Setanta Sports today sent around the following press release finally putting an end to Irish MMA fans worries and concerns over ‘how they will view the UFC’.
“Press Release: Setanta Sports add BT Sport & ESPN channels to BRING UFC TO IRISH FANS
Setanta Sports to add BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2 and ESPN from August 1st. The deal brings 30 live UFC events plus an array of other support programming to Setanta Pack customer in the Republic of Ireland. Setanta Sports today announced a new deal with BT to add their two new BT Sport channels and the ESPN channel to the Setanta Sports pack. The deal means that Setanta Sports subscribers on satellite in the Republic of Ireland will receive the BT Sport 1 and BT Sport 2 channels from August 1st and with BT’s recent acquisition of ESPN in the UK and Ireland, Setanta subscribers will also receive the ESPN channel.
The deal means that Setanta customers will receive 30 Live UFC events including UFC 163 from Brazil in the early hours of August 4th with a main event of Aldo v Jung plus UFC 164 in late August. Setanta subscribers will also get to see the full range of UFC support programming.
Commenting on the deal Brian Quinn, Marketing Director of Setanta Sports said “This content is a real game changer for Setanta. It’s not Just 30 live UFC events but it will also include all associated UFC shows such as the Ultimate fighter, weigh-ins and the Road to the Octagon. The Setanta pack will be the only place to see the likes of Anderson Silva, Georges St-Pierre and Jose Aldo and we especially look forward to Conor McGregor’s upcoming appearance in Boston on August 18th.”
The new channels launch on satellite on August 1st. To subscribe to Setanta Sports on satellite visit www.setanta.com/ie/gamechanger for more information or call 0818 20 30 40. Further details of the Setanta Pack on cable and broadband will be released before August 1st.”
This is great news for Irish UFC fans as not only will you be given access to a large number of UFC content and live events but you will also have access to Irish MMA events such as Cage Contender and all the other sports such as Football, Rugby, GAA, K1 and much more.
At the moment listed on the Setenta website is to “sign up today and get Setanta Sports at HALF PRICE! That’s just €8.49 per month for the first 2 months”. Click here.