Alaska Fighting Championship Inks Deal to Move to The Alaska Airlines Center

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  • Alaska Fighting Championship (AFC) announces 2017-2018 fight schedule, new cage and a new home. Alaska’s premier mixed martial arts event will present their iconic fights at the Alaska Airlines Center starting Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 for AFC 133.

    The new location will provide fans a better opportunity to be up-close to the action, utilize new technology with LED video boards and offer an enhanced guest experience not available before. AFC brings their fights to the Alaska Airlines Center after doing events in Alaska for 13 years.

    In addition to the live fights, AFC also offers a live streaming option through the UFC FIGHT PASS a subscription-based video streaming service owned by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The UFC Fight Pass consists of both a 24-hour linear streaming channel and on-demand programming from UFC’s library. UFC Fight Pass has more than 450,000 subscribers globally

    “We are excited to grow AFC and take it to the next level after 13 years of events,” AFC president Sarah Lorimer said. “We are looking forward to starting a new chapter and to revitalize the experience for the fans. The new venue will give patrons a chance to be right on top of the action!”

    AFC Schedule for 2017-2018:

    • AFC 133 September 20, 2017
    • AFC 134 October 18, 2017
    • AFC 135 November 15, 2017
    • AFC 136 January 17, 2018
    • AFC 137 February 14, 2018
    • AFC 138 March 28, 2018
    • AFC 139 April 18, 2018
    • AFC 140 May 16, 2018

    Tickets and season passes will be available August 1, 2017 at www.AlaskaAirlinesCenter.com

    About AFC

    Alaska Fighting Championship is Alaska’s premier Mixed Martial Arts event. Founded back in July 2004, AFC has come a long way in cultivating its own professional fighters, some of which have fought in the UFC. Much like the days of discovering gold in Alaska, the AFC has mined many a gritty competitor from the ranks of hardy, “Last Frontier” Alaskan men and women. The reputation of tough Alaskan men and women and the harsh elements they train in has attracted global attention. Alaska Fighting Championship can be seen live, starting in September of 2017 at their new home at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage, AK and is steamed around the world live only on UFC FIGHT PASS.

    About the ALASKA AIRLINES CENTER

    The Alaska Airlines Center is a first-class sports and entertainment facility on the campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage, managed by Spectra Venue Management. Located next to Providence Hospital in the foothills of the Chugach Mountains, the Alaska Airlines Center offers a state-of-the-art audio and visual center for multi-use functions including University commencements, athletics, concerts, tradeshows and banquets in addition to private and public community functions. With luxury suites, a restaurant overlooking the arena floor and concert seating capacity for up to 5,200 the Alaska Airlines Center is a destination for many top name acts in an intimate and up-close setting.