Anthem Sports & Entertainment’s Fight Network combat sports streaming channel has signed an expanded distribution agreement with SAWA Rights Management for the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region.
Anthem, which recently acquired AXS TV and HDNet Movies from Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, will now deliver Impact Wrestling, KSW and Fight Nights Global, Combate Americas and World Lethwei Championship across the MENA market. Fight Network previously had distribution on DU, an over-the-top video platform in Dubai UAE.
“Combat sports have enjoyed a significant increase in popularity with viewers around the world, cementing the medium as a true global phenomenon,” Ariel Shnerer, GM of Fight Network, said in a statement.
Fight Network features more than 300 hours of live fights from promoters across the globe. The channel also offers original programming, documentary features and unscripted series. Fight shows include “Retrospective,” “Diary