Astro ARENA Secures Exclusive TV Broadcast Rights to Air ONE FC in Malaysia

Singapore: Malaysia’s first local sports channel Astro ARENA has bought the exclusive rights to air content from Asia’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC). Astro ARENA reaches out to millions of viewers across Malaysia and has become the preferred channel by Malaysians for sports content. Viewers in Malaysia will now be able to enjoy ONE FC events as Asia’s best professional MMA fighters compete in different countries all over Asia.

Henry Tan, Astro COO said, “Astro offers Malaysians the best of international and local live sports from football to F1, tennis, golf and badminton through its 11 sports channels. Through Astro ARENA, Malaysia’s number one local sports channel, we will bring ONE Fighting Championship™ to martial arts fans in Malaysia by showcasing the best of the region’s professional fight athletes competing in the most prestigious series of MMA events.”

Victor Cui, CEO/Owner of ONE Fighting Championship™ said, “Malaysia’s sports fan base has always been enthusiastic about new and exciting events. From the World Cup to Formula 1, the discerning sports fans in this country have been very supportive of only the best. We are very happy to bring the largest MMA event in Asia with world class content to Malaysians with Astro.”

To accommodate Astro ARENA’s broadcast schedule, ONE Fighting Championship™ will now hold its first Malaysia event on May 26th, 2012. The fight card will be released in the near future.

ONE FC has also confirmed events for September 1st in the Philippines as well as October 6th in Singapore. Between the Malaysia event on 26 May and the Philippines event on September 1st, additional events have been planned and will be announced as venues are confirmed. For further information and regular updates, please log on to www.ONEFC.com.

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