DAZN Signs Latin MMA Franchise in Multi-Year Streaming Deal

By Sports Technology Wire on September 14, 2018

DAZN, the Perform Group-owned sports streaming service that recently launched in the U.S., is adding a hispanic MMA sports franchise to the lineup.

The live and on-demand sports platform, which already has streaming deals with Bellator MMA and Matchroom Boxing, announced a multi-year distribution deal in the U.S. and Canada with Combate Americas, a Spanish-language MMA franchise.

As part of the deal, which brings Combate Americas to English-language viewers for the first time, DAZN will stream a minimum of 13 Combate Americas fight nights a year, starting with the Gustavo Lopez v. Jose Alday bantamweight bout, streaming live from Phoenix on Friday night, Sept. 14. The winner of the bantamweight (135 pounds) matchup will be crowned the first Mexican MMA world champion in history, according to DAZN.

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