AEW on Eurosport India
August 2, 2021
By Nik Roseveare
Eurosport India has acquired the broadcasting rights to All Elite Wrestling (AEW). This partnership will bring viewers in India weekly wrestling programmes from the popular wrestling league.
Eurosport India will begin airing AEW’s weekly flagship show, AEW Dynamite, from August 15th.
On the same day, AEW’s newest show, AEW Rampage, will make its debut on Eurosport India. AEW Rampage will be an electrifying new show featuring some of the biggest stars of today and tomorrow showcasing their athleticism, charisma and creativity on the fastest rising stage in professional wrestling. The 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.
In addition, Eurosport India will be broadcasting AEW’s pay-per-view events including September’s highly-anticipated ALL OUT which takes place in Chicago, as well as four new professional wrestling specials annually.
AEW fans can also stream content via discovery+.
Vijay Rajput, Senior Vice President – Affiliate Sales and Product Distribution, Asia – India Sales & Distribution at Discovery Inc. and Head of Eurosport India, said:“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 passionate fans. 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.”
“In less then two years since launching AEW Dynamite, we’ve started a professional wrestling revolution,” added Tony Khan, CEO, GM and Head of Creative of AEW. “Through our partnership with Eurosport India, we’re looking forward to showcasing the best professional wrestling that fans in India demand and deserve. 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.”
AEW features a world-class roster, boasting names including Cody Rhodes, Kenny Omega, The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson), Chris Jericho, Sting, Hangman Page, MJF, Miro (pictured), 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, Billy Gunn, Jack Hager and more.