California-based MMA promotion Strikeforce on Thursday announced that it has “scored” a network television deal with one of Canada’s top national sports television stations, The Score, to air live events on the network beginning with Strikeforces September 20th return to the Playboy Mansion.
The “Strikeforce at the Manision 2″ broadcast will begin at 10:30pm ET.
As part of the deal The Score will also carry weekly Strikeforce programming.
â€œWe are excited about the opportunity to bring the Strikeforce MMA product to fans in Canada,â€ said Strikeforce Founder and CEO, Scott Coker. â€œThe Score has a reputation for being an exceptional sports television platform and we are proud to join their family of programming.â€
â€œThe Score looks forward to bringing an awesome line up of Strikeforce MMA programming to viewers across the country and as we go from live broadcasting of our studio launch party on September 20th to â€œStrikeforce At The Mansion II,â€ we know weâ€™ll be giving our fans a broadcast line-up they canâ€™t resist,â€ said John Levy, Chairman and CEO, Score Media Inc.
Each episode in the weekly series will feature past Strikeforce bouts as well as fighter profiles and highlights.