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UFC® LAUNCHES IN PORTUGAL WITH SIC RADICAL

Las Vegas, NV (USA) – Fight fans in Portugal will have their first glimpse of a UFC pay-per-view event with UFC 98: MACHIDA vs. EVANS, on Saturday, June 1 at 11:30pm, thanks to a new deal with SIC Radical, one of the leading cable providers in the country. UFC today announced an agreement with SIC, giving two million households in Portugal access to the UFC event.
Las Vegas, NV (USA) – Fight fans in Portugal will have their first glimpse of a UFC pay-per-view event with UFC 98: MACHIDA vs. EVANS, on Saturday, June 1 at 11:30pm, thanks to a new deal with SIC Radical, one of the leading cable providers in the country. UFC today announced an agreement with SIC, giving two million households in Portugal access to the UFC event.

“UFC fans all around the country can follow their favorite fighters and see UFC pay-per-view events and programs, starting with UFC 98 on June 1st,” said Dana White, UFC President. “UFC 98 was an incredible event, from start to finish, it’s the perfect event to kick off our new deal with SIC Radical.”

As part of its UFC schedule, SIC also airs UFC® Unleashed™, a weekly compilation show featuring the greatest bouts throughout the UFC’s 15-year history, Friday nights at 12:45pm. SIC will also show UFC® Countdown™, a one-hour program that takes an in-depth and exclusive look at UFC fighters preparing for an upcoming fight. UFC Countdown airs one hour prior to a UFC pay-per-view, launching with “Countdown: UFC 98” Saturday, June 1 at 10:30pm.

SIC Radical premiered in 1992 and today ranks as one of the top-10 most viewed cable channels in Portugal. SIC is available through all cable providers in the country, reaching approximately two million of the 3.5 million households in Portugal.

UFC television programming can be seen in over 100 countries and territories worldwide in 17 different languages. UFC is the largest pay-per-view content provider in the world and is the fastest growing sports organization in history.

For more information, or current UFC fight news, visit UFC.com, UK.UFC.com, GERMANY.UFC.com or UFCEspanol.com. All bouts live and subject to change.

About The Ultimate Fighting Championship®
The Ultimate Fighting Championship® is the world’s leading professional mixed martial arts organization and offers the premier series of MMA sports events. Owned and operated by Zuffa™, LLC, and headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., UFC® produces over twelve live pay-per-view events annually that are distributed residentially through North American cable and satellite providers including iNDEMAND Networks, DIRECTV, DISH Network, TVN Entertainment, BellTV, SaskTel Max™, Shaw Pay-Per-View, Viewers Choice, and WOWOW in Japan, and Premiere Combate and SporTV in Brazil, and via the Internet worldwide on Yahoo! Sports, and commercially through Joe Hand Promotions in the U.S. and Canadastar in Canada. In addition to its North American distribution, UFC programming is distributed in over 100 countries and territories throughout the world.

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