Tyson Fury’s much anticipated collision with Francis Ngannou will be broadcast live worldwide on DAZN PPV (excluding UK, Ireland, US and Canada).
The 10-round boxing match will take place on Saturday, 28 October 2023, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and will draw global engagement for DAZN from both MMA and boxing fans.
This clash of heavyweight titans is promoted by Queensberry, Top Rank and Ngannou’s promotional banner, GIMIK Fight Promotions.
DAZN Group CEO, Shay Segev stated on the move: “DAZN is absolutely committed to bringing the best in sports entertainment to its millions of subscribers right across the globe.
“This match-up between two of the greatest fighters of all time in their respective disciplines promises to be explosive and engrossing – just the sort of event that engages fight fans as well as reaching new audiences. It is also a great honour to help kick-off the start of the Riyadh season by bringing Fury v Ngannou to the world.”
His Excellency Turki Alalshikh (Chairman of the Board of the General Entertainment Authority and Head of Riyadh Season) added: “This is an unprecedented heavyweight boxing contest fitting for a global audience to witness so we are extremely pleased that DAZN PPV has joined with us to make this fight available worldwide.”
Frank Warren (Queensberry Chairman) concluded: “This is an event which deserves to reach all corners of the globe and the interest in Tyson Fury going up against Francis Ngannou has been phenomenal. Sports fans right across the world will be able to view this historic occasion to mark the opening of Riyadh Season live on DAZN PPV and we are delighted to welcome them as partners to showcase this groundbreaking heavyweight spectacle.”