MENU
#Justin Buchholz #Duane Ludwig #Ramsey Nijem #Julian Lane #Conor McGregor #UFC 211 #Nate Diaz #Dhiego Lima #Hayder Hassan #Jon Jones #Rory MacDonald #Bellator 179 #UFC 202 #Cody Garbrandt #Joanna Jedrzejczyk



The Las Vegas-based Resurrection Fighting Alliance on Thursday announced that the promotion has signed a television distribution deal with AXS TV for 2013.

RFA President Ed Soares -- who also manages several high-level UFC talents -- brought word of the agreement in a press release. The exact number of fights to air on AXS TV this year was not revealed, though the release stated that RFA could hold up to 10 shows in 2013.

“I am honored and excited to be in business with AXS TV and to have this national television deal in place for 2013,” said Soares. “I’m already so far ahead of where I wanted to be at this time -- we have plans to do up to 10 fights this year -- and with this major TV deal in place, I think we have established that RFA offers aspiring athletes tough competition in fights that reach a national audience.”

Soares also announced two new additions to the RFA team, as Sven Bean and Jen Wenk will serve as chief operating officer and head of public relations, respectively.

RFA held its first event of 2013 on January 18 and will return on March 22, when RFA 7 takes place at the 1stBank Center in Denver. No bouts have been announced for that show as of yet, though it will be held in conjunction with the Colorado-based Ring of Fire promotion, according to the release. The evening’s main draw airs live on AXS TV beginning at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Dana White Inks Conor McGregor for Floyd Mayweather Bout | MMAWeekly.com

  • 8 days ago
  • 40 views

Dana White on Wednesday announced that he had finished a deal with Conor McGregor to fight Floyd Mayweather. Now he's got to get Mayweather locked down. read news >>

Despite Dana White's comments, Michael Bisping still 'expecting to fight' Georges St-Pierre

  • 7 days ago
  • 21 views

When Dana White announced he was nixing plans for a Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre middleweight title fight, he apparently did not keep either side of the fight in the loop when making the dec read news >>

Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Leonardo Santos pulled from UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro

  • 7 days ago
  • 6 views

The UFC announced tonight that the scheduled lightweight fight between Olivier Aubin-Mercier and Leonardo Santos at UFC 212 has been canceled.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Zak Ottow replaces Warlley Alves to take on Kiichi Kunimoto at UFC Fight Night 110

  • 7 days ago
  • 3 views

The UFC announced tonight that Warlley Alves won’t compete at UFC Fight Night 100 because of an undisclosed injury. He’s been replaced by Zak Ottow, who will face Kiichi Kunimoto in a welterweight bo read news >>

UFC Fight Night Mexico City Draws Flyweight Headliner | MMAWeekly.com

  • 4 days ago
  • 8 views

The recently announced UFC Fight Night event slated for Aug. 5 in Mexico City now has a headlining bout. read news >>

UFC Names Official Hospital | MMAWeekly.com

  • 3 days ago
  • 1 views

UFC on Monday announced that Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) will serve as the global brand’s first-ever official hospital. read news >>

UFC GYM increases footprint in the United Arab Emirates with second Dubai location

  • 2 days ago
  • 0 views

UFC GYM® announced the continued expansion of its global footprint into the Middle East with the opening of franchises second location in the Jumeirah Beach Residence community of Dubai. read news >>

Ex-UFC fighters Kyoji Horiguchi, Anthony Birchak to compete in Rizin FF grand prix

  • a day ago
  • 4 views

Rizin FF officials announced today that Rizzin FF 6 will serve as the event to kick off the Japanese promotion’s bantamweight grand prix, in addition to four other fights on the card.Filed under: New read news >>

Ricardo Lamas Draws the Korean Zombie as Several UFC 214 Bouts Announced | MMAWeekly.com

  • a day ago
  • 10 views

Ricardo Lamas has drawn Chan Sung Jung, aka The Korean Zombie, in a pivotal featherweight addition to the UFC 214 fight card. read news >>

Could Twitter Become a UFC Live Fight Destination? | MMAWeekly.com

  • 28 days ago
  • 2 views

With Twitter's announced move to 24/7 live video, could the popular social media platform become a destination for live UFC fights? read news >>