DAZN, a global sports streaming service, on Wednesday says it will be expanding to over 200 countries and territories in December.
In a statement in Lagos by their PR agents in Nigeria, CMC Connect BCW, the streaming service said that by Dec. 1 the platform would debut with back-to-back weekends, featuring boxing events with International appeal.
The company said that on Dec. 5, budding lightweight American star Ryan Garcia takes on the battle-tested Brit and 2012 Olympic gold medalist Luke Campbell.
“On Dec. 12, unified heavyweight champion of the world Anthony Joshua OBE will defend his world titles against Bulgarian mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev.
“To maximise the international audience across North America and Europe the main events for both fights will start around midnight GMT/7 p.m. EST/4 p.m. PST.
“The initial monthly price point for new markets will be 1.99 pounds or less.
Commenting, Joseph Markowski, the Executive Vice President of DAZN said: “From the UK to Mexico to Australia, we have seen an encouraging level of interest in our key events since first launching in 2016.
Markowski said they were looking forward to introducing the DAZN platform around the world in December with an exciting schedule of fights.
He said that during the launch, DAZN’s global platform would feature world championship boxing events, as well as an ever-growing archive of classic fights.
“We will be featuring athletes and a slate of original programming including 40 Days, Saturday Night Live and ONE NIGHT. Additional sports and programming will be added beginning in 2021.
“The DAZN app will be available globally on most internet-connected devices, including Smartphones, tablets, laptops, PCs, and living room devices such as smart TVs, streaming sticks and game consoles,’’ Markowski said.