UK – Ultimate Fighting Championship partners with UnibetBy Phil - 11 March 2014
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) organisation is entering an agreement with Unibet, to make it the official betting partner of the UFC. The two-year partnership extends to the UK, Ireland, Scandinavia, Belgium, Netherlands, France and Australia.
The partnership began, ahead of the first European event of 2014, UFC Fight Night London: Gustafsson Vs. Manuwa, on March 8 at London’s O2 Arena. This was part of a series of
six events throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Unibet has established itself one of the leaders in the gambling sector, bringing a range of quality offerings to their customers that set the company apart from other providers. Unibet’s key values of passion and expertise, as well as embracing the Internet and Mobile as key distribution channels, provide an ideal synergy with the UFC.
Garry Cook, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of UFC EMEA, said: “This is a great opportunity for our fans to step into the world of the UFC in a new and engaging way. We are delighted to partner with one if the world’s fastest growing online betting companies. The UFC is hosting more events than ever internationally in 2014 allowing us to reach more potential fans across the globe.”
Nils Anden, Chief Marketing Officer at Unibet, said: “We are very excited to become the UFC’s official betting partner. The UFC has really established itself as a leader in both sports and entertainment, while Unibet has managed to do the same in the gambling sector. This is a match made in heaven. As part of this exclusive partnership, we are currently working on a wide range of exciting new bet offers for UFC events; markets that will take the betting experience of fight night to a whole new level.”