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“SKYcable are excited to partner with the leading international provider and add the FIGHT SPORTS network and content to our cable TV platform.” – James Dumlao, Programming & Packaging Head at SKYcable.

CSI Sports’ 24/7 live sports channel, FIGHT SPORTS, dedicated to cover the best across the fight industry, has landed another punch in the Philippines by extending its distribution with a carriage agreement with multi-channel, multi-media company SKYcable.

The programming line-up includes live world title boxing events (WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO), championship kickboxing, K-1, MMA, martial arts and exclusive reality, documentary and original programming series. It also features some of history’s most exciting championship boxing events from WCCB and classic fights with legendary boxers such as Manny Pacquiao, Mike Tyson, Lennox Lewis, Oscar De La Hoya and George Foreman.

Since launching the FIGHT SPORTS channel in December 2012, CSI Sports has inked a wide range of carriage agreements for the network with operators across Asia-Pacific, the European region and the Caribbean which have taken the network into almost 40 countries.

“We are pleased to be expanding the FIGHT SPORTS reach with wide distribution on the leading cable TV platform of SKYcable in the Philippines. Our channel performance in Asia and Europe has continued to secure increased distribution while we continue to invest significantly in live and original programming.” – CSI Sports co-CEOs Richard and Craig Miele

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FIGHT SPORTS’ New York-based parent company CSI Sports has agreed to a deal to acquire rights to the Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz WBC Heavyweight World Championship Live event, taking place March 3rd at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The deal covers rights in over 50 countries, including in Japan, Spain, Germany, Belgium, India, Singapore, and throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.

Wilder, 39-0 with 38 knockouts, looks to defend his title for the 7th time since claiming the belt in a unanimous decision victory over Bermane Stiverne in January of 2015 – the only fight to go the distance in Wilder’s spectacular career thus far.  He faces fellow undefeated heavyweight Luis Ortiz, who has 28 wins and 24 knockouts against 0 defeats.

FIGHT SPORTS will broadcast this event Live as part of a doubleheader on March 3rd, airing alongside HBO’s Championship Boxing featuring Sergey Kovalev defending his WBO Light Heavyweight World Championship against Igor Mikhalkin from the Madison Square Garden Theatre in New York City.

For more information, visit www.fightsports.tv