TrillerNet Buys FITE To Grow PPV And Streaming Footprint

Fight sports activities platform to turn into unique international digital distributor of all Triller Combat Membership occasions.

  • Posted: April 15 2021
  • By: Ed Dixon

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  • FITE has streamed greater than 5,000 reside occasions over the previous 5 years
  • Platform has partnerships with likes of High Rank, Matchroom and WWE
  • Deal completes Triller’s “360-degree content material engine”, says co-owner Ryan Kavanaugh

TrillerNet, the father or mother firm of video social app Triller, has acquired fight sports activities streaming platform FITE. The deal, monetary phrases of which weren't launched, provides Triller an extra foothold within the reside occasion pay-per-view (PPV) and streaming area, whereas increasing the attain of the platform’s AI-powered content material and distribution ecosystem. Triller mentioned the acquisition can even permit the corporate to proceed to spend money on new life-style and leisure programming.  FITE claims to have greater than ten million customers and 4 million registered sports activities and leisure followers. Over the previous 5 years, it has streamed greater than 5,000 reside occasions and has partnerships with the likes of High Rank, Matchroom Boxing, ONE Championship and World Wrestling Leisure (WWE).

In complete, FITE boasts ‘content material relationships’ with over 300 sports activities rights holders throughout 5 continents and has streamed fights that includes a few of boxing’s largest names, together with Floyd Mayweather, Mike Tyson, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, and Tyson Fury. The platform additionally broadcast the 2019 rematch between YouTube influencers KSI and Logan Paul.

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