UFC Fight Pass will present an even larger offering of combat sports in 2021 with the addition of six new promotions to its streaming lineup.
The promotion’s digital platform announced Tuesday that Battlefield Fight League, Unified MMA, The Golden Cage, Tuff-N-Uff, Fight Club Rush, and Lion Fight will stream exclusively on UFC Fight Pass next year. Additionally, UFC Pass extended distribution deals with 14 existing live partners, which brings its total to more than 30 overall.
According to a release, UFC Fight Pass expects to stream more than 200 events in 2021 from a vareity of combat disciplines, including mixed martial arts, boxing, kickboxing, muay Thai, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and more. That number could increase as additional events or partners are added. Fight events will be streamed from six continents and countries such as the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico and Japan, to name a few.
“UFC Fight Pass is the definitive destination for combat sports fans,” said UFC Fight Pass general manager and vice president Crowley Sullivan. “Subscribers have exclusive access to live combat sports promotions from all over the world, countless hours of original programming, iconic martial arts films, the world’s largest fight library, and every bout in UFC history. UFC FIGHT PASS has seen tremendous growth over the past year and we look forward to continuing this trend in 2021.”
A brief look at the new organizations joining UFC Fight Pass in 2021 (descriptions via press release):
Battlefield Fight League
Founded in 2010, Battlefield Fight League is the premier Canadian mixed martial arts developmental organization. Battlefield has launched the careers of many Canadian athletes that have competied in UFC, including current bantamweight Cole Smith.
Unified MMA is a Canadian-based mixed martial arts promotion and home to some of Canada’s most exciting athletes, including current UFC heavyweight Tanner Boser.
The Golden Cage
The Golden Cage is the largest mixed martial arts promotion in Italy, Switzerland, and Malta, and features some of the most exciting athletes in Europe.
Tuff-N-Uff was formed in 1994 for the purpose of promoting combat sports. Over the years, Tuff-N-Uff has developed relationships with some of the biggest names in the martial arts world.
Fight Club Rush (FCR)
FCR is the fastest growing mixed martial arts organization in Scandinavia and features top talent in both amateur and professional mixed martial arts.
Lion Fight is recognized as a worldwide leader in muay Thai events. Now in its 10th year of operation, Lion Fight has showcased elite-level fighters in 62 events staged across seven countries.