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ESPN announced on Thursday that the network and Top Rank Boxing extended a television deal through 2025.
The deal will allow for 54 Top Rank boxing events a year to be broadcast on ESPN platforms, including 18 live fight cards on ESPN, 12 primetime events in the U.S. on ESPN+ as well as 24 international cards on ESPN+, according to a news release from the network.
Boxing news, information and opinion will also appear across ESPN platforms with new programs in development, which will be announced at a later date.
“ESPN is thrilled with this new long-term agreement with Top Rank, which represents the most innovative and comprehensive relationship in the world of boxing today,” ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro said in a statement. “By creating and distributing significantly more Top Rank events and boxing content, ESPN and Top Rank will jointly cultivate upcoming fighters and fights, creating the stars of tomorrow while providing fans with the sport’s best content in a more personalized manner.”
The deal with ESPN was brokered by Creative Artists Agency on behalf of its client, Top Rank.
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