Foxtel Group and No Limit Boxing announce new multi-year exclusive partnership

12/14/2022 - No comments

Foxtel Group and No Limit Boxing today announced a new, multi-year partnership, with No Limit Boxing to act as the exclusive supplier of Australian boxing events to Foxtel and Kayo Sports.

The partnership deepens the long-standing relationship between the Foxtel Group and No Limit, and will feature all of No Limit’s world-class fighters, including the No.1 ranked World Boxing Organisation (WBO) super welterweight contender Tim Tszyu who will face Jermell Charlo for the undisputed and highly-anticipated world-title on 29 January, 2023.

The partnership will also see all other No Limit fighters’ bouts shown exclusively on Foxtel and Kayo Sports to more than 2.8 million sports subscribers, including rising star and brother of Tim, Nikita Tszyu, Olympic medal winner and Australian Lightweight Champion, Harry Garside, Former Olympian Paulo Aokuso, along with world rated prospects Liam Wilson and Sam Goodman.

Foxtel Group CEO Patrick Delany said: “There is no doubt we are in a renaissance of boxing right now, with great fighters, big names and major bouts. The opportunity to partner with No Limit Boxing exclusively will take it to the next level after a record-breaking year for Main Event.”

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“We have backed boxing in Australia for more than 25 years, growing the sport through our pay-per-view platform which has showcased all the unmissable fights. That’s why we’re huge supporters of No Limit – who are first-class promoters dedicated to nurturing future champions to compete on the world stage.

“No Limit is an amazing First Nations business founded by the Rose brothers – George, Matt and Trent. We’re committed to continuing to strengthen our contribution to reconciliation as one of the largest sports broadcasters in Australia, and we will continue to look for opportunities like this to use our reach to amplify a diversity of voices and talent across our platforms. This partnership will not only deliver the best boxing content to our subscribers – it will also support No Limit to continue their important work in identifying and developing Australia’s boxing stars of tomorrow.”

No Limit Boxing CEO George Rose said: “No Limit is proud to have the best roster of fighters in the country and the events we put on are world-class. It’s clear Foxtel Group are the undisputed pay-per-view leaders and with their enormous and fast-growing audience they are bringing more fans into the sport than ever before.

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“This partnership makes us an unstoppable force and brings the best of the best together. Boxing is back in the spotlight where it belongs and 2023 promises to be bigger than ever. Not only do we have Tim Tszyu fighting for the undisputed world-title but Liam Wilson is expected to secure a world title fight in February. We also have an exciting triple-header in March featuring Nikita Tszyu, Harry Garside and Paulo Aokuso.”

For 25 years, the Foxtel Group’s Main Event pay-per-view destination has broadcast all the unmissable fights bringing World Champions to the fore as well as new and emerging talent. In the last 12 months more than 100 fighters have appeared on broadcast cards fuelling 50 pay-per-view events this year on Main Event.