NEW DEAL WILL BRING UK FIGHT FANS THE BEST BOXING IN THE WORLD
ITV is thrilled to announce today a revolutionary new deal together with Haymon Sports and also Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) to bring exclusive coverage of exciting PBC world-class boxing events to ITV viewers and fight fans in the UK.
The collaboration that is special is the first time that Haymon Sports and PBC has partnered with a UK broadcaster to stage boxing events regularly. The exclusive tenth bargain will guarantee a minimum of 1-5 televised events annually, drawing from PBC’s unrivalled set of over 160 of the very best boxers in the world, which comprises over 60 current and former world champions in games staged both at the UK and the United States. PBC, rsquo boxing brand & the sport, is broadcast over network and cable television in the United States.
“This arrangement between PBC and ITV is fantastic news for boxing fans within the UK. We anticipate bringing events to viewers and superb activity rdquo, & s best fighters in the next several years; said ITV Director of Sport, Niall Sloane.
The world-class activity from events to another three years include free to air broadcasts on ITV’so channels, including ITV main channel and ITV4 along with ITV Hub, also may even incorporate pay per viewpoints on ITV’s PPV channel, ITV box-office.
“bringing large events to our own platforms under this deal allows ITV to build on its aim of developing our direct relationship with viewers as part of our Than TV strategy,” said Julian Ashworth, Director ITV Strategy and Direct to Consumer.
“The most collaboration means rsquo ITV & ;s viewers come in for a unique deal with PBC’s worldclass boxing events. ”
Further statements may probably follow at the days ahead of time.
This brand new deal for boxing adds to ITV Sport’s portfolio of first class events, which includes exclusive free to broadcast coverage of the England football club ’s qualifiers for both the European Championship and World Cup, both Nations and exclusive coverage of the Rugby World Cup, UK horse racing, the Tour de France and the French Open.