DAZN and Combate Americas signal landmark distribution deal

Starting with this weekend’s card headlined by Levy Marroquin vs. Jose ‘Pochito’ Alday, DAZN would be the unique residence of Combate Americas’ English-language broadcasts in the US and Canada. The multi-year deal guarantees to ship 13 Combate occasions in 2019.

“Chapter one among DAZN’s entrance into the U.S. market is targeted on fight sports activities,” mentioned DAZN SVP Joseph Markowski. “With 80 p.c of Combate Americas’ fights ending in a stoppage, we’re excited to convey that sort of motion to struggle followers.”

DAZN has a $1 billion deal to stream boxing, and has a nine-figure cope with Bellator, which begins with Bellator 206 on September 29.

The Marroquin vs. Alday bout will stream dwell from Phoenix on DAZN at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on Friday, Sept. 14. The winner of the bantamweight (135 lbs.) matchup between Marroquin, who hails from Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico and Alday of Tucson, Ariz. by means of Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, might be topped the primary Mexican MMA world champion in historical past in addition to the primary world champion in Combate Americas’ historical past.

DAZN additionally has moved into boxing, reportedly signing a cope with Matchroom Boxing valued at $1 billion. The service, which prices $9.99 a month, additionally operates in Austria, Canada, Germany, Japan, and Switzerland.

Followers can join DAZN for less than $9.99 per 30 days by registering at DAZN.com or by downloading the DAZN app on a variety of linked units, together with good TVs, PCs, smartphones, tablets, and recreation consoles. For extra data, followers can comply with DAZN’s U.S. social channels:
•@DAZNUSA on Fb;
•@DAZN_USA for Twitter; and,
•DAZN_USA for Instagram.

MMA stars Gilbert “El Niño” Melendez and Julianna “The Venezuelan Vixen” Peña, alongside play-by-play announcer Max Bretos will name the motion inside “La Jaula” – the Combate Americas cage.

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