All Elite Wrestling is continuing to grow its reach via a new broadcasting deal that will see them begin airing both Dynamite and Rampage in India.
Eurosport India has acquired the rights for AEW programming and will begin airing both Dynamite and Rampage on Sunday, August 15, Indian Independence Day. August 15 is also 2 days after Rampage makes its debut in the United States.
Eurosport India acquires broadcasting rights of All Elite Wrestling
Mumbai, Aug 2 (UNI) Eurosport India has acquired the broadcasting rights of All Elite Wrestling (AEW) - the new wrestling league, which is taking the world by storm.
This partnership will bring viewers in India weekly wrestling programs jam-packed with action and the unexpected. Indian fans will have a robust selection of high-octane offerings from AEW’s portfolio.
Eurosport India will begin airing AEW’s weekly flagship show, AEW DYNAMITE, starting on this Independence Day.
Starting on August 15, AEW’s newest show, AEW RAMPAGE, will make its debut on Eurosport India.
AEW RAMPAGE will be an electrifying new show featuring the hottest stars of today and tomorrow showcasing their athleticism, charisma and creativity on the fastest rising stage in all of professional wrestling.
The gripping one-hour show, which will take place in different cities across the US each week, brings new content, matchups and personalities to fans every Saturday and Sunday in India.
''Pro-wrestling is a sport that every kid in India has grown up watching, and its popularity is on the rise. Eurosport has always believed in building communities and bringing quality content for the passionate fans,'' said Vijay Rajput, Senior VP - Affiliate Sales and Product Distribution, Asia - India Sales & Distribution at Discovery Inc and Head of Eurosport India.
''AEW, in a short period, has grown rapidly and this partnering with AEW allows us to bring to our fans some of the biggest names in the pro-wrestling world - thus strengthening our commitment of bringing world class action to fans,'' he added.
In addition, Eurosport India will be broadcasting AEW’s wildly popular pay-per-view events including September’s highly-anticipated ALL OUT as well as four new professional wrestling specials annually.
''In less than two years since launching AEW DYNAMITE, we’ve started a professional wrestling revolution.Through our partnership with Eurosport India, we’re looking forward to showcasing the best professional wrestling that fans in India demand and deserve,'' said Tony Khan, CEO, GM and Head of Creative of AEW.
''We were an instant success in the US, and now fans across the world are discovering AEW, feeling refreshed and excited about professional wrestling again. We can’t wait for fans in India to experience our dynamic storytelling, high-flying action and incredible roster of global stars and homegrown talent on a weekly basis,'' he added.
AEW features a world-class roster of diverse male and female professional wrestlers, giving fans a new wrestling experience for the first time in 20 years.
AEW is headlined by Cody Rhodes, Kenny Omega, The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson), Chris Jericho, Sting, Hangman Page, MJF, Miro, Darby Allin, Hikaru Shida, Dr. Britt Baker and Jon Moxley, and features stars such as Christian Cage, Mark Henry, Paul Wight, Matt Hardy, Sammy Guevara, Jungle Boy, Andrade El Idolo, Malakai Black, Anthony Bowens, Max Caster, FTR, Orange Cassidy, Nyla Rose, Kris Statlander, Jade Cargill, Brian Cage, Ricky Starks, Scorpio Sky, and many more.
AEW fans can also stream their favorite new wrestling league on discovery+.
On Friday, August 20. AEW Rampage will present “The First Dance” from the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. Learn more here.