Fight Network Acquires Live Broadcast Rights for CWFC Events
Toronto - Fight Network announced today that it has acquired the English-language broadcast rights for CAGE WARRIORS FC to air up to 8 events live in 2011, including the sold out Easter Sunday show at the HMV Forum in London on April 24th.
CAGE WARRIORS is one of the UK’s leading mixed martial arts promotions featuring with a rich archive of 40 events with world class fighters including Matt Veach, Roxanne Modafferi, Rosi Sexton and more.
“We are thrilled to be able to offer Cage Warriors events to our viewers and it helps reiterate our commitment to bringing more live events to the Canadian market,” said Chad Midgley, VP of Programming & Production of Fight Network. “If you look at the history of Cage Warriors and the calibre of fights they have presented, our viewers will be delighted with the promotion.”
Whilst Cage Warriors Director Graham Boylan stated “We have a long standing history of producing top level fighters that always go on to become worldwide household names in the MMA scene. Cage Warriors Fighting Championship now available in Canada with our partners the Fight Network shows commitment from both parties to bring the exposure the sport and fighters deserve.”
“Cage Warriors was the breeding ground for fighters such as Dan Hardy, Andre Winner, Michael Bisping, Ross Pearson, Pascal Krauss and Dennis Siver who are all now signed to the UFC. We have plenty of new talent coming through now too, so watch this space.”
About Fight Network
Fight Network is Canada’s only TV channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, including fights, fighters, fight news and fight lifestyle. The channel is carried nationally on all major cable, satellite and telco systems in Canada. Fight Network is available on multiple platforms including TV, web, mobile and radio. Fight Network also operates MMA Expo, Canada’s premier fan experience dedicated to mixed martial arts. www.thefightnetwork.com
About Cage Warriors
The Cage Warriors Fighting Championship (CWFC) is one of the UK’s leading professional mixed martial arts events and was established in the summer of 2002. As well as running MMA events the CWFC also has its own website and forum at http://www.cagewarriors.com
Further details on the April 24th event which will take place at the Grade II listed HMV Forum in Kentish Town, North London, will follow soon. But already the promotion promises a card that will see several top UK fighters in action alongside their European counterparts, as the Cage Warriors Fighting Championship returns to London for the third time inside seven months in front of another sold out crowd.
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