United Fight Alliance (UFA), a Sports, Media and Entertainment Company comprised of fight promotions across the country and abroad, has signed a distribution agreement with NBC Sports Boston to expand its existing distribution on NBC Sports Chicago, Washington, Philadelphia, California and Northwest. Beginning in November, Combat Sports fans can now watch UFA’s one-hour programming, which features intense fights from the best names and up-and-coming fighters in MMA, Boxing, Muay Thai, Lethwei, Kickboxing and more, throughout the New England area.
UFA’s CEO Jay Adams stated, “I grew up in Boston, so this is a bit of a homecoming and a real treat for me. I got my start in sports broadcasting at WBZ-TV and was very lucky to work under the tutelage of elite anchors, reporters and producers including Al Miller, Mike Dowling, Bob Neumeier and the New England Sports Grand Pooh-Bah himself, Bob Lobel. With the Pats, Bruins, Celtics and Sox, New England Sports Fans are used to the best and that’s just what we plan on bringing them!“
United Fight Alliance’s debut program on NBCS Boston airs this Saturday, November 2nd at 11pm ET. UFA will typically air Saturdays at 10pm or 11pm ET subject to the live event schedule. UFA averages over 130 hours of airing time a month throughout the US and with the addition of NBC Sports Boston UFA will now reach over 79 million households domestically.
NBC Sports Boston reaches more than 4 million households in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Programming includes the Boston Celtics, New England Revolution, Arbella Early Edition, Boston Sports Tonight, Celtics Post Up, Talkin’ Baseball, Monday Night Patriots, Quick Slants, New England Tailgate, Football Day in New England including pre and post-game programs surrounding all Patriots games, CAA football, basketball and more.
NBC Sports California broadcasts regional coverage of professional and college sports events throughout Central and Northern California and offers live coverage of MLB’s Oakland Athletics, NBA’s Sacramento Kings and NHL’s San Jose Sharks. The network also airs select MLS San Jose Earthquake games.
NBC Sports Northwest serves all of Washington State and Oregon and is the 24/7 exclusive home of the Portland Trail Blazers. The network also provides in-depth coverage of the region’s most prominent teams including the Seattle Seahawks, Oregon Ducks and Oregon St. Beavers.
NBC Sports Chicago is the regional sports home of the Blackhawks (NHL), Bulls (NBA), Cubs (MLB), White Sox (MLB), along with providing extensive coverage of the Bears (NFL) and additional locally focused collegiate/preps programming.
NBC Sports Washington is the official sports network of the NHL’s Washington Capitals, NBA’s Washington Wizards, NFL’s Washington Redskins and ACC. NBC Sports Washington – the leading multiplatform sports media organization serving the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia – delivers more than 400 live events per year, along with Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and entertainment programming.
NBC Sports Philadelphia presents live game coverage and original programming to nearly three million viewers in the Philadelphia area, Southern New Jersey and Delaware. The network features the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers, NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, MLB’s Philadelphia Phillies, plus has extensive coverage of the Philadelphia Eagles.