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UFC and Joe Hand Promotions Extend Agreement

UFC AND JOE HAND PROMOTIONS EXTEND TV DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT

Joe Hand Promotions Remains Exclusive Distributor of UFC Events on Closed Circuit TV/Pay-Per-View for all Commercial Establishments in United States
 

Feasterville, PA – The Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) organization and Joe Hand Promotions, Inc. announced a multi-year extension of their closed circuit/pay-per-view TV distribution agreement. The deal maintains Joe Hand Promotions, headquartered in Feasterville, Pa., as the exclusive commercial distributor throughout the United States for the UFC, the fastest growing sports organization in the world, through 2015.

“I’m pleased that Joe Hand Promotions will continue to provide passionate, loyal sports fans with our action-packed events,” said Dana White, UFC President. “Joe Hand Promotions’ experience in the closed-circuit industry and their knowledge of the UFC has helped grow the organization into the world’s leading pay-per-view event provider.”

Joe Hand Promotions acquired the UFC commercial distribution rights for the United States in 2001. With over 43 years of experience, Joe Hand Promotions has become the nation’s premier distributor of pay-per-view and closed circuit sports and entertainment programming.

“We are honored to be the exclusive commercial distributor of the UFC in the United States, provide commercial establishments such as bars, restaurants, military bases, casinos, universities, cruise ships and oil rigs with UFC live events,” said Joe Hand Jr., president of Joe Hand Promotions. “We look forward to continuing to provide UFC’s ever-increasing fan base with UFC live events at their favorite commercial establishments throughout the United States.”

UFC live pay-per-view events take place at preeminent destinations worldwide, including MGM Grand Garden Arena (Las Vegas), Staples Center (Los Angeles), Saitama Arena (Tokyo, Japan), Ericsson Globe (Stockholm, Sweden), Saddledome (Calgary, Canada), AirCanada Centre (Toronto, Canada), Bell Centre (Montreal, Canada), and HSBC Arena (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), and consistently draw sell-out crowds with record-breaking gates. Presenting over twelve pay-per-view events per year, the UFC stands as the largest pay-per-view content provider in the United States.

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