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United Fight Alliance Expands Network Coverage with NBC Sports Regional Networks

UFA2United Fight Alliance (UFA), a Sports, Media and Entertainment Company comprised of fight promotions across the country and abroad, has signed a distribution agreement with NBC Sports California and NBC Sports Northwest  to expand its existing distribution on NBC Sports Chicago, Washington and Philadelphia. Fans may now watch UFA’s one-hour Combat Sports / MMA programming, which features intense fights from the best names and up-and-coming fighters in MMA, on more channels throughout the country.

“During college,” UFA’s CEO Jay Adams said, “I did a sports internship at the NBC station in Boston. So, in a way, working with NBC Sports Regional Networks is a full-circle moment for me. The Peacock represents one of the oldest and most respected brands in all of television. Everyone at United Fight Alliance could not be more thrilled.”

In addition to the NBC Sports Regional Networks, UFA also airs on Cox Sports Television and in major US cities such as WATL NBC Atlanta, WCWJ in Jacksonville, WWSB Tampa/Sarasota and KSAT San Antonio. UFA averages over 80 hours of airing time a month throughout the US.

UFA3NBC Sports California broadcasts regional coverage of professional and college sports events throughout Central and Northern California and offers live coverage of MLB’s Oakland Athletics, NBA’s Sacramento Kings and NHL’s San Jose Sharks.  The network also airs select MLS San Jose Earthquake games.

NBC Sports Northwest serves all of Washington State and Oregon and is the 24/7 exclusive home of the Portland Trail Blazers. The network also provides in-depth coverage of the region’s most prominent teams including the Seattle Seahawks, Oregon Ducks and Oregon St. Beavers.

NBC Sports Chicago is the regional sports home of the Blackhawks (NHL), Bulls (NBA), Cubs (MLB), White Sox (MLB), along with providing extensive coverage of the Bears (NFL) and additional locally-focused collegiate/preps programming.

NBC Sports Washington is the official sports network of the NHL’s Washington Capitals, NBA’s Washington Wizards, NFL’s Washington Redskins and ACC. NBC Sports Washington – the leading multiplatform sports media organization serving the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia – delivers more than 400 live events per year, along with Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and entertainment programming.

NBC Sports Philadelphia presents live game coverage and original programming to nearly three million viewers in the Philadelphia area, Southern New Jersey and Delaware. The network features the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers, NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, MLB’s Philadelphia Phillies, plus has extensive coverage of the Philadelphia Eagles.

For a complete list of networks, channels and the UFA airing schedule, visit http://www.unitedfightalliance.com/tvschedule

About Jerry Milani

Jerry Milani is a freelance writer and public relations executive living in Bloomfield, N.J. He has worked in P.R. for more than 30 years in college and conference sports media relations, two agencies and for the International Fight League, a team-based mixed martial arts league, and now is the PR manager for FAN EXPO, which runs pop culture and celebrity conventions across North America. Milani is also the play-by-play announcer for Caldwell University football and basketball broadcasts. He is a proud graduate of Fordham University and when not attending a Yankees, Rams or Cougars game can be reached at Jerry (at) JerryMilani (dot) com.

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