Wrestling

UK telco Virgin Media has agreed a carriage deal with pay-per-view platform Fite, giving its pay-television subscribers access to Top Rank, Premier Boxing Champions and All-Elite Wrestling events that…

Baltic media group TV3 has agreed a ‘multi-year’ rights deal with World Wresting Entertainment.

Pay-television broadcaster StarTimes has acquired rights in sub-Saharan Africa to content from the Impact Wrestling promotion
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Sports streaming service FloSports has acquired wrestling event management platform Trackwrestling from NBC Sports Group subsidiary SportsEngine, including all of the company’s assets and existing broadcast r…

US promotion Impact Wrestling has announced that its UK and Ireland broadcast model will switch to streaming via Facebook and YouTube, as of this week
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The American media strategy for World Wrestling Entertainment has now been dramatically reshaped and resettled following a landmark deal this week to license the content from the WWE Network exclusively …
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Marking a major strategic shift for American sports content streaming, World Wrestling Entertainment will shut down this spring its standalone, wholly owned and operated WWE Network and instead license…

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has agreed a rights deal in India with the New Japan Pro-Wrestling organisation
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US-based sports streaming service FloSports has struck a four-year media-rights agreement with international wrestling governing body United World Wrestling to broadcast a series of events on its FloWrestling …

Wrestling entertainment promoter WWE has secured a new deal in Thailand to broadcast its flagship weekly shows, Raw and SmackDown
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Vince McMahon, World Wrestling Entertainment chairman and chief executive, will be the subject of a multipart documentary series on Netflix, the company said as part of its latest quarterly earnings report
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Subscription broadcaster beIN Sports has renewed an agreement for US rights to the Major League Wrestling promotion

Sports Channel Network has acquired multi-platform rights in the UK and Ireland to US wrestling promotion Major League Wrestling

Premier Sports has acquired rights in the UK and Ireland to Impact Wrestling’s flagship weekly show and its showpiece events.

Wrestling entertainment promoter WWE has agreed a media-rights deal in China with video-streaming platform iQiyi Sports beginning September 22
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World Wrestling Entertainment, facing increased investor pressure amid falling TV ratings, blamed its ongoing viewership challenges on the lack of in-person audiences for its events

US media group Discovery has made a modest investment in the Italian rights to WWE wrestling to help increase audience share of its DMAX channel and improve the sluggish take-up of the broadcaster’s Dplay Plus premium OTT service.