Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Media has announced the live broadcast of the second UFC event of 2021 between welterweight rivals Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny, on the UFC Arabia application, the first Arabic language UFC application in the Middle East and North Africa. The bout is all set to take place on January 20 at the Etihad Arena on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi at 6pm UAE time (2pm GMT).
It will also be aired live on Starzplay, the region’s fastest-growing subscription video on-demand service, and AD fight channel, the first Combat Sports channel in the region on Etisalat e-Life TV on channel 705.
The announcement comes after Abu Dhabi Media’s recent partnership with Starzplay to live-stream UFC events across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). As part of the partnership, Starzplay subscribers will have access to all UFC Live events as well as an extensive VOD content library of previous fights, shows, interviews, and special content such as Dana White’s Contender Series.
The UFC Arabia application is also downloadable through all major online stores, such as Apple Store and Google Play, and is available on web, smart phone, smart TVs, and tablets. The app allows fans to track real-time updates of all UFC events and live-stream fights, anytime, anywhere, enabling them to switch from English to Arabic with ease.