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UFC, Fox agree to seven-year deal

Updated: August 18, 2011, 7:10 PM ET
By Josh Gross | ESPN.com

LOS ANGELES -- The Ultimate Fighting Championship and FOX Sports Media Group announced a seven-year multi-media rights agreement Thursday that will position mixed martial arts' leading organization on network television for the first time.

The Sports Business Daily Journal reported the bidding reached an average of $100 million a year.

The agreement delivers four live UFC events a year in prime time or late night to the FOX broadcast network. A card scheduled for Nov. 12 in Anaheim, ...

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