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August 26, 2017

ESPN and Top Rank Announce Mega Comprehensive Multi-year Agreement for New Fight Series

Top Rank

Extensive Trailblazing Distribution Plan Includes Television, Streaming, Direct-to-Consumer and Pay-Per-View Platforms

Next Top Rank on ESPN is September 22nd on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and the ESPN App

Deal Includes 18 Fights in Year One


ESPN and Top Rank today announced a vast and exclusive, multimedia agreement to make ESPN the home of Top Rank in the U.S. and Canada. Under the agreement, ESPN will televise live fights on ESPN and ESPN Deportes and stream them on the ESPN App, will stream fights and other Top Rank content on the recently announced ESPN-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service via BAMTECH and deliver select pay-per-view (PPV) fight events. It will also air all Top Rank content in English and in French on Canadian sister networks TSN and RDS. The next Top Rank on ESPN fight card, scheduled for September 22 in Tucson, Arizona, features two WBO World Title Fights with Oscar Valdez (22-0, 19 KOs, Featherweight) and Gilberto Ramirez (35-0, 24 KOs, Super Middleweight) title defenses.

Read the full press release on TopRank.com