Press Release courtesy of UFC

Zuffa, LLC, owner
of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, on Wednesday
announced it has launched into the video on demand (VOD)
spectrum of entertainment with Verizon FiOS TV.


“As UFC continues
to thrive in sports, we constantly look for new ways to deliver the UFC
experience to our loyal fans around the world,” said Dana White, UFC
President.  “The VOD program will provide more information on the UFC,
training techniques, and some of the greatest fights in history available 24/7
through UFC On Demand.”

“Verizon’s FiOS TV
customers are getting the ultimate entertainment experience with our
industry-leading video-on-demand library,” said Terry Denson, vice president

– FiOS TV content and programming.  “And now our FiOS TV customers
have access to all of the best ultimate fighting action from UFC, available at
any time.”


UFC On Demand is a
unique and innovative VOD program designed to educate new and casual fans about
the sport, while giving hardcore fans access to more UFC content. The service
consists of a triple-tiered offering of three distinct services, with UFC Free
Zone, UFC Fight Zone, and UFC Event Zone:


UFC Free Zone is an
on-demand free service offering informative and entertaining short features on
mixed martial arts rules, fighting disciplines, styles and techniques. The
highly popular Countdown UFC shows and UFC event previews are also available
via UFC Free Zone.


UFC Fight Zone
offers single UFC library fights in their entirety, at $2.99 per fight with a
24-hour viewing period. UFC Fight Zone features fighters who will be competing
in an upcoming UFC pay-per-view event, offering fans the opportunity to see
these champions and challengers in some of their most legendary fights and prior


UFC Event Zone
offers full UFC events and specials, starting at $4.99 per title for a 24-hour
viewing period. Offerings include recent UFC pay-per-view events that feature
fighters who will be competing in an upcoming UFC event, as well as the original
and rarely seen “UFC Classics” from 1993-1998, along with UFC’s hottest selling
full-length DVDs, UFC compilation specials and video-on-demand replays of
current pay-per-view events.


For scheduling and
programming information, UFC fans can visit ufcondemand.com. Verizon’s FiOS TV
will have access to
all three UFC On Demand folders, available in the VOD library under “All Movies
and Events.”  Customers can simply press the “On Demand” button on the
remote control to access the on-demand content.


FiOS TV is
currently available to more than 8.2 million homes in 14 states: California,
Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York,
Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Oregon, Texas, Virginia and Washington.