A candid Dana White is the debut guest on HDNet’s new original MMA series “Fighting Words with Mike Straka”

“There was a time when I thought it was over,” White tells Straka in the program’s debut episode – Friday, March 26 at 8:30 p.m. ET DALLAS (March 24, 2010) This Friday, March 26, HDNet will debut its latest original series, “Fighting Words with Mike Straka,” and UFC President Dana White is set to be … Read more

HDNet renews broadcast agreement with Maximum Fighting

Guy Mezger, Mark Pavelich, and Mark Cuban
Guy Mezger, Mark Pavelich, and Mark Cuban

HDNet will continue to showcase the premiere MMA promotion in Canada to millions of fans in North America,” announced Andrew Simon, the CEO of HDNet Fights. HDNet and Maximum Fighting Championship have extended their agreement to continue broadcasting MFC events exclusively on HDNet into 2010.

HDNet is the “Home of MMA” and having the MFC on its roster enables the broadcaster “to continue to provide more MMA content than any network in the world,” claimed Andrew Simon. The MFC/HDNet partnership began in early 2008 and has proven to be mutually beneficial to both companies. “HDNet works closely with MFC to put on events that local fans will want to buy tickets to and HDNet customers will not want to miss,” the HDNet Fights’ CEO continued.

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“XFC 8: Regional Conflict” airs live from Knoxville on HDNet this Saturday, April 25

PRO MMA (promma.info) will be making the trek to Knoxville, Tennessee this weekend in our continuing effort to bring you, our readers, the highest quality MMA coverage possible.

Two months ago, on February 20th, the Xtreme Fighting Championships made MMA history when they came to Knoxville and put on the first ever legally sanctioned professional MMA card in Tennessee history.

On Saturday, April 25th, Xtreme Fighting Championships will make history again as they return to the Volunteer State to hold “XFC 8: Regional Conflict.” It will be the first ever MMA event in Tennessee to be broadcast on HDNet. The action takes place at the Thompson-Boling Arena beginning at 7:00pm ET and the live HDNet broadcast starts at 9:00pm ET.

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Multi-year deal makes HDNet the exclusive home of DREAM & K-1 in North America for 2009 and beyond

If HDNet wasn’t already bringing it’s viewers enough mixed martial arts action, 2009 will be even better as a new deal has been worked out that will bring DREAM and K-1 to the high-definition cable channel.

DREAM:
DALLAS (November 21, 2008) – HDNet Fights announced that it has extended its existing partnership with FEG USA, Inc. to present the DREAM Mixed Martial Arts events in 2009 and beyond. This announcement makes HDNet the exclusive North American television destination for the DREAM MMA events.

“We’re very happy to expand and continue this successful partnership with FEG USA, Inc.,” said Andrew Simon, CEO of HDNet Fights. “DREAM is known for having the best MMA tournaments and superfights in the world and clearly has the greatest production and fighter entrances in the sport. This partnership solidifies our commitment to being THE Home of MMA.”

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