AXS TV renews rights deal with Legacy Fighting Championship

Editor | 18-11-2013

Seconds out, round two as mixed martial arts broadcaster AXS TV FIGHTS has signed a new multi-year broadcast TV rights agreement with Legacy Fighting Championship.

Under the terms of the deal, AXS TV Fightsówhich claims to present more live mixed martial arts and kickboxing events than any other US television networkówill broadcast 12 live Legacy events in 2014, double the number of that in the previous contract. Legacy Fighting Championship claims to be one of the largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotions in the world, featuring top-ranked fighters in the sport.

"Legacy Fighting Championship is excited to sign this new long-term deal with AXS TV and remain part of the network's Friday Night Fights series, one of the leading live mixed martial arts event programs in history," said Mick Maynard, president, Legacy Fighting Championship. "We look forward to working with the team at AXS TV to present a regular schedule of Legacy events throughout 2014 to the millions of MMA fans and AXS TV viewers nationwide."

"Legacy Fighting Championship has brought us some of the most exciting fights in MMA this year," added Andrew Simon, CEO of AXS TV Fights. "This new deal represents our commitment to bringing some of the best sports entertainment in the world to AXS TV."