Legends Football League Extends Broadcast Reach Into Puerto Rico
(Las Vegas, NV. – Wednesday, December 7)
One of television’s fastest-growing sports franchises, Legends Football League (LFL), continues its rapid ascend by announcing a three (3) year broadcast partnership that will run through the 2019 season, with WAPA-TV.
The Puerto Rico-based WAPA-TV is the predominant broadcaster in Puerto Rico. The LFL join’s WAPA-TV’s already impressive roster of sports that includes the National Basketball Association (NBA), World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), Major League Baseball (MLB) amongst others.
“We at WAPA-TV are excited to introduce this rapidly emerging sport to our audience. The LFL will be broadcast alongside some of the world’s most established sports franchises”, said Francisco Vargas, WAPA Sports.
Kicking-off with the 2017 season, WAPA2 Deportes will broadcast the LFL nationally in HD throughout Puerto Rico.
“Our focus in 2017 is to strengthen our US mainland as well as US territory broadcast reach. Our debut on WAPA2 Deportes, will introduce our sport and names such as Danika Brace, Adrian Purnell, Dakota Hughes to millions of new fans”, said Mitchell Mortaza, Managing Partner, Legends Football League, LLC.
WAPA-TV joins an ever evolving network of LFL broadcasters, reaching as many as 190 television markets around the world.
LFL’s 2017 will kickoff on Saturday, April 15, 2017. The complete 2017 schedule will be released Tuesday, January 17.