Ultimate Fighting Championship App Now Available on App Store

UFC and MobiTV today announced the availability of the Ultimate Fighting Championship App on the App Store. Powered by MobiTV the app features live Pay-Per-View content and in-app purchasing of live events. The first fight featured will be the live stream of UFC 103 on September 19, featuring former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin vs. former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Vitor Belfort at the American Airlines Center in Dallas.
In addition to live Pay-Per-View events, fans of the world’s fastest-growing sports organization can also use their iPhone or iPod touch to follow their favorite UFC athletes with exclusive video-on-demand stories, interviews, breaking news highlights, weigh-ins, Octagon Girl bios, and view the schedule for upcoming UFC events.
“The UFC has changed the sport of fighting forever, and now we’re doing the same with how it’s viewed,” said Dana White, UFC President. “This app for iPhone and iPod touch brings fans even closer to their favorite fighters and the action they love, allowing them to tune into live UFC fights and exclusive behind-the-scenes action no matter where they are.”
“Bringing UFC, the world’s largest Pay-Per-View event generator, to the revolutionary iPhone and iPod touch is a great coup for MobiTV and a reflection of consumer demand for more targeted mobile video apps,” said Charlie Nooney, Chairman and CEO of MobiTV. “With this UFC partnership, MobiTV continues its leadership in the mobile media market, delivering top-flight content for an unmatched consumer experience.”
The Ultimate Fighting Championship App is available for $0.99 from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/. Users can purchase the UFC 103 Pay-Per-View event through the app for $44.99.
About The Ultimate Fighting Championship
UFC is the largest live Pay-Per-View provider in the world and the fastest growing mainstream sports organization in history. Owned and operated by Zuffa(TM), LLC, and headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., UFC produces over twelve live pay-per-view events annually that are distributed residentially through North American cable and satellite providers including iNDEMAND Networks, DIRECTV, DISH Network, Avail-TVN Entertainment, BellTV, SaskTel Max(TM), Shaw Pay-Per-View, Viewers Choice, and WOWOW in Japan, and Premiere Combate and SporTV in Brazil, and via the Internet worldwide on Yahoo! Sports, and commercially through Joe Hand Promotions in the U.S. and Canadastar in Canada. In addition to its North American distribution, UFC programming is distributed in over 100 countries and territories throughout the world.
About MobiTV
MobiTV (http://www.mobitv.com), the first company to bring live TV to mobile devices, draws on its proven knowledge to continuously anticipate, develop and deliver a compelling mobile media experience. Founded in 1999, MobiTV is a privately held company with headquarters in Emeryville, California. For more information about MobiTV managed end-to-end services, as well as hosted content-delivery technology and solutions, please visit: http://www.mobitv.com/technology. To learn more about MobiTV mobile television products and services, go to: http://www.mobitv.com/gettv.

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