The agreement for 5 years expands partnerships in the United States, Italy and Spain, with many events scheduled together with the greatest local boxers
Dazn and Matchroom have reached a five-year global agreement whereby Dazn will be the home of Matchroom and its world-class team of international boxers. To grow boxing around the world and take the sport to new global heights, this agreement expands the existing partnerships between Dazn and Matchroom in the United States, Italy and Spain, with many events scheduled in these countries alongside the largest. local boxers. Starting with Daniele Scardina’s matches, for example, in Italy. Thanks to this agreement, 16 Matchroom UK matches per year will be available exclusively to subscribers in the UK and Ireland for the first time starting in July. In addition, Dazn will offer a non-stop Matchroom UK match program to fans around the world which kicks off with the return of Matchroom Fight Camp on July 31 for three consecutive weekends. All summer and autumn matches will also be announced soon, including the highly anticipated matches for the national, European and world title. In addition, a new team of experts and commentators will soon be unveiled that will see some of the most well-known TV personalities in the world of sports as well as many other new faces.
The partnership also envisages that all Matchroom UK events will remain available on Dazn in the US and there will be significant investments in other key markets. To all this will be added a series of original contents to keep fans up to date with everything related to the world of boxing. Dazn and Matchroom will jointly develop new documentaries and other content to bring fans and boxers from all over the world closer to it, both in and out of the ring. DAZN co-CEO James Rushton said, “The game has changed. This historic agreement builds on the success of our long-term partnership with Matchroom around the world and consolidates Dazn at the forefront of the era of global sports streaming.” . Matchroom Boxing President Eddie Hearn said: “We’ve taken the plunge and signed a historic five year deal. This means our UK events will now be broadcast live on Dazn alongside all Matchroom shows across the country. Going beyond borders is something we will continue to do and we needed a partner who shared our vision of boxing and who was willing to invest. This is also a tremendous opportunity for our new production and content business, Matchroom Media , who will now be responsible for the live production of our events, working closely with Dazn. As Matchroom continues to expand worldwide, this new agreement will allow us to further consolidate Dazn as the unrivaled global home of boxing. our goal, together with Dazn, is to put on the biggest and best live boxing nights ever and offer an experience visual absence that will really change the rules of the game “.
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