Canelo Fight First Global Event May 2 For DAZN!
DAZN is expanding to more than 200 countries and territories in 2020 and Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez is kicking it all off in May. Read on for more about Canelo Fight as first phase of DAZN global expansion…
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CelebNSports247.com reports that the leading global sports streaming service, DAZN is celebrating that feat with its first global event with Canelo.
Once again Canelo Alvarez is becoming a Cinco de Mayo staple.
The Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez, will be fighting during Cinco de Mayo Weekend on Saturday, May 2, live on DAZN. Alvarez’s opponent has yet to be announced.
Sporting News reports:
The first phase of DAZN’s global expansion will be an English-language service honed in on boxing. With DAZN holding international rights to promotional companies such as Golden Boy Promotions, Matchroom Boxing USA and GGG Promotions, fighters including Alvarez and Gennadiy “GGG” Golovkin will be part of its year-round offering of premium live fights and original programming.
That original programming includes “40 Days,” its behind-the-scenes documentary series, “The Making Of” and “One Night.”
DAZN has debuted services in nine countries across four continents. Those countries include: Austria, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the United States. And now, an expansion touching many more countries.
DAZN EVP Joseph Markowski, who will oversee the global service promised:
This is just the beginning. In phase one, we’ll stage major boxing events around the world to attract fans to our service and then add more sports as those opportunities arise.