As the Game Developer Conference 2018 wraps up it is time for VRFocus to bring you another edition of This Week in VR Sport. With a number of sports related virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) stories, this week has a number of topics that you are sure to find interesting.

From a free 4K VR stream of mixed martial arts (MMA) fights to a VR videogame made to raise awareness of Paralympic sports and athletes, This Week in VR Sport has it all. CamSdoa, a leading live cam platform have announced its first-ever MMA event that will be streamed in 4K VR for free.

Scheduled to take place in Fort Lauderdale on 26th April, viewers will be treated to a fight between Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Ricco “Suave” Rodriguez taking on UFC veteran Alex “The Spartan” Nicholson as well as Pride veteran “Felony” Charles Bennett versus Bruce “The Iron Lion” Lutchmedial, in addition to another number of fights on the night as well. “Live streaming has quickly become a focal point for heavyweights such as Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and YouTube.

Here at Camsoda we are committed to delivering compelling content that directly engages our users. With Camsoda Legends we will offer hard hitting action-packed interactive content catering to combat sports fans all over the world.” said Daryn Parker, VP, CamSoda.

During the livestream viewers will be able to directly interact with fighters in real-time for the first-time ever. As the fights play out viewers will be able to determine the bonus money and provide extra incentive for the fighters. Read more from vrfocus.com…

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