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Monday, Mar 19, 2012

ONE FC Announces New Broadcast Deal, Confirms Events in Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore

Eduard Folayang (LEFT) and One FC's CEO Victor Cui

By FCF Staff

Growing promotion ONE Fighting Championship has announced that it has signed a new broadcasting deal in Malaysia, in addition to confirming three of the company’s upcoming cards.

Today, ONE FC revealed that it has signed an agreement with Astro Arena, which will give the sports channel exclusive broadcasting rights for the promotion’s cards in Malaysia. ONE FC CEO and owner Victor Chui was quoted saying about the new deal:

“Malaysia’s sports fan base has always been enthusiastic about new and exciting events. From the World Cup to Formula 1, the discerning sports fans in this country have been very supportive of only the best. We are very happy to bring the largest MMA event in Asia with world class content to Malaysians with Astro.”

As a result of the new agreement, ONE FC has confirmed that it will promote its first event in Malaysia on May 26th. Details regarding the fight card will be released at a future date.

In addition, two more dates were confirmed for ONE FC’s 2012 schedule, as the organization will head to  the Philippines for a September 1st event, and then to Singapore for an October 6th card.

Today’s news is the latest in a series of agreements that ONE FC has signed with various promotions, gyms and media outlets throughout Asia, including a 10 year media partnership with ESPN Star Sports.



posted by FCF Staff @ 4:03 pm
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