KIX launches Asian combat sports timebelt | Programming | News | Rapid TV News
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CTE 5March2018Leading pan-Asian local sports and entertainment content provider Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE) has announced a new grid of combat sports offerings on its flagship KIX channel.

Effective immediately, from Mondays at 10pm the Asian Combat Sports timebelt will present Asian-focused mixed martial arts (MMA) and championship fight events including a new Muay Thai tournament, the TopKing World Series. The latter features 16 of the best fighters from around the world. Following standard Muay Thai rules, each single-elimination tournament begins with two matches featuring eight fighters. Winners advance to the semi-finals and then the finals.

In addition to TopKing World Series, the Asian Combat Sports timebelt also features Korean MMA promotion Road Fighting Championship, and a rising Chinese kickboxing and MMA promotion Kunlun Fight MMA.

"We are delighted to give fans an exciting Muay Thai programme in our Asian Combat Sports timebelt," said Betty Tsui, vice president, programming - KIX and Thrill, Celestial Tiger Entertainment. "Combat sports programmes are a consistent favourite among viewers, driving the success of our strong performance. Asian audiences are huge fans of action-packed fight events, and we promise to keep bringing in more high-quality programmes with intense action to satisfy their demanding appetite."