In one other transfer that cements the worldwide sports activities leisure firm as the final word dwelling of sports activities, DAZN Group in the present day declares a landmark partnership with social media megastar KSI and his promotional firm Misfits Boxing. The deal, in affiliation with the Sauerland brothers, Wasserman Boxing and Correct Loud, will see all KSI fights and MF & DAZN: X Collection occasions broadcast solely on DAZN for the following 5 years.
DAZN is a number one digital sports activities platform in Italy, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Portugal, Japan, Canada, the US and the UK. Its wide selection of unique content material contains top-flight soccer from the world’s hottest competitions – Bundesliga, English Premier League, J.League, LaLiga, Serie A, and the UEFA Champion’s League, along with the most important sports activities from around the globe – Components 1, NFL, NBA, MotoGP and the UFC. DAZN is a worldwide dwelling for boxing and fight sports activities by its partnerships with Matchroom Boxing, Golden Boy Promotions, the Skilled Fighters League, and a worldwide dwelling for Ladies’s Soccer with Ladies’s European Champions League and Liga F. DAZN is including extra sport and extra types of leisure to its platform to create the final word vacation spot for sports activities followers.
This pioneering partnership will carry 5 extra years of crossover drama and continuous boxing motion to DAZN subscribers around the globe. The collection will characteristic the most important international names in leisure, sport, and way of life, and will probably be delivered to DAZN’s best-in-class reside manufacturing requirements.
MF & DAZN: X Collection
This announcement follows the large success of the MF & DAZN: X Collection so far, which has seen unprecedented numbers tuning in to observe the drama reside and on-demand. The primary present alone, headlined by KSI in August, attracted practically 2 million international viewers on DAZN (with 90% of these tuning in being first time subscribers to DAZN), with the highlights and build-up content material producing an extra 30 million views throughout DAZNs social platforms.
“DAZN brings the perfect in sport and leisure to hundreds of thousands of shoppers worldwide. The MF & DAZN: X Collection has rapidly proved to be vastly well-liked, driving vital new audiences and fascinating a brand new era of sports activities followers. We’re extraordinarily excited to be partnering with KSI, Wasserman Boxing, Mams Taylor and the complete Misfits group to construct on this early success over the following 5 years”, stated Joe Markowski, CEO DAZN North America.
KSI, CEO of Misfits Boxing, stated: “It is a huge settlement between everybody concerned with Misfits Boxing, and I personally couldn’t be extra excited for what this implies for everybody transferring forwards. It simply reveals everyone seems to be right here to determine a long-serving crossover boxing promotion that goals to supply final leisure and someplace the followers and fighters can name dwelling. There’s no higher option to rejoice this deal than with me combating on Jan 14th and organising an enormous 2023. Misfits Boxing has arrived and is right here to remain.”
Co-President of Misfits Boxing and CEO of Correct Loud, Mams Taylor stated: “Misfits Boxing was birthed to present the followers crossover boxing of the very best high quality, and a promotion that’s as a lot theirs as it’s ours. The success, because of the improbable partnership between KSI, DAZN, Wasserman Boxing and myself, has meant that we are able to proceed to stay the established dwelling of this sport. We’re proud that the long run will probably be full of numerous MF & DAZN: X Collection occasions, and this deal is simply the place to begin of what Misfits Boxing will go on to attain for the following 5 years.”
“This settlement is actually an historic occasion and one which adjustments the dynamics of the complete ‘crossover’ boxing trade. We’re so pleased with Misfits Boxing’s achievements in its first six months of smashing data however now, with the long-term imaginative and prescient with our esteemed companion DAZN in place, we are able to deal with consistency of delivering the very best occasions below the MF & DAZN: X Collection Occasions beginning with the blockbuster on January 14”, stated Kalle Sauerland, Co-President of Misfits Boxing and Head of World Boxing at Wasserman Boxing.
MF & DAZN X Collection 004 sees KSI and Faze Mood combat it out in an epic grudge match on the OVO Enviornment Wembley in London on January 14th. This blockbuster evening will probably be obtainable around the globe for DAZN subscribers and as a DAZN PPV in Australia, Canada, France, Netherlands, Mexico, New Zealand, Sweden, the UK, Eire and the U.S.
MF & DAZN: X Collection 005 will happen within the UK on Saturday February 25.MF & DAZN: X Collection 006 will probably be staged within the US on Saturday April 22.MF & DAZN: X Collection 007 will probably be staged within the UK on Saturday Might 13.MF & DAZN: X Collection 008 will probably be staged within the US in June, 2023