MP & Silva, a leading international media company that provides media rights, digital, technology and sponsorship services, is pleased to announce broadcasting deals with RTL Netherlands and Arena Sport to showcase the inaugural 2017/18 season of the World Boxing Super Series.
In the Netherlands, the exclusive broadcaster will be RTL, one of Europe’s largest broadcasters, with fights available on its free-to-air RTL7 channel. A further deal has been signed with Arena Sport (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Serbia and Slovenia). Arena Sport run five channels, covering premium sports such as, UEFA Champions League, F1, Matchroom and Toprank events.
RTL and Arena Sport will all be able to cover all Fight Nights of the World Boxing Super Series 2017/18 live. The Fight Nights will be shown in a combination of free-to-air and pay-per-view formats, with the first quarter-final fight on 9th September.
MP & Silva’s CEO, Jochen Lösch, said:
“I’m delighted to announce these further European broadcasting deals with RTL and Arena Sport for World Boxing Super Series. These are fantastic premium partners to show these show these premium fights.”
Roger Lodewick, COMOSA’s Chief Commercial Officer said:
“Having premium boxing again on one of the leading free to air channels in The Netherlands is a recognition of the strength of the World Boxing Super Series. RTL7 is a great home for the Muhammad Ali Trophy and we look forward to jointly building the tournament in The Netherlands.” Roger Lodewick continues, “Arena Sport is a key sports platform in the Balkans and particularly when it comes to boxing. Therefore, we are pleased to reconfirm this by showcasing the World Boxing Super Series on Arena Sport.”
RTL7’s Program Director, Marco Louwerens, commented:
“We are proud to air the World Boxing Super Series on RTL; A new, premium brand in sports that delivers not only the best boxers around the world, but also the excitement, class and production value we love to see. That is also why the prestigious title of the Muhammad Ali Trophy fits perfectly to this tournament as it can only be won by the best.”
Arena Sport’s Program Director, Zoran Panjkovic, said:
“As Arena Sport is the home of premium boxing content and World Boxing Super Series is the home of premium boxers, we are thrilled to be airing this tournament which is a perfect fit for us.”