Fight Net turns eyes toward U.S.

Channel hires Nory LeBrun in affiliate relations

BANFF, Alberta -- Canadian combat sports channel the Fight Network extended its reach south of the border Tuesday as it hired cable veteran Nory LeBrun as head of U.S. affiliate relations.

The Toronto-based channel said that LeBrun, president of TwoBlueRhino, will help launch the Canadian channel on U.S-based cable, direct-broadcast satellite and online platforms.

The Fight Network recently launched in Britain with the Fight Network U.K.