AEW has been under the Warner Bros brand for the past three years, while on the Bleacher Report streaming app for pay-per-views. Now the company is looking into new deals to stream its content.
Wrestlenomics’ Brandon Thurston reports that AEW and DAZN, a top sports streaming platform, had discussions about the possibility of becoming media partners. He explained that AEW and DAZN were talking about a deal to air shows in the United Kingdom, but a deal has yet to be realized.
DAZN has become the platform for major boxing events. The streaming service has been involved with the wrestling business and had WWE rights in Japan. at one point
The presence globally of DAZN is enough for AEW to capitalize. Whether or not the two sides can work together is something we’ll pay attention to if a deal is materialized.
The company has been earning over 1 million viewers per week for “Dynamite” following the All Out pay-per-view. The momentum will grow as a new broadcast deal in America is apparently on the horizon down the road.
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