Boxer Canelo Alvarez Signs $365 Million Deal With John Skipper’s Sports Streaming Network DAZN

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With HBO throwing in the towel on boxing, one of its biggest fighters is heading to online streaming.
Canelo Alvarez has signed a five-year, 11-fight deal with DAZN, the sports streaming service led by former ESPN president John Skipper. The company cl…

John Skipper-Led Streaming Service DAZN Touts September U.S. Launch

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For the first time in decades, John Skipper spearheaded a launch event for a sports network that has nothing to do with ESPN.
The longtime former president at the Disney-owned sports mainstay took the stage today as executive chairman of Perform Group …

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…