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Amazon Signs Deal to Bring One Championship MMA Fights to Prime

UFC rival’s bouts will stream in the U.S. and Canada as Amazon steps up its live-sports efforts

A One Championship match between Kevin Belingon and Martin Nguyen in Pasay City, Philippines, in 2018.

A One Championship match between Kevin Belingon and Martin Nguyen in Pasay City, Philippines, in 2018.

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Amazon.com Inc. is bringing mixed-martial-arts fights to its streaming service as it pushes deeper into live sports.

Fight promoter One Championship has signed a five-year distribution deal with Amazon in the U.S. and Canada. As part of the agreement, Amazon will exclusively broadcast at least 12 of the promoter’s events live during prime time each year. The parties declined to disclose financial terms.