CSI Sports (Est. `97), the leading provider of televised fight content, has signed a new distribution agreement for its FIGHT SPORTS network with DAZN the leading LIVE and on demand sports streaming service in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan.
LIVE Events featured by FIGHT SPORTS on DAZN in Germany, Austria and Switzerland include the world renowned HBO Championship Boxing series, including the Nov. 19th WARD vs. KOVALEV fight as well as some of the most high profile `live’ WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO World Title Boxing events in all the DAZN markets including the WBO Heavyweight Championship on Dec 10thand the WBC Heavyweight Championship on Dec. 17th. DAZN will also provide extensive live coverage from K-1 on Dec 3rdand Glory Kickboxing on Dec 10th, as well as extensive Championship Kickboxing, MMA, Martial Arts and exclusive Reality, Documentary, original programming as well as some of the Greatest Classic fights featuring legendary fighters such as Tyson, Lewis, De La Hoya and Foreman.
These launches continues FIGHT SPORTS’ rapid global expansion. Since launching in December 2012, CSI Sports has already a wide range of carriage agreements for its FIGHT SPORTS Network with operators across Europe and the Asia Pacific region that has taken the network into over 35 countries within less than 4 years since launching.
John Gleasure, Chief Commercial Officer from DAZN said, ”We are delighted that through this partnership with FIGHT SPORTS, we will provide our members with even more great live fight content on DAZN, all at one affordable monthly price and without long term contracts.
“We are excited to be expanding FIGHT SPORTS’ reach with DAZN’s pioneering digital service alongside some of the world’s most prestigious sports brands. Our performance and significant investment in LIVE events and original programming under the FIGHT SPORTS brand has driven our penetration quickly into almost 40 countries in less than 4 years” said CSI Sports, Co-CEOs, Richard and Craig Miele
About CSI SPORTS
CSI Sports was founded in the US in 1997 by Richard and Craig Miele, and has a rich heritage of acquiring, producing and distributing fight-related content. In addition to the high profile live events, it boasts ownership of an invaluable asset of content in today’s media market that includes thousands of hours of the widest variety of premium fight-related programming from across the globe. The company also syndicates its weekly "FIGHT SPORTS" programming to regional sports networks in the US, reaching over 70 million households.
FIGHT SPORTS, CSI Sports’ first 24/7 global network in HD, broadcasts a range of live Championships and other fight content across a wide variety of fighting disciplines from exclusive reality and documentary series to original programming. Visit www.fightsports.tv for more information.
DAZN is a live sports streaming service that allows fans to watch their sport, their way, live or on-demand. With access to the world’s best sports, fans can watch their favourite teams, leagues and players anytime, anywhere, for one simple, affordable monthly price and with no long-term fixed contract. DAZN has over 8,000 live events a year and features the widest array of live sports ever offered on one TV service. DAZN has the ability to play, pause and rewind anytime with no commercial interruptions and no long-term commitments.
DAZN is available in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones and tablets. DAZN is a part of Perform, a leading global sports media group. Visit http://media.dazn.com/en/ for more information.