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MansionBet sponsors Matchroom Boxing hot UK prospects

Gibraltar-based online betting group MansionBet has announced its official sponsorship of unbeaten British boxing prospects Anthony Fowler and Jordan Gill. The sportsbook’s branding will make its first appearance as a sponsor on 2 March as Gill faces Emmanuel Dominguez for the vacant WBA International Featherweight title – followed by the highly anticipated all British affair on 30 March, when Anthony …

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High Stakes as DAZN launches US property targeting OTT top spot

The eyes of tech and sports business will be firmly focused on today’s official launch of DAZN US property, Perform Group’s OTT service which aims to become ‘the Netflix of sports’. Backed by US private equity mogul Len Blavatnik’s Access Industries, DAZN seeks to revolutionise sports viewership, distribution and engagement across all continents. This summer, Perform Group stated its intent …

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Matchroom & Perform seek to land ‘US KO’ with $1 billion DAZN partnership

A blockbuster exclusive $1bn United States boxing streaming partnership aims to engage a new generation of fight enthusiasts, as well as reigniting current fans passions for the sport. The bumper eight-year deal, between Matchroom Boxing and Perform Group, will see some of boxing’s biggest stars feature over 16 bouts staged in various venues across America. Set to streamed upon the …

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32Red sponsors Burns and Bellew world title fight nights

Matchroom Boxing has announced that 32Red.com will sponsor Ricky Burns’ world title fight night in Glasgow and the first WBC Cruiserweight title defence for Tony Bellew in Liverpool. Both fights are live on Sky Sports, and will take place during the next fortnight. Ricky Burns puts his WBA Super-Lightweight belt on the line this Friday against the Ricky Hatton trained …

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Bookmakers KO Special K’s chances of making boxing history

UK bookmakers’ are giving Sheffield boxer Kell ‘Special K’ Brook a slender chance of beating Kazakh powerhouse Gennady GGG Golovkin, as the fighters meet this Saturday night at London’s O2 Arena. Coming into today’s weigh-in, Brook the IBF Welterweight champion has been priced by the majority of UK bookmakers at 5/1 versus firm favourite Golovkin’s 1/6 odds. Fighting for multiple …

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William Hill agrees sponsorship deal for Anthony Joshua fights

William Hill has signed a deal with Matchroom Sport to be the title sponsors of IBF World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua’s (MBE) next three fights. The new agreement follows on from William Hill’s sponsorship of AJ’s last two fights against Dillian Whyte and Charles Martin. Joshua (16-0-16 KO) defends his title for the first time at the O2 in London …

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SportsPro Live returns next week with annual conference

SportsPro Live returns this month for a two-day stint at Wembley Stadium, and they’ve gone all out to make the flagship conference a huge success. Here are just a few of the reasons why you should attend on 22nd and 23rd March. The wonder of Wanda Philippe Blatter doesn’t do many industry conferences, but the president and chief executive of …

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Matchroom Boxing announces William Hill will sponsor IBF World Title Fight

Matchroom Boxing is delighted to announce that the IBF World Heavyweight showdown between Charles ‘Prince’ Martin and Anthony Joshua MBE will be sponsored by William Hill. The eagerly anticipated bout between the two unbeaten fighters will take place on the 9th April at the O2 Arena in London. The fight, which is expected to be one of the biggest boxing bouts on …

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Betway sponsors Matchroom’s Froch v Groves fight

Online gambling operator Betway has signed a title sponsorship agreement with Matchroom Sport for the hugely anticipated rematch between Carl ‘Cobra’ Froch and ‘Saint’ George Groves, which will take place at Wembley Stadium connected by EE on 31 May. Froch, the defending WBA and IBF super-middleweight champion, will put his titles on the line against Groves, who pushed the pre-fight …

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