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Combat Go announces global content partnership with Black Belt Magazine

Deal should expand magazine's footprint into TV

Television sports network Combat Go and Black Belt Magazine announced a content deal Tuesday that will utilize the former’s television space.

Combat Go will air Black Belt Magazine programming like the Martial Arts Supershow which in effect, expands the magazine’s reach to the television domain.

“It has been a lifelong passion of mine to give back to the martial arts community in a meaningful way by showcasing and paying tribute to the greatest talent and stories from martial arts to the world,” Jungo TV CEO George Chung said in a press release. “With the Black Belt Magazine partnership and their legendary contribution to the martial arts community, we can go deeper vertically and horizontally with content on Combat Go covering all martial arts and aspects beyond competitive sport fighting, bringing the magazine to life on our network.”

Combat Go is the flagship sports network of Jungo TV, an international entertainment distribution network owned by Chung, a five-time world karate champion.

“We are excited for this opportunity to partner with Combat Go and to offer Black Belt Magazine’s digital content to a global audience of martial artists,” Black Belt Magazine president Michael Dillard added. “Our organizations share a common goal of supporting the martial arts community to ensure that its positive values continue to impact generations to come. I think this partnership is a big step in the right direction to make that goal a reality.”

Terms and programming details were not announced.

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Kenai is a former Postmedia Network news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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