DAZN unveils two global FAST channels

Sports streamer DAZN has launched two global FAST channels, DAZN Combat and DAZN Women’s Football.

DAZN Combat will be centered on boxing and MMA, including live events, highlights, archive fights, documentaries and much more.

The channel will house DAZN’s roster of boxing and combat properties including Matchroom Boxing, Golden Boy, MF & DAZN: X Series, PFL Archive, Ansgar Fighting League, Naciones MMA, Muay Thai for Life, Primetime Wrestling, KOK, MMA Bushido and Dream Boxing.

DAZN Women’s Football will offer content from UEFA Women’s Champions League (UWCL), Finetwork Liga F as well as archives, behind-the-scenes access and highlights of the best moments. It was also air the documentaries such as Equals and The Game that Changed Football.

LG will be carrying the channels globally (not including DAZN’s core territories). They will be available on LG Channels in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, the Nordics (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Sweden), Netherlands, France and Australia. Samsung TV Plus will also distribute the DAZN Women’s Football Channel in Australia and New Zealand, where the channel has since launched. VIDAA will carry both channels in Australia, Brazil and Mexico.

DAZN Combat will exclude the US, Canada, Baltics, Crimea, Iran, Cuba, North Korea and Syria. While DAZN Women’s Football excludes MENA, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau.

Other partners will be brought on board following the launch, increasing the reach in more territories.

DAZN recently launched the free, ad-supported 24/7 channel DAZN Rise in Germany and Austria dedicated to women’s sport. It live broadcasts and  provides highlights of the UWCL, the French and Spanish first leagues, Division 1 Féminine and Finetwork Liga F. With Women’s Bundesliga,  golf, handball, basketball, hockey and boxing also coming to the channel in September.

Veronica Diquattro, CEO global markets DAZN said: “DAZN is the home of women’s football, boxing and fight sports globally. We are committed to increasing the global presence of these sports in markets across the world and the channels will help even more sports fans have greater access to top-tier sports rights across the globe.

“We already have an impressive rights portfolio of global rights properties in non-core markets and the global FAST channels highlight our commitment to provide frictionless, anytime, anywhere sports entertainment to passionate fans.”

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