Today, Roku announced a partnership with the UFC to create a three-part Roku Original documentary on The Roku Channel. The series will follow the UFC through the current season, giving viewers a look at what the UFC is really like.
This series on The Roku Channel will follow:
- The G.O.A.T, former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones, as he prepares to return after a three-year hiatus to face the weight of expectations and the demons of doubt
- The emergence of Sean O’Malley, who’s fighting for the bantamweight title and the chance to become the next UFC superstar
- Israel Adesanya and Alexander Volkanovski, both teammates and champions who dare to be great, with mixed results
- The greatest female fighter ever, Amanda Nunes, as she headlines an event fraught with challenges for the UFC team
“For 30 years, the UFC has enthralled millions of fans around the world with an athletic competition unlike any other. Roku Original series ‘Fight Inc: Inside the UFC’ commemorates three decades of this iconic organization while also giving audiences an exclusive look into the UFC of today,” shared Brian Tannenbaum, Head of Originals, Roku Media.
“‘Fight Inc: Inside the UFC’ gives our audience a front row seat and unprecedented access into one of the world’s most exciting sports. As we expand our Roku Sports offering, we look forward to bringing millions of viewers the opportunity to discover unique and exclusive programming from their favorite professional sports teams and leagues, both within The Roku Channel and through the integrated viewing experiences only available on the Roku platform,” said Joe Franzetta, Head of Sports, Roku Media.
The Roku Channel features a lineup of more than 80,000 free movies and programs and more than 400 free live channels in the U.S. It licenses and distributes content from more than 250 partners.