European promotion,Warrior Fight Series (WFS) today announced its new distribution deal with Fight Network in North America and globally in over 30 countries across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Starting with immediate effect, Fight Network will distribute WFS’ future events and existing archive footage across all platforms, including TV and digital.
WFS have taken sizeable steps to becoming a well-established brand on the British and European MMA circuit hosting some of the most exciting match-ups of 2015. With their foray into a new home venue, the world famous York Hall, they upped their production levels and calibre of fights, hosting some high level fighters such as Jake Bostwick, Patrick Vallee, Bellator MMA fighter Jack Hermansson and former UFC Star Karlos Vemola all gracing the WFS cage.
Harry Shoebridge, Promoter of Warrior Fight Series said: “This truly is a monumental deal for us at Warrior Fight Series. Slowly we are breaking on to the world stage and with a broadcasting partner such as Fight Network, we can only go from strength to strength. I look forward to working with Fight Network and hopefully the global MMA fans will see just how high level the shows are in the U.K.”
Ariel Shnerer, Director of Programming & Communications at Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp., the parent company of Fight Network, added: “Warrior Fight Series has rapidly evolved into one of the top organizations in Europe, showcasing world-class international talent and homegrown prospects. We look forward to building our relationship with WFS and exposing our global audience to some of the best mixed martial arts action the region has to offer.”
With the archive of footage now spanning four events, WFS have aplenty of bouts to showcase to viewers. With their next event set to take place on February 13th, this Saturday, in London – the catalogue is ever-increasing high level British and European competitors.Check out our latest podcast episode featuring a conversation w/James Lynch.