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Eleven Sports announces partnership with Fighting Spirit

By Community | November 23, 2017

Global sports provider Eleven Sports has today announced a partnership with combat sports distributor, Fighting Spirit, for fans in Italy and Belgium to enjoy live and exclusive boxing in November and December.

On Friday 15th December, the WBO Heavyweight Title eliminator from Yekaterinburg, Russia, will be shown live and exclusive on Eleven Sports in Italy and Belgium.

Contender Christian Hammer will take on former world champion Alexander Povetkin in a bout which will see the winner become the mandatory challenger for the WBO title, securing the chance to face current Heavyweight Champion Joseph Parker.

On Monday 27th November, boxing fans in Italy will be able to watch four bouts from the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, including the WBC International Heavyweight Title fight between Sergei Kuzmin and Amir Mansour.

Danny Menken, Group Managing Director, Eleven Sports, said: “We are thrilled to build on our fight sports portfolio across multiple markets worldwide following the recent success Eleven Sports has enjoyed with Mayweather vs McGregor and top MMA action from UFC and Cage Warriors.

“This partnership confirms our strategy to meet un-met demand and make underserved content available for domestic fans.”

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