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Karate Combat Launches Dedicated Channel on the Roku Platform


Karate Combat Launches Dedicated Channel on the Roku Platform

The first mainstream full contact pro karate league has launched its own channel on the Roku platform featuring live fights and on demand replays

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NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Karate Combat, the first mainstream, professional, full-contact karate league, announced the Karate Combat channel is available now on Roku® players and Roku TV™ models throughout North America, most of Central and South America, and in the U.K. and Ireland. Roku users will now have access to all of Karate Combat's fights from around the world, including live streamed events.

Karate Combat is now available on Roku--watch the future of Combat Sports free.

Karate Combat's past events, such as the most recent, Karate Combat: Olympus from Athens, Greece,  are available on demand, featuring commentary from combat sports favorites Bas Rutten, Sean Wheelock and Phoenix Carnevale. The league's live stream events will also be available on the Karate Combat channel for Roku, including fight cards upcoming in New York City, Japan and Spain.  At this time the channel is free and ad-supported, like the league's website, (The Karate Combat mobile app is also available for iOS and Android devices).

"By launching on the Roku platform, we're able to broaden the potential reach of Karate Combat's action to millions of connected devices," said Michael DePietro, CEO of Karate Combat. "It's a natural extension of our drive to distribute via the channels where fans watch sports now."

Over a million people viewed Karate Combat: Inception, which took place in Miami in April.  Karate Combat's distribution is led by Kim Hurwitz, CMO and former executive at DirecTV and FOTV Networks. In addition to the apps, Karate Combat is available on YouTube, Dailymotion, FITE, UltraFlix's Iron Dragon, JungoTV's CombatGO, Titan Channel, Sports Live, The Fight Network, UFC Fight Pass, Eleven Sports, Pluto TV and more.

For more information about Karate Combat contact: Owen Phillips, 310-383-4991

About Karate Combat
Karate Combat is a premier Karate brand which operates a professional full contact karate league, sports equipment business, and worldwide Dojo network. The Company seeks to evolve the traditional sport of Karate via, the World's Gateway to Karate, and branded mobile apps. The firm is headquartered in New York City with satellite offices in Calabasas, CA and Budapest. For more information visit

Roku is a registered trademark and Roku TV is a trademark of Roku, Inc. in the U.S. and in other countries.

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