Fight Network Presents Extensive Live Coverage of SportAccord World Combat Games Oct. 18-26

Oct 22, 2013
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, will be broadcasting around-the-clock live coverage of the second edition of SportAccord World Combat Games from St. Petersburg, Russia, beginning on October 18 and running until October 26.

Fight Network’s live coverage of the World Combat Games will be aired nationwide in Canada, as well as internationally as part of Fight Network’s expansion on ZON in Portugal, D-Smart in Turkey, and ZAP in Angola and Mozambique.

Fight Network’s daily coverage will include 30-minute highlight packages, as well as full-length presentations of various events staged throughout the week.

Fight Network will be on the scene calling the action with analysis and commentary from John Ramdeen, John Pollock, Robin Black and Corey Erdman.

SportAccord World Combat Games is an international sporting event which promotes values of self-control, determination and technical mastery, the martial arts and combat sports integrate elements of culture, wisdom, friendship to create an elite sports competition - the Art of Combat.

The Games will feature 15 martial arts and combat sports, including Aikido, Boxing, Fencing, Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Karate, Kendo, Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Sambo, Savate, Sumo, Taekwondo, Wrestling and Wushu.

Additionally, the Combat Games will feature a Cultural Program reflecting the ancient traditions of martial arts as well as the social and cultural values of the 15 sports and the event as a whole. Topics will deal with the cultural dimensions of the martial arts and their social value and contribution to society.

Viewers are encouraged to check their weekly programming schedule for airtimes and additional details on all the events featured.

For a full listing of Fight Network’s broadcast schedule, please visit


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