Slammiversary 2018 to Air Live Exclusively on FITE.tv in UK and International Markets
For Immediate Release – July 3, 2018
IMPACT Wrestling Announces Slammiversary 2018 to Air Live Exclusively on FITE.tv in UK and International Markets
LONDON | TORONTO – IMPACT Wrestling, a subsidiary of Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp., announced today that its marquee annual summer pay-per-view extravaganzaSlammiversary will be streamed live exclusively on FITE.tv in the UK and other international markets.
Emanating from Rebel Entertainment Complex in Toronto, Canada on July 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET (July 23 at 1:00 UK time), Slammiversary will be streamed live and subsequently available on-demand, marking the first time a live pay-per-view event will be available for purchase for fans in the UK, Ireland, Australia and many more countries.
In the main event at Slammiversary, former NFL offensive lineman Moose will challenge Austin Aries for the IMPACT World Championship, plus “The Undead Bride” Su Yung defends her Knockouts Championship against former five-time titleholder Madison Rayne. Slammiversary will also feature the returns of Johnny Impact, who was recently featured on the 37th season of Survivor, and New Japan Pro-Wrestling star “The Bone Soldier of the Bullet Club” Taiji Ishimori.
FITE.tv is a premium digital live streaming network that has presented over 1,000 live professional wrestling, mixed martial arts, boxing and other combat sports events since its launch in 2016. It is available online at www.FITE.tv, as an app on all iOS and Android devices, as well as Roku, Apple TV and Android TV boxes.
“Slammiversary will be one of the biggest events in our company’s history,” said Ed Nordholm, president of IMPACT Wrestling. “Through our partnership with FITE.tv, I am very excited that, for the first time ever, we can stream this monumental event live to our incredible fans all over the world, including the UK, ahead of our return at Wrestling MediaCon in September.”
FITE.tv Chief Operating Officer Michael Weber added: “Slammiversary is shaping up to be one of the summer’s biggest events and we are delighted to have it as a part of FITE.tv.”
For more information about Slammiversary on FITE.tv, including pricing details, visit www.FITE.tv.
In North America, Slammiversary will be distributed on FITE.tv, as well as cable and satellite providers, including DISH, DirecTV, iN Demand, Vubiquity, Rogers, Bell, Shaw and Sasktel.
For more information about IMPACT Wrestling and Slammiversary, visit www.impactwrestling.com.
For More Information Contact:
Director, Programming & Communications
Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp.
European PR Office
+44 7740 647 764
About IMPACT Wrestling
IMPACT Wrestling is one of the world’s largest wrestling entertainment properties, creating more than 200 hours of original content annually across television and other digital platforms. IMPACT Wrestling specializes in events, products, merchandise and music, as well as the management and promotion of professional wrestlers. The roster features such greats as Austin Aries, Johnny Impact, Eli Drake, Moose, Eddie Edwards, Sami Callihan, Brian Cage, Pentagon Jr., Fenix, Matt Sydal, Rich Swann, the high-flying X-Division, plus the lovely and lethal Knockouts, including Allie, Rosemary, Taya Valkyrie, Su Yung and Tessa Blanchard. Its highly successful flagship, IMPACT!, broadcasts in more than 120 countries around the world, including Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Pop (a joint venture of CBS Corporation and Lionsgate) in the United States, Fight Network and GameTV in Canada, Sony ESPN in India, 5Spike in the United Kingdom, SuperSport in Africa and ranFIGHTING in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. IMPACT Wrestling also streams a 24-hour channel on Twitch.tv and is a top 10 sports video producer on YouTube with over 1.4 million subscribers, 36 million monthly views and 1.2 billion all-time views. IMPACT Wrestling’s parent company Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. launched the Global Wrestling Network (GWN) app in October 2017, showcasing over 3,000 hours of library programming and content from leading independent professional wrestling organizations around the world.