Anthem Sports & Entertainment Inc., a global multi-platform media corporation, has announced that the firm’s professional wrestling promotion, IMPACT Wrestling has renewed its collaboration with Warner Bros. Discovery’s premium sports channel, Eurosport India.
This intriguing alliance will guarantee that IMPACT’s world-class content is available to audiences in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
The deal contains live telecasts of all live IMPACT Plus specials, offering Eurosport India viewers the best seats to all of the strenuous matchups, over-the-top drama, and larger-than-life competitors that only IMPACT can deliver. The renewal also includes the premiere of the all-new Hindi-language series Pehlwani Patakha, which features highlights from IMPACT—the promotion’s weekly flagship program—as well as exclusive games and conclusive instances from IMPACT Wrestling’s breakthrough glorious history of more than twenty years.
Scott D’Amore, Executive VP of IMPACT Wrestling, said, “IMPACT Wrestling has amassed a large and loyal fan base around the world, and India has always been one of our most passionate markets. We are excited to renew our successful partnership with Warner Bros. Discovery and Eurosport India, headlined by a slate of exciting live specials and the debut of the new Hindi-language series Pehlwani Patakha.
“We understand the power of local language in sports broadcasting and this extended partnership reinforces our commitment to customizing content that caters to the Indian market, while putting the spotlight on some of our prominent Indian talent, including fast-rising Punjab native Bhupinder Gujjar.”
Ruchir Jain, Head of Eurosport, South Asia-Warner Bros. Discovery, said, “We are delighted to extend our partnership with Anthem Sports & Entertainment, Inc. as the broadcasters for IMPACT Wrestling which has received a huge popularity in India through Eurosport. As one of the leaders in pro wrestling content in the Indian market we are confident that our extension of the relationship with IMPACT wrestling is only going to bring more joy and happiness to our loyal fanbase.”
IMPACT has demonstrated itself as one of the biggest professional wrestling organisations and the top-ranked destination for wrestling fans worldwide since its foundation in 2002.
Over the years, the wrestling program has seen some iconic performers such as Ric Flair, Sting, Kurt Angle, Kevin Nash, AJ Styles, and many more. The prevailing IMPACT roster includes IMPACT World Champion Josh Alexander, Knockouts World Champion Jordynne Grace, X-Division Champion “Speedball” Mike Bailey, World Tag Team Champions The Good Brothers (Doc Gallows and Karl Anderson), Knockouts World Tag Team Champions VXT (Deonna Purrazzo & Chelsea Green), and Digital Media Champion Brian Myers.
IMPACT Wrestling broadcasts in 120 nations across the globe, such as on fellow Anthem properties AXS TV in the United States and Fight Network in Canada. The program is also available online on YouTube, Facebook, and on its live streaming mediums like Pluto TV, Roku, Xumo, and other free ad-supported platforms.