Anthem Sports & Entertainment’s Fight Network combat sports streaming channel has inked a distribution agreement with SAWA Rights Management for the MENA region. Combat sports fans across the MENA region will now be able to enjoy an array of content ranging from IMPACT Wrestling, KSW and Fight Nights Global, to Combate Americas and World Lethwei Championship, among many others.
The announcement marks a continuation of SRM’s successful collaboration with Fight Network, having previously secured a distribution deal to air the popular channel on DU, one of the leading platforms in Dubai UAE; JAWWY TV, the leading OTT platform operated by Saudi Telecom; and TOOLi, a brand-new satellite DTH and OTT platform launching across the MENA territory.
The GM of Fight Network, Ariel Shnerer, said, “Combat sports have enjoyed a significant increase in popularity with viewers around the world, cementing the medium as a true global phenomenon.”
On the other hand, the CEO of SRM, Ali Ajouz, stated, “We are excited to finally bring Fight Network back to the MENA region. The return of the channel will undoubtedly satisfy the most demanding fans of Combat Sports.”
Fight Network offers more than 300 hours of live fights from promoters around the world. The channel also provides original programming, documentary features and unscripted series.