Viacom’s Bellator Wraps Global Deal With Streaming Service DAZN

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Viacom's answer to UFC – the solidly rated Bellator Fighting Championships circuit – has set a new deal with international streaming service DAZN. Described as a nine-figure transaction, the new deal will see 15 fights simulcast on Viacom's Paramount Network as well as on DAZN. Seven more exclusive cards a year will be created just for DAZN, which streams sporting events in Germany, Austria, Japan and other countries. DAZN plans to launch in the U.S. in September. The…