OKTAGON MMA sign major UK broadcasting deal with Channel 4

OKTAGON MMA sign major UK broadcasting deal with Channel 4

OKTAGON MMA is excited to announce Channel 4 as our new broadcast partner in the UK.


Channel 4 is freely accessible to all of the UK and also owns the territory’s biggest free streaming service.


As part of the landmark deal, all OKTAGON MMA live events and shoulder programming will be available to stream on Channel 4 and on the Channel 4 Sports YouTube channel.


OKTAGON MMA are renowned for packing out full-scale arenas across multiple countries and this new partnership ensures the product is visible to the wider general public ahead of our ground-breaking inaugural UK show in AO Arena, Manchester, on November 4.


The partnership will start with our brand-new, exciting reality TV series, ‘Stage to the Cage’, featuring reality TV superstar, Jake Quickenden, and top comedian, Paul Smith, which launches with the first three episodes on Tuesday, September 5, as well as ‘OKTAGON Challenge: England vs. Ireland’ later in the month.


The first OKTAGON MMA live event to stream on Channel 4 will be OKTAGON 46 on September 16 which features the semi-finals of the €1 million Tipsport Gamechanger welterweight tournament inside the iconic Festhalle Frankfurt in Germany.




“Partnering with Channel 4, marking our debut in the UK is exciting news!” said OKTAGON MMA co-owner, Pavol Neruda. “We’re not just another MMA promotion; we tell stories, create documentaries, and produce TV shows that resonate with content on Channel 4. This collaboration is a testament to our shared values.”


“We are proud to show viewers in the UK ‘Stage to the Cage’ and OKTAGON Challenge: England vs. Ireland this autumn. These aren’t just shows; they’re a fresh take on MMA. Together with Channel 4, we’re eager to bring the fans unparalleled viewing experiences.”


“We’re delighted to introduce OKTAGON MMA to what is already a vibrant and thriving UK fight scene,” said a Channel 4 spokesperson. “They’ve shaken up Europe – these guys really know how to put on a show!”

OKTAGON MMA have expanded exponentially across the continent over the past year due to staging incredible fights, providing breathtaking production and telling captivating stories that fans can invest in. The UK/Ireland are the next markets targeted for our international growth which will contribute towards our ultimate goal of cementing OKTAGON MMA as the recognised European leader in the sport. Be sure to follow OKTAGON MMA across all of our media platforms.

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