Matchroom Signs Deal With DAZN
Eddie Hearn’s next move into the United States has taken shape, as he brings Matchroom to the world of streaming.
Per a report from The RING, Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing USA will be announcing a streaming deal with DAZN.
The deal is set to be a four year deal, with an option of four more, with 40 live cards a year, 16 of which to be in the United States.
Matchroom Boxing USA streams are expected to carry a seven-figure license fee, per the initial report, which expands on a pre-existing deal for Matchroom’s other sports properties such as bowling and billiards.
Per Hearn’s comments at a press conference in New York on Thursday, the deal will be worth $1 billion over eight years.
DAZN’s parent company, Perform Group, announced earlier Tuesday that former ESPN president John Skipper accepted a position with as the sports media company’s executive chairman.
FIGHT SPORTS has been a partner with DAZN in multiple international markets since the platform launched and continues to provide the widest variety of premium LIVE and original fight programming in the industry.
FIGHT SPORTS 24/7 Live Network that is only a few years old, can be watched now in almost 40 countries that spans from Europe to Asia.
Original story: The RING