DISH Network fans can rejoice.

On Friday afternoon, the UFC announced it had renewed their a multi-year partnership with DISH Network L.L.C.

As a result of the agreement, DISH will provide UFC fans the opportunity to tune in, this Saturday, May 23 for the highly anticipated UFC 187, which will be headlined by a pair of title fights. The companies’ previous agreement ended in January, but was extended for March’s UFC 185.

DISH Network currently approximately 14 million customers, making it one of the biggest partners in the UFC’s pay-per-view business.

“We are thrilled that DISH will continue to carry UFC PPV events and featured content,” stated UFC Chief Content Officer:  Marshall Zelaznik. “ Together with DISH we will continue to deliver all of our premium content for years to come.”

Terms of the deal were not made public.

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José began his career as a mixed martial arts journalist while still enrolled at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State University. Since graduating in May 2013, he has attended dozens of high profile UFC fight cards as a credentialed member of the media, providing live cage side coverage through his articles and videos. His work has appeared on UFC.com, ArizonaSports.com and AZCentral. He is also currently one of the main contributors on Power MMA Show at Arizona Sports 98.7 FM, one of the first all MMA radio shows on a major radio station.