled to make Bellator the widest distributed MMA promotion in Latin America and Brazil, reaching more than 50 million homes from day one. We are also very excited to be able to work as partners with Bellator to produce large scale Bellator events throughout Latin America and to produce reality shows in key territories. This partnership is a long term relationship that has virtually unlimited potential.” added Martinez
Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney
“We’ve now taken a monumental next step forward in the evolution of the global brand that is Bellator. To have partnered with FOX Sports, Latin America’s largest and most powerful sports network is the perfect fit for Bellator in this incredibly vital region. This is just the beginning of what Bellator and FOX Sports International will build into the largest worldwide alliance in combat sports history. The possibilities that surround this alliance are nearly endless, including live events in key Latin American markets and the distribution of unique Bellator content exclusively for FOX Sports.”
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