Wrestling

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WWE has agreed a deal for the CW Network to broadcast its talent series WWE NXT in a five-year agreement that will put the 13-year-old World Wrestling Entertainment product on network television for the…
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World Wrestling Entertainment's showpiece Friday Night Smackdown programming is to move from Fox back to USA Network after a five-year exclusive rights deal was struck with NBCUniversal

News this week of Saudi Arabian state investment in the Professional Fighters League (PFL) has caused shares in both World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and Ultimate Fighting Group (UFC) parent Endeavor…

Improved media rights income for premium live events and weekly programming helped World Wrestling Entertainment secure a 25-per-cent increase in revenues in the second quarter

ViX, the OTT streaming platform owned by Spanish-language broadcaster TelevisaUnivisión, has acquired rights in Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean to the All Elite Wrestling promotion.

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is returning to streaming platform Twitch in a multi-year partnership that will also see the rebooting of the official WWE channel

Nick Khan, chief executive of WWE, has revealed that the wrestling organisation will be staging an event in India in September, and suggested that its flagship SmackDown programme could move from its current…
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A combined streaming deal for the Ultimate Fighting Championship and World Wrestling Entertainment is a possibility following Endeavor’s takeover agreement for the wrestling promotion.
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Sports and entertainment group Endeavor has acquired a majority interest in a new company that will combine World Wrestling Entertainment with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, forming what the two parties…

US-based wrestling organisation WWE has renewed its rights agreement with Germany-based free-to-air commercial channel ProSieben Maxx
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World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) set gate and viewership records for its Elimination Chamber event in Montreal, Canada

Pay-television broadcaster ESPN has acquired rights in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands to the All Elite Wrestling promotion

Subscription streaming broadcaster DAZN has acquired rights across various European countries and Central Asia to the All Elite Wrestling promotion

Subscription OTT sports broadcaster DAZN is to show programming from Impact Wrestling in over 170 countries after striking a deal with media company Anthem Sports & Entertainment

Subscription OTT broadcaster DAZN has agreed a non-exclusive media rights deal with Poland’s Kingpuin Prime Time Wrestling (PTW) to broadcast primetime wrestling events globally until the end of 2023. 

Sports broadcaster SPOTV has acquired the exclusive rights in Malaysia for All Elite Wrestling (AEW) in a two-year deal starting December 2

Entertainment company MultiChoice and World Wrestling Entertainment have announced a new broadcast deal that will see Showmax, the group’s streaming service in sub-Saharan Africa, become the new home o…

Australian pay-television broadcaster Foxtel will be the exclusive broadcaster of World Wrestling Entertainment in Australia after incorporating OTT service WWE Network into its services