Matchroom Sport and group companies posted £17.8m profit during Covid-hit year
Revenues at Matchroom Sport and its group subsidiaries reached £189.
Exposure key in Sky’s UK rights deal for Usyk-Joshua rematch
Sky’s deal for UK rights will likely be the last time it shows a fight involving Joshua, who in June signed a long-term UK rights deal with DAZN that begins after the upcoming bout with Usyk.
BBC picks up delayed rights to Taylor-Serrano in deal with DAZN
UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has struck an agreement with sports streaming service DAZN and Matchroom Boxing to show a full re-run of last weekend’s historic boxing match between Katie Taylor a…
New boxing promoter Probellum agrees Whisper tie-up, DAZN to show Canelo on PPV
UK-based sports production company Whisper has agreed a deal with Probellum, the fledgling global boxing promotion and media company
Anthony Joshua pens ‘career-long’ Matchroom Boxing deal
Unified heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua has signed a ‘career-long’ promotional deal with the Matchroom Boxing promoter.
DAZN aims for linear exposure in UK with expanded Matchroom deal
DAZN’s expanded global media rights deal with Matchroom Boxing will see the multi-platform broadcaster take greater control over how and where Matchroom spends its budget.
Matchroom Boxing and DAZN agree five-year deal in the UK & Ireland
DAZN and Matchroom Boxing have confirmed a global media rights deal that from July 31 will include rights in the UK and Ireland, ending a decades-long partnership between Matchroom and pay-television broadcaster…
Matchroom’s Hearn recommends DAZN subscription hike in US
Subscription OTT streaming platform DAZN should more than double its monthly US subscription fee in order to lock in a long-term commitment from boxing fans, according to Eddie Hearn, managing director…
DAZN adds Garcia to boxing roster
Subscription OTT sports streaming platform DAZN has added another leading boxer to its portfolio in the US, after four-division world champion Mikey Garcia signed with the Matchroom Boxing USA agency
DAZN expands Spanish offering with Matchroom Boxing’s Barcelona event
OTT sports streaming service DAZN has added to the content on its Spanish platform after agreeing a deal to broadcast the first Matchroom Boxing event held in Spain later this year
Sky picks up rights to new boxing tournament
UK pay-television broadcaster Sky Sports has acquired rights to The Golden Contract, a new boxing tournament organised by MTK Global
DAZN to show Joshua’s US debut at Madison Square Garden
DAZN will show Anthony Joshua’s next heavyweight title defence in the US, agreeing a deal with Matchroom Boxing’s UK arm to acquire the rights.
Whyte-Chisora on Showtime in the US
The heavyweight boxing rematch between Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora will be broadcast in the US on Showtime, despite the partnership between the fight’s promoter Matchroom and the streaming service D…
Haymon puts PBC on ITV; strengthens hand in Joshua-Wilder talks
Premier Boxing Champions, the series of events operated and managed by Al Haymon, has struck a three-year deal with UK commercial broadcaster ITV that spreads 15 events per year across its platforms
US boxing landscape transformed by new deals, but broadcasters more cautious than advertised
A whirlwind six months for US boxing have seen five major media-rights deals agreed from May to October this year, setting up a four-way battle for supremacy between platforms from 2019 onward
DAZN closes in on blockbuster Canelo deal with Golden Boy
DAZN is closing in on a long-term deal with Golden Boy Promotions in the US that would see at least two of Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez's fights shown exclusively on the platform. Th
HBO gets out of the US fight game after 45 years
US pay-television broadcaster HBO has decided to end its live boxing coverage after 45 years, responding to seismic changes in the US boxing landscape.