Exclusive: FITE to add sumo wrestling and arm-wrestling to offering in 2024

Combat sport streamer, FITE is bolstering its sport offering in 2024, with increased coverage of sumo wrestling and a new arm-wrestling competition to roll out on the platform in the first quarter of next year. Speaking to DTVE, FITE, chief operating officer, Mike Weber outlined the company’s plans to strengthens its combat sports coverage, with […]

Liga Portugal lands on FITE

Sports streaming hub FITE has acquired the broadcasting rights to Liga Portugal for markets in the UK and Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Scandinavia through to 2026. Starting from December 2, FITE will stream Liga Portugal matches live in English. The deal will kick off from the twelfth matchday of the season, with it covering […]

FITE+ picks up rights to AFC Champions League

FITE+ has secured the exclusive streaming rights to show the AFC Champions League across five major territories in Europe including the UK and France. The two-year deal with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) sees the Triller-owned sport streaming service air all AFC matches in the UK & Ireland, Belgium, France and the Netherlands. The football […]

FITE+ launches BIG3 basketball in France and MENA

Sport streaming hub FITE+ has announced its coverage of the basketball league BIG3 will be extended to France and MENA. Live games of BIG 3 is already streamed in the rest of Europe, South America, Australia and New Zealand. The sixth season of the basketball tournament will now be included as part of the FITE+ […]

FITE to stream BIG3 games across select territories

The global platform for live sports and entertainment FITE is to stream the 2023 season games of basketball league BIG3 on its streaming service FITE+ in selected territories internationally. The basketball leagued founded by hip hop artist Ice Cube kicks off on June 25, will be live streamed every Sunday, live on FITE+ in Australia, […]

FITE launches FAST channel with Dooya

Combat sports streaming platform FITE has announced a partnership with Dooya Media to launch its first FAST channel. FITE will use Dooya’s FASTCast process to provide cable-quality distribution and monetization to traditional cable operators as well as OTT platforms and connected televisions.  The new FAST channel FITE 24/7 will be available at launch on LG […]

Virgin announces PPV deal with FITE

Combat sports streamer FITE has partnered with Virgin Media. The deal will make select pay-per-view events available through Virgin TiVo, V6 and Virgin TV 360 devices in the UK. The first event available to purchase will be the National Wrestling Alliance: Back For The Attack on March 21 at 8pm GMT. Other events from promoters […]

Mike Tyson v Roy Jones Jr. knocks-out pre-sale PPV records

The ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ boxing bout between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. has broken pre-sale pay-per-view fight records. The fight, taking place on November 28 at 9PM EST, will be available on PPV through cable and satellite providers internationally, and on the website and app. Triller, the video making and social media app, will also […]

Fite launches on Netgem TV in UK and Ireland

Combat sports streaming platform Fite has launched on Netgem TV in the UK and Ireland. The UK is the second largest market for Fite, and effectively serves as the UK home of upstart pro wrestling promotion AEW. Fite offers access to PPV events from a number of other promotions, such as WWE, Top Rank and […]

Fite opens UK office, hires ITV’s Halabi as SVP of international business development

Combat sports platform Fite has announced the opening of a UK office. The UK represents the second biggest and fastest-growing market for Fite after the US, and will serve as a permanent base for the company’s European operations. Globally, the service reached 2.2 million registered users in 2019 and saw 300% growth of pay per […]