Spike, UFC to Fight On

Umstead, R. Thomas
October 2007
Multichannel News;10/29/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 43, p14
The article reports that Spike TV and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has made a deal to retain its partnership to broadcast the fighting event in the U.S. The deal gives Spike TV and exclusive rights to UFC's popular fighting reality series through 2011. In addition, Spike has also acquired a limited amount of digital rights through the agreement. Moreover, the deal comes after the talks between Home Box Office (HBO) and UFC broke off after a long year of courtship.


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