PFL to be exclusively broadcasted in Brazil by Globo in new rights deal

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The Professional Fighters League (PFL) will once again be broadcasted in Brazil on Globo platforms as the media rights company renewed its rights deal with the mixed martial arts promotion. 

PFL and Bellator fight cards will air live on Combate’s pay TV channel, website, app and social networks, as well as on Globo’s free-to-air platform, while featuring archival footage and original content as the PFL’s exclusive Brazilian broadcaster. 

PFL CEO, Peter Murray, commented: “The Professional Fighters League is thrilled to expand our partnership with Globo, the premium media company in Brazil, as the continued home of PFL. 

“Brazil’s rich history in combat sports reigns supreme in the PFL, with six fighters achieving PFL World Champion status, and we are excited to continue delivering Brazilian MMA fans with access to the best action and fighters across the sport.”

The league’s roster features some of Brazil’s best combat sports fighters, including eight fighters in the upcoming 2024 PFL Regular Season.

Six Brazilians have become PFL World Champions including two-time PFL World Champion, Larissa Pacheco, Light Heavyweight Antonio Carlos Jr., Heavyweight fighters Renan Ferreira and Bruno Cappelozza, and Lightweight fighters Raush Manfio and Natan Schulte.

Rafael Gruenbaum, Combate Channel Product Manager, added: “We are very happy with this new agreement. It represents not only the maintenance of a partnership that has brought great results for Combate but also the possibility of continuing to offer our subscribers, the Brazilian audience who loves fighting, two of the best MMA events currently.”

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