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UFC confirmed for Eleven Sports UK and Ireland


After lengthy speculation, it's been confirmed that UFC has found a new home on sports streaming service Eleven Sports.

The new broadcast partnership for the UK and Ireland starts in January 2019. Eleven Sports has secured the rights to all 42 live UFC events in 2019, as well as over 150 hours of UFC original and archive programming in a multi-year agreement.

UFC Fight Nights will be shown live on the service, whilst it has been given the option to make some events available in partnership with other broadcast platforms.

Fight Nights that are shown live will also be available on demand in full after the event.

Danny Menken, Group Managing Director, Eleven Sports said:
“UFC has become a massive brand which has built a hugely dedicated and engaged following over 25 years, making it a perfect fit for our fan centric strategy. We are a big supporter of combat sports across our global markets and the fresh and innovative approach that we have taken with our properties has been very successful. We are looking forward to creating the same added value for the legions of MMA fans in the UK and Ireland.”

  • An Eleven Sports Monthly Pass is available for £5.99, whilst an Annual Pass can be secured for £59.99. The service can be accessed at www.elevensports.uk and via Android and iOS apps. Via Chromecast, Eleven Sports can be shown on traditional TVs, carriage via traditional pay TV operators isn't currently available.
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