Fox Sports en Español Acquires Programming Rights for World Extreme Cagefighting(R)

Fox Sports en Español Acquires Programming Rights for World Extreme Cagefighting(R)

Top Spanish-Language Sports Brand Continues Bringing Viewers the Most In-Demand Sports Programming with 'WEC(R) Alboroto'


WHAT: Fox Sports en Español announced today that it will deliver Spanish-language coverage of World Extreme Cagefighting(R) (WEC(R)), marking a significant expansion of its mixed martial arts content. WEC(R) is one of the world’s leading mixed martial arts sports properties, and sister organization to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). With the launch of this new programming, Fox Sports en Español demonstrates its continued commitment to providing viewers with coverage of the world’s most exciting sporting events. The WEC(R) is one of the fastest-growing properties in sports and home of the best lightweight fighters in the world.

WHEN: Premiering on Friday, March 20th at 9pm PT/12:00am ET, the network will air 24 one-hour programs throughout the year. Scheduled episodes will feature Brian Bowles vs. Charlie Valencia, Damacio Page vs. Scott Jorgensen, Brian Foxworth vs. Manny Tapia, Mike Brown vs. Jeff Curran, and Urijah Faber vs. Dominick Cruz.

WHERE: Fox Sports en Español.

CONTACT: For more information, hi-resolution images, or an exclusive interview with David Sternberg, General Manager & Executive Vice President of Fox Sports International, please contact:

Jennifer Serna

Fox Sports en Español


Deanna Canedo

The Jeffrey Group

305-860-1000 ext. 130

About Fox Sports en Español

Reaching more than 14 million cable and satellite households in the country, of which over 5 million are U.S. Hispanic Households, Fox Sports en Español is the leader in Spanish-language sports media. We feature premier soccer programming with exclusive coverage of top leagues and tournaments in Latin America and Europe; coverage of Major League Baseball’s regular season, League Championship Series, All-Star Game and World Series; championship boxing and UFC(R) and mixed-martial arts across four compelling media platforms. With more than 1,600 hours of live and exclusive programming, a robust web site brimming with streaming video, portable content from FSE Móvil and the Fox Sports en Español Magazine, we are and will continue to be the first name in the U.S. Hispanic sports space.

Fox Sports en Español is distributed by Fox Cable Networks Group and operated by Fox Pan American Sports LLC, an international sports programming and production entity jointly owned by HM Capital Partners, LLC and News Corporation’s (NYSE: NWS) Fox Sports International. For more information, visit Fox Sports en Español online at

SOURCE Fox Sports en Español

Fox Sports en Español Acquires Programming Rights for World Extreme Cagefighting(R)