Fox Sports Africa picks up UFC rights

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Fox Sports Africa has secured a deal to show coverage of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) across Sub-Saharan Africa.

The pay-TV broadcaster will show the main cards of all UFC events, as well as additional programming such as UFC Insider and UFC Countdown, until 2018.

The three-year deal, financial terms of which have not been released, begins with this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 76 event in Dublin.

Fox Sports Africa is part of the Fox International Channels (FIC) network, which already holds UFC rights in various territories across Asia and Europe.

Source: Sports Pro Magazine 19 October 2015