Abu Dhabi Media, the UAE’s leading public service broadcaster, and STARZPLAY, the region’s fastest-growing subscription video-on-demand service, today announced a strategic partnership to live-stream UFC events across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
The launch comes ahead of UFC Fight Island’s return to Abu Dhabi from January 16th, and the eagerly anticipated bout between UFC superstar Conor McGregor and former interim UFC lightweight champion Dustin Poirier on January 24.
As part of the partnership, STARZPLAY subscribers will have access to all UFC Live events as well as an extensive VOD content library of previous fights, shows, interviews, and special content such as Dana White’s Contender Series.
UFC fans can clear off their calendars for the upcoming week as this partnership will give subscribers the chance to enjoy a slate of highly anticipated fight island events. The first UFC events to be live-streamed on STARZPLAY include UFC FIGHT NIGHT: HOLLOWAY vs. KATTAR on January 16 and UFC FIGHT NIGHT: CHIESA vs. MAGNY on January 20. Additionally, fans can also look forward to UFC 257 match on January 24 which sees Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor going head to head on Fight Island, Abu Dhabi.
All these fights will be live-streamed on STARZPLAY, the UFC Arabia application, as well as Abu Dhabi Fight Channel, the first Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighting channel in the region.
UFC Arabia is now available on STARZPLAY for just AED/SAR 18.99, in addition to existing subscription packages. Download STARZPLAY via respective iOS and Android app stores.