Discovery Networks Asia Pacific’s sports channel for India DSport has acquired the broadcasting rights of the marquee wrestling property ‘Ring of Honour’ and MMA ‘Cage Warriors’. The acquisitions further embellished the channel’s portfolio of more than 4,000 hours of live content spread across genres like football, tennis, cycling, horse-racing, golf, motorsports and extreme sports. Indian viewers will get to witness live action of the first fight of Cage Warrior Fighting Championship on June 2.
Ring of Honour (ROH) known for its athleticism and hard hitting style is an American professional wrestling and has a huge fan following across the globe. ROH has produced celebrated wrestlers and superstars in wrestling. Daniel Bryan, Cesaro, Chris Hero, AJ Styles, Seth Rollins, Daniel Puder, The Hardy Boyz, Kevin Owens are few among the wrestlers who have made it big in global promotions like the WWE. Dsport will telecast fresh episodes of ROH delivered weekly from the US.
Cage Warriors Fighting Championship or CWFC which was established in 2001 is a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) organisation based in London. The platform has produced stars like Conor McGregor and Michael Bisping in MMA. There will be 11 fights of Cage Warriors series every year and each fight lasting for two to three hours will broadcast live on Dsport.
Dsport now reaches out to more than 70 million households in the country. The channel is available on Tata Sky on LCN 495, Dish TV on channel no. 630; Videocon D2H on channel no. 410. Dsport is also available on leading MSOs, including Hathway on channel no. 183, Fastway on channel no. 314, SITI Cable on channel no. 483 and GTPL on channel no. 114, among others.