Paris, France – More than 200 million households worldwide will have the chance to experience the fight sport of the future this summer as Karate Combat and Eurosport today announced a broadcast deal for Karate Combat: Season 3.
The twelve-episode season will premiere Thursday, July 1 and will air in weekly installments on Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 to households in over 50 territories across Europe and Asia.
Martial arts legends Georges St-Pierre and Lyoto Machida have prominent roles as ‘season sensei’ roles in the upcoming 32-fight season, alongside regular broadcast talents Bas Rutten, Josh Palmer and Layla-Anna Lee.
In addition to television broadcasts in the covered territories – including France, Germany, Spain, Russia and Turkey – Karate Combat content will also feature on Eurosport.com, frequented by over 30 million unique visitors per month.
“Eurosport is one of the world’s premier sports broadcasters and we are delighted to announce this partnership to bring our groundbreaking and completely unique form of martial arts entertainment to households across Europe and Asia,” said Adam Kovacs, President, Karate Combat.
“Fight fans around the world knew Eurosport as the home of K-1 and PRIDE FC when those organizations were at their peak. We’re proud to be joining a long Eurosport tradition of hosting only the world’s most elite fight leagues.”
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