Available to Tricolor DTH customers in the Eutelsat 36B coverage are, it costs R299 (€4.35) a month to receive.
Commenting on the development, Tricolor content director said: “We continue to develop thematic television watching in Russia, especially content related to sports that are not widely represented on federal channels. Subscribers of our new UFC package will have the opportunity at any time to watch the most vivid fights with the participation of legendary athletes on one TV channel”.
UFC Russia VP Andrey Gromkovsky added: “The launch of UFC TV on the Tricolor platform is a new step in expanding the UFC brand and promoting mixed martial arts (MMA) in Russia. Now the fans will be able to support our fighters even in the most remote regions. It is especially important that Tricolor begins cooperation with UFC TV in early 2020, when the biggest UFC fights are expected – the battle of Conor McGregor against Donald Cerrone this coming weekend and the fight of Khabib Nurmagomedov against Tony Ferguson in April 2020”.
Konstantin Vladimirov, commercial director of Media Telekom, said: “UFC TV began broadcasting in April 2019 and has already managed to gather its loyal audience, becoming one of the best sports channels in the current OTT and IPTV services. We are glad that now subscribing to it is available to a wide audience of Tricolor as part of the DTH service”.
UFC covers more than 40 tournaments each year and they will be offered in HD to Tricolor viewers.