Deal furthers FloSports’ leadership in grappling and submission tournaments
AUSTIN, Texas — August 29, 2018 — Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced a multiyear deal with United World Wrestling (UWW), the international governing body for the sport of amateur wrestling, to provide live and on-demand coverage of the World Grappling Championships on FloGrappling.com.
The deal enables FloGrappling to exclusively air all four days of both gi and no-gi grappling competitions, as athletes from around the world compete for the championship title. The addition of UWW’s World Grappling Championships bolsters FloSports’ coverage of grappling and submission sports, which already includes events with the IBJJF, UAEJJF, Fight 2 Win, Kasai Elite Grappling Championships and more.
United World Wrestling presides over various forms of international wrestling competitions, including men’s and women’s grappling. With several competitions around the world annually, the World Grappling Championships serve as UWW’s flagship event, featuring national teams from Russia, Poland, France, Iran, Ukraine, Italy, Azerbaijan, Kryzgstan, Brazil, the United States and more.
Coverage of the World Grappling Championships is Sept. 6-9, 2018, in Astana, Kazakhstan, and will be available exclusively on FloGrappling.com.
“As one of the most competitive and technical forms of combat, grappling draws fans and competitors from around the world,” FloSports SVP, Rights and Acquisition Strategy Adam Fenn said. “Our partnership with United World Wrestling gives us the unique opportunity to grow and develop the Championships into one of the biggest events in grappling. Teaming up with UWW for the World Grappling Championships is a great chance to showcase some of the today’s best and up-and-coming fighters. ”
“Grappling is a worldwide phenomenon and we are looking forward to working with FloSports to showcase our style to fans everywhere on FloGrappling.com,” said United World Wrestling president Nenad Lalovic. “We’re confident FloGrappling’s coverage of the World Grappling Championships will give the sport new energy and attract more athletes and fans.”
With more than 10,000 live competitions per year, FloSports continues to emerge as the global leader in live, in-depth, and on-demand digital coverage for passionate sports fans. To access live and on-demand coverage of the World Grappling Championships, visit FloGrappling.com and become a monthly or annual PRO subscriber. Either subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the matches across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Roku, or Apple TV 4.
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About United World Wrestling
United World Wrestling is the international governing body for the sport of wrestling and is responsible for sanctioning Olympic, traditional, and non-Olympic styles of the sport. To learn more about United World Wrestling and the activities of its 180 national federations, please visit www.UnitedWorldWrestling.org, Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.