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Netflix based MMA documentary to be narrated by rapper Ice-T

Netflix and the United Kingdom’s Channel 5 are among buyers of “Enter the Jungle,” a mixed-martial arts documentary narrated by rapper and actor Ice-T.

The documentary, from JungleGhetto Productions, will be available to Netflix subscribers in Latin America. It has also sold to Tracer Sports in France and sub-Saharan Africa and Garage Entertainment in Australia, New Zealand and Asia (excluding Japan).

In the UK, the show will air on Spike, which Channel 5 parent Viacom International Media Networks operates.

The documentary follows Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu master Wallid Ismail, who launched what is now a major Latin American MMA league, Jungle Fight, in 2003.

This feature documentary is the first to explore the rise of Brazilian MMA. The producers look at how ‘Jungle Fight’ came into being, starting out in Manaus, Amazonas, heart of the Amazon rain forest, led Ismail.

London-based Park Entertainment distributes the documentary internationally.

The film had an estimated $750,000 budget and a total approximate run time of 88 minutes.

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