FIGHT SPORTS LAUNCHES IN CARIBBEAN, SIGNS LONG-TERM AGREEMENT WITH DIGICEL
CSI Sports today has announced that they have signed a multi-year carriage agreement for their 24/7 FIGHT SPORTS network to be carried on the Digicel Play platform throughout the Caribbean.
The channel recently launched in several countries in the region, including Jamaica.
The FIGHT SPORTS network is driven by compelling Live Events, relevant World Championship Bouts, plus tournaments in all disciplines, Lifestyle, Reality, Documentary and other Original Programming.
“After years of syndicating our content in the region, we now look forward to establishing a comprehensive destination for our current and future FIGHT SPORTS fans!” said Co-CEO Craig Miele. “We are encouraged to see the growing interest in our business around the world. From Europe to Asia and now throughout the Caribbean, our distribution continues to grow at an amazing pace with even more announcements to come,” said Co-CEO Richard Miele.
Particular highlights include LIVE World Title Championship Boxing, LIVE MMA (Mixed Martial Arts), LIVE World Championship Kickboxing, and LIVE Martial Arts, as well as exclusive original series such as MMA:30 and Wide World Fights, and a top shelf selection of Mega Fights™ featuring the sport’s greatest competitors of past and present including Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, Lennox Lewis, Oscar De La Hoya, Mike Tyson, and Canelo Alvarez.
John Suranyi, CEO of Digicel Play Caribbean and Central America, commented; “We are single-minded in our determination to bring the best of the best to our customers. When it comes to TV content, Digicel Play is second to none. FIGHT SPORTS adds another exciting dimension to our already compelling sports line-up and we know our customers are going to get a real kick out of it.”