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- First event to be broadcast live on Friday October 19th from Sarnia, OntarioTORONTO,
Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -
The Score Fighting Series (SFS) today announced a deal which sees US-based television network AXS TV become a broadcast partner for its live MMA events.
AXS TV, the largest independently owned and operated network, is the premier television destination with the best events in pop culture, biggest acts in music, and hottest breaking news and trends in entertainment. The network's AXS TV Fights is renowned for its Friday Night Mixed Martial Arts and Kickboxing LIVE events.
The Score Fighting Series is a live MMA promotion owned and run by Score Media, which also operates theScore Television Network, a national sports specialty service providing news, information, highlights and live events to more than 6.6 million homes across
The new deal will see SFS bouts broadcast as part of AXS TV Fights' programming, beginning
October 19th when the series comes to the RBC Centre in
Video: The Score Fighting Series announcement on "Inside MMA" with theScore's Mauro Ranallo and AXS TV's Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten.
Brendan Fyfe said: "AXS TV Fights is a major MMA torchbearer and we are extremely pleased to be working with them. This partnership is validation for all the hard work we have put into our matchmaking, events and production and will generate greater exposure for our fighters and sponsors. This is a great day for The Score Fighting Series and for Canadian MMA."
MMA has been a core sport for theScore for many years. Respected MMA commentator
Mauro Ranallo is theScore's lead fight correspondent, with MMA programming televised weekly by theScore across
Many notable fighters have participated in The Score Fighting Series since its first official event in
June 2011, including Canadian standouts
Josh Hill and
John Fraser and non-Canadian talent such as Marius Zaromskis,
Forrest Petz, Thierry Sokoudjou,
Brett Cooper and
The Score Fighting Series adds to AXS TV's already robust LIVE MMA fight broadcasts, which includes world-class events from Legacy Fighting Championship, Titan Fighting Championship, XFC, Maximum Fighting Championship, BAMMA and It's Showtime.