WEC announces television agreement with Globosat in Brazil – broadcasts begin Nov. 18 with ‘Brown vs. Aldo’

The globalization of Zuffa continues as World Extreme Cagefighting today announced a multi-year television agreement with Brazil’s Pay-TV market leader, the Globosat network. Beginning with a live broadcast of Wednesday’s WEC: Brown vs. Aldo, Globosat will now carry all WEC events on its Combate Brasil martial arts channel.

Combat Brasil is one of Globosat’s 26 channels, and in addition to WEC programming, the channel already airs such Zuffa content as UFC Fight NIght, UFC Unleashed, UFC All Access, and UFC Countdown.

WEC Vice President Peter Dropick commented on the new partnership between the WEC and Globosat,

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WEC announces television agreement with Setanta Sports in Australia

Las Vegas, NV (USA) – World Extreme Cagefighting announced today a television agreement with Setanta Sports in Australia. Beginning with the Oct. 10 card featuring an interim title fight between Donald Cerrone and Ben Henderson, Setanta Sports will now carry all WEC events live. The agreement gives over 80,000 viewers in Australia access to the best light weight fighters in the world.

“We are pleased to announce this partnership with Setanta Sports and excited to expand our offerings to fans in Australia,” WEC Vice President Peter Dropick said. “As we continue to grow our brand globally, we think Setanta Sports will play an important role in our international development.”

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