DSport picks up New Japan Pro Wrestling TV rights

MUMBAI: Discovery Communications-owned sports channel DSport has acquired the rights to broadcast New Japan Pro Wrestling in India.

Currently, the sports broadcaster airs Ring of Honor and Lucha Underground in India.

New Japan Pro-Wrestling is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion based in Tokyo.

Founded in January 1972, the event is owned by Bushiroad. TV Asahi and Amuse also own a minority stake in the company.

NJPW is the largest professional wrestling promotion in Japan due to its broadcast on TV Asahi, one of the leading TV networks in Japan.

DSport boasts of over 4000 hours of sports content across disciplines like wrestling, football, cycling, horse-racing, golf, Tennis, motorsports, and extreme sports from around the world.

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