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FloSports Announces Global Broadcast Agreement with United World Wrestling

Events from 2019 Ranking Series and World Beach Championships to air exclusively on FloWrestling.com

AUSTIN, Texas, January 17, 2019 – Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content,  announced a partnership with United World Wrestling (UWW), the international governing body for the sport of wrestling, to provide live and on-demand coverage of the UWW Ranking Series and World Beach Championships through 2020 on FloWrestling.com.

The partnership with UWW will enable FloSports to expand its footprint in international wrestling featuring some of the most talented wrestlers including David Taylor, Jordan Burroughs, Kyle Synder, Kyle Dake, J’Den Cox, and others from around the globe as they head into the World Championships.

“United World Wrestling is excited to partner with FloSports in providing content and coverage of our Ranking Series events,” United World Wrestling Director of Commercial Operations Gordon Templeman said. “Our sport is fortunate to have a passionate fanbase and we believe FloSports will excel in connecting these Ranking Series and Beach Wrestling Championships to our core audience. Beach Wrestling is an exciting new style aimed at increasing participation and interaction with fans and young athletes. These tournaments won’t just include a display of high-level wrestling action, but also a sun-drenched, fan-friendly atmosphere.”

“United World Wrestling organizes the highest-caliber international competitions in the World,” FloSports SVP of Global Rights Acquisition & Strategy Adam Fenn said. “We’re thrilled to combine our efforts with UWW to grow the coverage and popularity of wrestling. As the world’s leading wrestling media company, we aim to increase exposure for the world’s top athletes leading into the World Championships, and we’re thrilled to introduce beach wrestling to U.S. fans.”

Upcoming events from the UWW Ranking Series and World Beach Championships include:

  • Ivan Yariguin: Jan. 24-27
  • Grand Prix Zagreb Open: Feb. 8-10
  • Hungarian Grand Prix – Polyak Imre Memorial: Feb. 23-24
  • Dan Kolov: Feb. 28- Mar. 3
  • UWW Beach Wrestling Qualifier (Buzios): Mar. 22-24
  • UWW Beach Wrestling Qualifier (Lisbon): Apr. 26-28
  • Sassari City: May 26
  • Hungarian GP: June 7-9
  • UWW Beach Wrestling Qualifier (location TBD): June 21-23
  • Yasar Dogu: July 12-14
  • Oleg Karavaev: July 26-28
  • UWW World Beach Wrestling Championship: Sept. 28-30

Through this partnership, FloWrestling has more than 160 live events during 2019. Fans also have access to the Big Ten Conference Wrestling Championships, Big 12 Conference Wrestling Championships, Final X, US Open, and more.

To access live and on-demand coverage of all UWW Ranking Series and World Beach Championships, and other wrestling events, visit FloWresting.com and become a PRO subscriber, which unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the events and other competitions across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Roku, or Apple TV 4.

Streaming 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.

For more information, visit FloWrestling.com.

About FloSports

FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, partners with event rights holders, governing bodies, and other media companies to unlock a world of sports coverage that true fans have been waiting for. Through live streaming of premier events, original video programming, and weekly studio shows, FloSports is growing the sports, the events, the athletes, and the fans. Current verticals under the FloSports header include Wrestling, Softball, MMA, Basketball, Racing, Track, Gymnastics, Hockey, and more.

About United World Wrestling

United World Wrestling is the international governing body for the sport of wrestling and is responsible for sanctioning Olympic, traditional, Beach Wrestling, and non-Olympic styles of the sport. To learn more about United World Wrestling and the activities of its 180 national federations, please visit UnitedWorldWrestling.org, Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.