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Fight Network Presents Live Coverage of Judo World Championships from Brazil Oct. 27-28


Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, will be presenting live coverage of the Judo World Championships from Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, on October 27 and October 28.

The live coverage kicks off at 1 p.m. ET on both days with internationally renowned judokas set to take centre stage. Each day of live coverage is scheduled for approximately four hours.

“Fight Network continues to present the best live action from the International Judo Federation,” said Chad Midgley, VP of Programming & Production at Fight Network. “We expect another solid tournament this weekend in Brazil and we’re confident our viewers will love it.”

Fight Network presents additional live judo coverage on November 24 and 25 with the Judo World Grand Prix from Qingdao, China.

Here is a calendar of the remaining live judo events on Fight Network for 2012:

November 24-November 25: Judo World Grand Prix from Qingdao, China
November 30-December 2: Judo World Grand Slam from Tokyo, Japan
December 15-December 17: Judo World Grand Prix from Qingdao, China

For a full listing of Fight Network’s broadcast schedule, please visit

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