British network Primetime (channel 480 on Sky) is making a play to become the broadcast home of U.K. MMA. Primetime announced on Monday that the network will air all Strikeforce Challengers events in 2011 for free in the U.K.
Primetime’s Challengers broadcasts begin with Strikeforce Challengers 15, which features a main event pitting Justin Wilcox against Rodrigo Damm in the main event. Strikeforce Challengers 15 airs for free at 7 p.m. on April 2 on channel 480 on Sky.
Primetime has also secured the rights to air the Strikeforce World Grand Prix Heavyweight Tournament on pay-per-view on Sky and Virgin TV.
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