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- UFC INKS DEAL TO AIR LIVE EVENTS IN CHINA

Posted on by MMAWeekly.com Staff

Press Release courtesy of UFC
Hundreds of millions of sports fans in China will now have the opportunity to see UFC superstars like Randy Couture, Georges St-Pierre and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira fight in the UFC Octagon.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday announced it inked a deal with one of the country’s largest web portals, Sohu.com, to present UFC pay-per-view events online. Named the official web partner of the UFC in China, Sohu.com will live broadcast UFC events starting with UFC 109: RELENTLESS in February.

“China is one of the gateways to building UFC into the biggest sport in the world,” said Dana White, UFC President. “China is the cradle of martial arts, many of the styles that you see in the UFC were born in this country. With Sohu.com as our web partner, we look forward to presenting world class fights and to bringing the great tradition of martial arts back to its homeland in China.”

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