DirecTV weighs in to Virtual Reality space with boxing app

US pay TV operator DirecTV has launched its first Virtual Reality (VR) app, designed to give boxing fans “a ringside seat” with immersive fight highlights. The Big Knockout Boxing (BKB) VR App offers highlights from a BKB fight event in Las Vegas and lets users select different fight highlights and close-up camera feeds. DirecTV said it […]

Sky Sports extends boxing deal

UK pay TV operator Sky’s sports unit has extended its deal with Matchroom Sport to air exclusive coverage of boxing matches, offering up to 120 live fights between now and 2021. Sky Sports viewers will be able to watch 20 shows each year and follow all the build-up across Sky channels and digital outlets. Viewers […]