Feb. 4, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- World Series of Fighting (WSOF) and NBC Sports Network have entered into a three-year partnership to deliver live, world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight programming, beginning with the promotion's second event, "WSOF 2," live
Saturday, March 23
10 p.m. ET
at Revel Resorts & Casino in
Atlantic City, New Jersey
)The agreement calls for a minimum of six live events annually on the national television platform that reaches over 80 million homes.
Additionally, later this year, NBCSports.com will live stream World Series of Fighting events via TV Everywhere.
"We are thrilled to call NBC Sports Network the home of World Series of Fighting," said World Series of Fighting President and six-time world kickboxing champion,
. "This partnership will allow us to build the World Series of Fighting brand of world-class MMA competition before a dedicated national audience of passionate sports fans and place our athletes on the big stage that they deserve."
The inaugural World Series of Fighting 1 aired live on NBC Sports Network on
Nov. 3, 2012
ABOUT WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING
Las Vegas, Nev.
, the fight capital of the world, World Series of Fighting ("WSOF") is a professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight promotion dedicated to delivering an incredible, action-packed entertainment experience for fight fans by producing the best possible matchups between elite fighters from around the globe. For more information please visit
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ABOUT NBC SPORTS NETWORK
NBC Sports Network, part of the NBC Sports Group, is dedicated to serving passionate sports fans. Now in more than 80 million homes, the network is the cable television home of the Summer and Winter Olympics, National Hockey League (NHL), Major League Soccer (MLS), IZOD IndyCar Series, Tour de France and the 34th America's Cup, and beginning in 2013 the Premier League and Formula One. In addition, NBC Sports Network features college football, college basketball, college hockey, outdoor programming, horse racing surrounding the Triple Crown and Breeders' Cup ,
boxing, Ironman, the Dew Action Sports Tour and
Sevens Rugby. The network is also home to original programs such as
NFL Turning Point,
NBC Sports Talk
Pro Football Talk
The Dan Patrick Show
. NBC Sports Network is distributed via cable systems and satellite operators throughout
the United States
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SOURCE World Series of Fighting