Spain’s Ono to broadcast Fight Sports channel

Fight SportsSpanish pay TV operator Ono will air the Fight Sports channel after signing a multi-year carriage deal with the network’s parent company CSI Sports. 

Fight Sports has the rights to live HBO World Championship Boxing, World Championship Kickboxing, Mixed Martial Arts and multiple Martial Arts tournaments from around the world.

The channel launched in December 2012, is present across Europe and the Asia Pacific region and is broadening its European footprint with launches expected in Germany, the Nordics and Eastern Europe soon. CSI Sports also syndicates Fight Sports programming to regional sports networks in the US.

In total, Fight Sports now claims to be in two-dozen countries. The high-definition channel broadcasts 24 hours, seven days a week.

“Our on-going programming investments in the most high profile live events and original programming continues to benefit the subscribers of our existing and new carriage partners, like ONO in Spainm” said CSI Sports’ co-CEO, Richard Miele.

Ono added in a statement: “There is increasing interest in watching fight related sports in Spain and we are delighted to add Fight Sports to give our customers an even wider variety of sports viewing.”