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ONE Championship Partners With DirecTV To Bring MMA Events To U.S. Bars And Restaurants



ONE Championship, the world’s largest martial arts organization, has announced a groundbreaking partnership with DirecTV, the leading provider of satellite television in the U.S. The partnership will enable ONE Championship to broadcast its events to millions of viewers across the nation via DirecTV For Business.


DirecTV For Business is a service that delivers premium sports and entertainment content to bars and restaurants nationwide. Through this service, ONE Championship will be able to reach a wider audience and showcase its exciting and action-packed cards to more fans.


“Mixed martial arts continues to grow in popularity across the country, so we’re excited to deliver ONE Championship events to bars and restaurants nationwide,” said Mike Wittrock, DirecTV’s Chief Sales and Service Officer. “Our ability to deliver ONE Championship to customers across the country on their existing equipment further validates our leadership in sports and entertainment by offering customers premium content.”

ONE Championship has been expanding its presence in the North American market, with monthly shows available on Amazon’s Prime Video. Now, with the partnership with DirecTV, ONE Championship will also have its events featured on television screens of countless bars and restaurants across the U.S.


“ONE Championship has one of the most passionate fan bases in the world, and we always strive to make our programming as convenient and accessible as possible,” Tai Morshed, ONE Senior Vice President for U.S. Strategy and Operations, said. “This partnership with DirecTV allows us to work with another best-in-class partner while expanding ONE’s presence in the U.S. by making our events available in the commercial marketplace.”


The first event to be broadcasted on DirecTV For Business will be ONE Fight Night 14: Stamp vs. Ham, which will take place on Friday, September 29. The event will feature a stacked lineup of bouts, headlined by a clash between Stamp Fairtex and Ham Seo Hee for the ONE Interim Atomweight MMA World Title. In the co-main event, Allycia Hellen Rodrigues will challenge Smilla Sundell for her ONE Women’s Strawweight Muay Thai World Title.


ONE Championship fans can look forward to watching these thrilling matches and more on DirecTV For Business, as well as on Amazon’s Prime Video. With this partnership, ONE Championship aims to revolutionize the world of combat sports broadcasting and bring its unique brand of martial arts entertainment to more viewers in the U.S.


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