Live programming kicks off with Playboy Mansion extravaganza
SAN JOSE, Calif. —World championship mixed martial arts (MMA) federation, Strikeforce, has partnered with one of Canada’s top national sports television networks, The Score, to deliver live programming, beginning with the league’s star-studded affair at the world-famous Playboy Mansion.
The Score’s live telecast of “Strikeforce At The Mansion II” will begin at 10:30 pm ET on Saturday, September 20th. The Score will also carry weekly Strikeforce programming, which will premiere on Saturday, September 6th.
“We are excited about the opportunity to bring the Strikeforce MMA product to fans in Canada,” said Strikeforce Founder and CEO, Scott Coker. “The Score has a reputation for being an exceptional sports television platform and we are proud to join their family of programming.”
“The Score looks forward to bringing an awesome line up of Strikeforce MMA programming to viewers across the country and as we go from live broadcasting of our studio launch party on September 20th to “Strikeforce At The Mansion II,” we know we’ll be giving our fans a broadcast line-up they can’t resist,” said John Levy, Chairman and CEO, Score Media Inc.
Each episode in the weekly series will consist of Strikeforce bouts as well as fighter profiles and highlights.
In related news, Sherdog (www.sherdog.com), will provide a live stream of Strikeforce’s MMA extravaganza at the world-famous Playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills, CA. on Saturday, September 20. The stream, free of charge to viewers, will begin at 7:30 PM PST (10:30 PM EST) with two preliminary bouts and will include the main fight card in its entirety.