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Eleven Sports secures UFC broadcasts in U.K. and Ireland, starts next year

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Octagon Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC has a new home in the U.K. and Ireland as Eleven Sports has secured the broadcasting rights for the promotion in the region starting in January 2019.

MMANytt.com first report reported the deal was struck in July. UFC announced the deal on Thursday.

According to a press release sent out by the UFC’s London office, 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.”

All of the UFC’s Fight Night events will be broadcast on Eleven Sports, but Eleven will reserve the right to be able to team up with other broadcast partners for some events.

Eleven Sports’ monthly pass is available for £5.99, whilst the annual pass can be secured for £59.99.