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Fox Sports’ Africa Boxing series to be livestreamed on Facebook Watch

Fox Networks Group in Africa has announced an agreement with Facebook that will see Fox Sports’ Africa Boxing series events livestreamed globally via Facebook Watch.

The stream will be available via the Fox Sports Africa Facebook page with boxing fans able to access live streams of upcoming events at the Royal Swazi Spa in eSwatini, and Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom in Durban on 2 and 23 November 2018 respectively.

The partnership officially kicked off at the ninth edition of Africa Boxing at the Meropa Casino and Entertainment World in Limpopo, South Africa on September 21, with the event being streamed to almost 200,000 viewers.

The Africa Boxing series is reportedly becoming the leading platform for African boxers to display their talents to a worldwide audience.

Unlike a traditional television experience, viewers are able leave their comments in real-time, enhancing the total viewing experience, the release stated. Following the streaming, the fights will be available on the Fox Sports Africa Facebook Page.