DAZN

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DAZN (pronounced "da-zone") is an over-the-top subscription video streaming service owned by Perform Group. The service is dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand streaming of events from various properties. It first launched in Austria, Germany, Japan, and Switzerland in August 2016, and in Canada the following year.

DAZN made its way into the US market in 2018 as a streaming service focusing on combat sports. It first featured fights from Eddie Hearn's Matchroom Sport, a premier British promotion that had expanded into the US market, but would later snap up exclusive deals with top individual boxers, highlighted by an 11-fight contract with Saul Alvarez worth a reported $365 million. It would later pick up Golden Boy Promotions cards from HBO and the World Boxing Super Series, as well as exclusive fight deals with Gennady Golovkin and Anthony Joshua, and added ring announcer Michael Buffer as an ambassador. DAZN's business model replaces the traditional pay-per-view system with a monthly subscription-based model (currently $19.99 a month or $99.99 per year). Aside from boxing, DAZN in the USA airs several MMA promotions including Bellator, Combate Americas, and KSW, as well as other minor sports promoted by Matchroom such as darts and snooker.