May 9, 2013
Singapore-based ONE FC announced this week the addition of three additional undercard bouts to their May 31st ONE FC: Rise to Power pay-per-view event.
Also announced was an exclusive partnership agreement with the Filipino-based media company Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation (IBC).
IBC is one of the leading media companies in the Philippines, with their flagship TV station IBC-13 as The Kapinoy Network consisting of news and current affairs, children's shows and entertainment programs, along with basketball and boxing.
Under the deal, IBC 13 will broadcast one hour of ONE FC programming every Saturday at 10pm.
“On behalf of ONE Fighting Championship, I will like to warmly welcome back IBC-13 as a broadcast partner and thank their Head of Channel 13 Rey Sanchez for being such a strong supporter,” said Victor Cui, as the ONE FC CEO. “IBC-13 is a fantastic free-to-air broadcaster in the Philippines and ONE FC is excited at the opportunity to showcase our fighters every week to millions of homes throughout the country.”
“We are excited to have ONE Fighting Championship on IBC-13,” added Sanchez. “IBC-13 is proud to broadcast the best sporting in both the Philippines and the region and ONE FC puts on world-class entertainment that our viewers will enjoy. Kapinoy viewers now also get the chance to watch the best Filipino fighters such as Eduard Folayang and Honorio Banario in action.”