DAZN to develop its first boxing broadcast to Brazil

The sports OTT DAZN will develop its first boxing broadcast in Brazil, with the fight that will face Mexican boxer Juan Francisco Estrada and Thai Srisaket Sor Rungvisai for the World Boxing Council’s (CMB) Flyweight Championship, at the Inglewood Forum, in California.

Apart from DAZN, the fight will be also broadcast by ESPN Latin America, as part of the launch of the new ‘ESPN KnockOut’ fighting segment, in which former world champions Sergio ‘Maravilla’ Martínez and Julio César Chávez Jr will take part. Azteca 7 It will also broadcast the event for Mexico.

DAZN’s broadcasts, with narrations by César Augusto and comments by Gabriel Oliveira, adds to the 100 annual fighting events that the OTT offers in the US. Into other boxers,  Mexican Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez has an agreement running with the company.