Fight Sports Max Set to Launch in MENA


Fight Sports, a linear channel dedicated to original programming in championship boxing, kickboxing, MMA, martial arts and other live sporting events, is set to launch its digital subscription service Fight Sports Max in MENA.

The service will debut in the region tomorrow, December 7, ahead of the Live Heavyweight World Championship rematch featuring Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr., taking place locally from the Diriyah Arena in Saudi Arabia. Fans can view the event on

The app is available in 19 countries across the Middle East and North Africa including Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Kuwait. It is priced at $5 in the Middle East and $2.99 in North Africa. Fight Sports Max is available on iOS and Andriod devices, as well as desktops, with smart TVs to follow.

The app will also carry all build-up programming to the event, including the open workouts, press conferences and weigh-ins. This event, widely considered to be the most anticipated fight of the year, is a rematch of one of the biggest upsets in heavyweight boxing history from earlier this year as Ruiz claimed the heavyweight title from the heavy favorite, Olympic Gold Medalist Anthony Joshua at Madison Square Garden.

Fight Sports is the exclusive rights holder of the event in the Middle East, multiple countries across Europe, as well as throughout the continent of Africa, where it will be broadcasting the event on the newly launched 24/7 channel on’s OpenView platform.

Following up in December, subscribers at will have exclusive access to the WBC Super Welterweight World Championship rematch on December 21 between Jermell Charlo and Tony Harrison, and will end the year with the December 28 WBA Lightweight World Championship bout between undefeated Gervonta Davis and Olympic Gold Medalist and former World Champion Yuriorkis Gamboa.