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October 3, 2018
October 3, 2018
Fight or Flight
HBO’s departing the boxing business, clearing the runway for DAZN (post-Perform split) and streamers of niche sports like karate to take flight. Meanwhile, in the increasingly crowded combat arena, Dana White is hoping the ESPN+McGregor effect can reignite the UFC’s fire.
A La Carte Before the Horse
From monthly SpurScriptions to the 4th quarter's version of PPV, basketball is rolling à la carte for the connected fan. And there’s money to be made beyond the live action: streaming services are building around RSN's pre- & post-game coverage to help out-of-market fans feel at home.
"Entities across all categories of motorsports agree on one thing: motorsports as we know it is experiencing a major disruption. Newer technologies, changes in audience habits and interests, and a drop in traditional viewership are some factors that have pushed motorsports to adapt and innovate in the ways they reach audiences."
Digital Media Analyst
Pelicans/Saints – New Orleans, LA
fuboTV – New York, NY
Asst. Editor, Streaming
BBC Sport – London, UK
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