March 9th - Viaplay Fighting announced today, March 9th, its decision to begin streaming European kickboxing promotion Superkombat’s fights live for Scandinavian territories. The first Superkombat event of 2017 season will air live at 7 pm CET time on Sunday March 12th from Bucharest Romania as the test opening of the season.
The fightcard will feature Scandinavian talents as Andrej Baranov (Norway, 72 kg), Jian Amiri (Sweden, 77 kg) and Simon Ogolla (Sweden, -95 kg), all of them will fight for the elimination round for the World Grand Prix. This will be the first ever event in Superkombat history featuring three Scandinavian fighters.
Viaplay is Scandinavia’s leading video and entertainment distributor of series, movies and sports. The package, Viaplay Fighting, is the one-stop-shop for Scandinavian fight fans and offers more than 500 hours of live fights from different martial arts.
With Viaplay Fighting, viewers get access to every major UFC event, all the action from Cage Warriors and extra content such as The Ultimate Fighter, UFC Countdown and UFC Ultimate Insider.You will also get access to the best boxing fights from Top Rank, Matchroom Boxing and Nordic Fight Night. Stream everything live on the computer, mobile device, tablet, smart TV or gaming console.
Since 2011, Superkombat has built huge brand awareness in the field of martial arts television programming, having garnered a stable following through a series of fifty prime-time broadcast events via the biggest Pan European sports network. Throughout this term, Superkombat has attained impressive records in broadcast viewership and event attendance, achieving the record of the month over all sports on the Pan European channel Eurosport International, and attaining the biggest outdoor attendance of 34,000 people for the world title in the Super Cruiserweight division. Superkombat’s events have reached audiences in 95 countries spanning Geneva, Amsterdam, Milan, Monza, Torino, Bucharest, Mamaia, Carrara, Frankfurt, Opatija, Varna, Vienna, Sao Paolo and stretching to many other locations globally for tryouts and elimination series. With Superkombat’s unique combination of kickboxing and MMA, the events will surely be an attraction for the fans of both disciplines.