The UFC, the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) organization, and Chilean pay TV network, Canal del Deporte Olímpico (CDO); signed a deal through which CDO will air the third season of the reality show The Ultimate Fighter Latin America on Fridays at 10:00pm, the weekly show UFC Ahora on Saturdays at 11:30pm, and four live UFC events.
The deal sees CDO acquiring the rights to air 26, one-hour episodes with the best moments and most important fights of the 23 years of UFC history on Saturdays. In addition, Chilean viewers will get the chance to see the third season of The Ultimate Fighter Latin America on Fridays, the longest-running reality show of its kind, which will feature two Chilean wrestlers: Santiago Cárdenas and Juan Villaseca.
Jaime Pollack, SVP and GM of Global Content for Latin America at UFC, said: "UFC continues to invest in Latin America. We are excited to be adding more Chileans to our sport and having these two Chilean athletes this season of The Ultimate Fighter Latin America. We trust that this deal with CDO will make MMA grow in the region."