Univision Lands Significant Stake In Combate Global

Univision Communications today announced that it has acquired a significant equity stake in Combate Global’s Hispanic Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise. The agreement goes into effect immediately. The companies said the transaction “formally aligns Combate Global’s talent and deep connection to the MMA community with Univision’s promotional and production capabilities, positioning the fight organization […]

UFC Agrees To Multiyear Deal With Fox

In what would represent a major push into the mainstream for the UFC, Fox has agreed to a deal that will see the network air as many as four MMA events per year, according to several sources. As part of the deal, most of the weekly programming that UFC has on Versus and Spike TV will move to FX starting in January.