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Report: WEC to sign long-term extension with Versus

The WEC is close to signing a multiyear rights extension with Versus, reports SportsBusiness Journal.

According to the report, the deal should be finalized in the next few weeks. WEC events took place approximiately every two months on Versus. The extension will call for more events.

Versus will acquire broadband rights for preliminary bouts to air on Versus.com. However, the bouts will not be live. The UFC currently does not stream its prelims live either, only as paid "on demand" viewing after the event is over.