UFC Fight Pass Reaches Distribution Agreement With American Kombat Alliance
UFC FIGHT PASS has announced a new multi-event partnership with Louisiana-based mixed martial arts promotion American Kombat Alliance (AKA). Presented by Bishop Promotions, AKA will make its UFC FIGHT PASS debut on Friday, February 26, at 6:00 p.m. ET / 3:00 p.m. PT with AMERICAN KOMBAT ALLIANCE 13.
“2021 is shaping up to be a busy, but exciting year as we continue to add new promotions to offer our subscribers,” says Crowley Sullivan, Vice President and General Manager, UFC FIGHT PASS. “We’re thrilled to add American Kombat Alliance to UFC FIGHT PASS, which now live streams over 40 combat sports promotions.”
American Kombat Alliance was founded in 2017 by Amber Bishop of Bishop Promotions. Based in Louisiana, AKA is dedicated to showcasing local mixed martial arts talent to the region.
“We’re excited to partner with UFC FIGHT PASS to showcase our events to a global audience,” says Amber Bishop, President, Bishop Promotions. “For four years now, AKA has been committed to delivering top talent and entertainment to combat sports fans throughout the southern United States. This Friday, our athletes will take the center stage on UFC FIGHT PASS.”
The first event on UFC FIGHT PASS will be a five-round main event between Cody Freeman and Colin Wright for the AKA featherweight title.
Additional bouts on the card include:
- Jesse Butler vs. Reynaldo Trujillo
- Loren Thibodeaux vs. Charles Williams
- Chris Crosby vs. Craig Grove
- Jessie Henry vs. Carlos Hurtado
- Joseph Holmes vs. Tracy Hardy
UFC FIGHT PASS features live events from dozens of combat sports promotions around the world. In light of this partnership, UFC FIGHT PASS is bringing the next generations of mixed martial arts stars from the United States to their global fan base. Subscribers of the platform also have 24/7 access to the world’s largest fight library featuring over 20,000 bouts, as well as every fight in UFC history.