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Courtesy of the Ultimate Fighting Championship:

Canadastar Becomes Exclusive Distributor for UFC® Events On Closed Circuit Pay-Per-View in Canada

Las Vegas, NV (USA) – May 18, 2008 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) organization today announced a two year agreement for Canadastar to have exclusive distribution rights on closed circuit pay-per-view in restaurants, bars and similar locations in Canada.

"The UFC fans in Canada are some of the most passionate, loyal sports fans I've ever known, so I am pleased that Canadastar will help make the UFC live events available to them via closed-circuit distribution," said UFC President Dana White.

Canadastar, now in its 17th year, is Canada's premiere distributor of closed circuit-pay per view professional boxing, professional wrestling and Ultimate Fighting Championship events to Canadian commercial locations. Canadastar has been distributing the Zuffa, LLC-owned UFC events since its inception.

“We are pleased to be Canada's exclusive commercial distributor of UFC events," said Raymond Rutter, President, Canadastar. "The UFC is one of the most exciting live events in sports, and through closed-circuit pay-per-view, millions of Canadians can watch the fights in their hometown restaurant or sports bar."

Canadastar has been established as a household name to sports oriented bars, restaurants and casinos throughout the dominion.