The UFC will debut on the ABC network at the first event of the 2021 schedule.
Official promotional broadcast partner ESPN announces UFC Fight Island 7It will be broadcast live on ABC on January 16th in Abu Dhabi. Check previous reports For the first time since December 2018, when a previous broadcast contract with FOX ran the course from MMA fighting for UFC’s return to network TV.
The New Deal with UFC’s ESPN, signed prior to FOX’s departure, provided promotional access to Disney’s media empire, which was one of the largest media deals of the time and first purchased shares in Sports Network in 1995. Did. Disney currently owns 80% of ESPN.
For non-sport programming, ABC Recently ranked first To the whole audience for the first time in 20 years. NBC and FOX, though sport-wide, regularly lead the evaluation through NFL broadcasts. Evaluation has dropped significantly..
UFC Fight Island 7 features featherweight battles between former champions Max Holloway And Calvin Kattar.. According to the release of ESPN, the event’s spare card will start at 12:00 EST, the stream will be live streamed on ESPN +, and the main card will start at 3:00 EST. It will air on both ESPN + and ABC.
The full UFC Fight Island 7 cards are:
– MMA Sports
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