ONE Championship And SuperSport Sign Exclusive Sub-Saharan Africa Broadcast Partnership
ONE Championship™ (ONE), the world’s largest martial arts organization, and SuperSport, Africa’s premier sports broadcaster, today announced an exclusive partnership to broadcast “ONE Fight Night” events across Sub-Saharan Africa.
SuperSport has already started broadcasting ONE events on its platforms across 51 territories in the region, beginning with ONE Fight Night 8 on March 25. The next scheduled broadcast is ONE Fight Night 9 on April 22, which will feature South Africa’s top-ranked Bokang “Little Giant” Masunyane, who will take on Hiroba Minowa of Japan in the strawweight MMA division.
Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship, said: “SuperSport is one of the most long-standing and prestigious sports broadcasters in the world, and we’re extremely proud to be partnering with them to showcase the very best of combat sports to all its viewers and our fans across Sub-Saharan Africa. This partnership also marks another significant step in our mission to ignite the world and inspire people everywhere to live their dreams by making ONE’s content accessible to as many audiences as possible.”
Tex Teixeira, Interim Chief Executive of SuperSport, said: “ONE Championship is renowned for its high-quality action and outstanding matchups, which align with SuperSport’s values of always offering excellent content. ONE Fight Night events are sure to resonate with our viewers across the continent.”
Over the past year, ONE has announced significant partnerships with several leading broadcasters in key markets across the world spanning free-to-air and digital platforms. These include broadcast partnerships with Prime Video in the United States and Canada, beIN MEDIA GROUP across 24 territories in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as Globo’s Combate in Brazil and the Seven Network in Australia.
The partnership between ONE and SuperSport was brokered by TCB Sport Media.