MLW and FreeSports reach media rights deal in UK & Ireland


UNITED KINGDOM – Major League Wrestling, announced today it has entered into an agreement to broadcast its flagship weekly hour-long program MLW Fusion and Special Events nationally across the UK and Ireland on FreeSports, the most widely available Sports Channel in the country.

The partnership will commence with a 2-hour special special this Tuesday evening featuring the 2019 Battle Riot at 10pm.

Starting next week, FUSION will air every Monday at 10pm on FreeSports.

FreeSports is available on Freeview HD channel 64, Sky channel 422, Virgin 553, FreeSat 252, TalkTalk 64 and BT Vision channel 64. FreeSports is available in Ireland on Sky channel 429.

“This is a landmark deal for Major League Wrestling,” said MLW CEO and founder Court Bauer. “FreeSports features some of the premier sports leagues in the world. This partnership is going to take MLW to the next level as we take the league global.”

Richard Webb, COO of FreeSports said: “There is a huge wrestling following in the UK and we are delighted to bring Major League Wrestling, the fastest growing wrestling league to UK viewers. UK wrestling fans will be already familiar with the Hart Foundation, the famous wrestling family as well as Davey Boy Smith Jr.’s father, the British Bulldog who are stars in the promotion. 

“MLW already adds to our whole range of sports including – ice hockey, pool, rugby, football, etc. And it’s all free to 18 million homes in the UK on FreeSports.”

About FreeSports
FreeSports is dedicated to bringing free sport back to 18 million UK homes through the Freeview, Sky, Freesat, Virgin TV (HD), TalkTalk and BT Platforms.

For too long top quality sport has been locked behind a paywall, but now FreeSports aims to break this barrier and bring live sport back to the masses.

Our ever growing sports line-up includes; Football – Rugby League – Tennis – Ice Hockey – MMA – Basketball – Cricket – Speedway – Nascar – Athletics – Wrestling… and lots more world class action brought to you in partnership with some of sports’ leading rights holders including; IMG, MP Silva, Lagardere & Infront.

Televised sport is back where it belongs, Live and Free on FreeSports – because sport is better free!

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