Univision Deportes has officially secured broadcast rights to all 18 of Liga MX’s soccer teams in competition through 2017/18. Liga MX, the most-watched soccer league in the U.S., regardless of language, consists of clubs América, Atlas, Cruz Azul, Guadalajara, León, Monterrey, Morelia, Necaxa, Pachuca, Puebla, Querétaro, Santos Laguna, Tijuana, Toluca, UANL, UNAM, Veracruz and the recently added, Lobos BUAP. The distribution deal includes live broadcast on Univision Deportes’ television and radio platforms in major markets across the U.S. as well as digital platforms nationwide. The addition completes Univision Deportes’ position as the home for Liga MX including all its clubs and the highly-rated “Sábado Futbolero” – the Saturday primetime fútbol fiesta codeveloped with Liga MX and featuring the best of the league’s soccer, brought to life, across the Univision Networks.
“We are thrilled to welcome Liga MX’s Lobos BUAP to our extensive Univision Deportes soccer portfolio. Fanáticos across the country have made us their go-to destination for sports entertainment and our commitment to bringing them the best and most popular teams, players and content across all platforms, is stronger than ever and solidifies us at the home of soccer in the U.S.,” said Juan Carlos Rodríguez, President of Univision Deportes.
Rights to Lobos de la Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, known as Lobos BUAP, were secured during the mid-2017 season ensuring that fútbol fans can enjoy all-inclusive broadcast of Lobos BUAP games –as well as games played by the other 17 powerhouse teams– through Liga MX’s 2017/18 Apertura and Clausura tournaments.