TNA Wrestling pins down Chinese rights deal

US wrestling organisation TNA has agreed a rights deal with Chinese video sharing platform Youku, a subsidiary of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group.

TNA president Dixie Carter said on social media platform Twitter that the series’ Impact Wrestling programme will now stream on a dedicated channel on Youku.

Impact Wrestling will be broadcast on Wednesday evenings.

Youku has over 500m active monthly users with 800m daily video views.