Anthony Joshua’s future fights will probably be screened on DAZN after the broadcaster confirmed a “groundbreaking” link-up with the British heavyweight.
The transfer means the top of Joshua’s take care of Sky Sports activities, which has been in place all through his skilled profession.
The deal is reportedly value £100million a 12 months to the 32-year-old fighter from Watford, who will grow to be a worldwide ambassador for DAZN in addition to a particular advisor to the group.
Joshua is because of tackle Oleksandr Usyk in a rematch in August, after the Ukrainian beat the Briton final September to grow to be WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO heavyweight champion.
“I’m coming into a brand new section in my profession with a brand new coaching setting, new coaches and now a brand new broadcaster,” Joshua stated.
“Negotiations at this degree take time, so I’m happy to have all of it wrapped up and now I can totally give attention to giving the followers and DAZN what they need – knockouts within the glamour division.
“I’ve been working with DAZN and following its progress for a very long time. We’ve loved a extremely profitable partnership within the US for a few years and I do know the group and perceive the fervour and drive of the enterprise.”
Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn and the 43-year-old’s firm Matchroom Boxing equally left Sky final summer time, signing a five-year take care of DAZN.
DAZN is a subscription service that streams fights on cell platforms and tv.