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DAZN unveils slate of sporting docs and interviews for its global platform

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The full list of original DAZN documentaries and programming is below.

DAZN has revealed the original programming that will be available on its global platform, which is now live in 200+ countries and territories.

Its original content features Cristiano Ronaldo, Anthony Joshua, Canelo Alvarez and Gennadiy ‘GGG’ Golovkin, and will be rolled out throughout December and January. The availability of the content will vary depending on the market.

Ed McCarthy, DAZN chief operating officer, said: “We want to give people a reason to return to DAZN again and again, and not just for the biggest sporting events. Sports fans want more than just live action and this latest slate of exciting original content is a perfect complement to our stacked fight schedule this December.”

The DAZN original programming

Parallel Worlds

This docu-series (pictured above) connects global sporting icons from different disciplines to discover what they share in common. The first episode is a conversation between Cristiano Ronaldo and Gennadiy ‘GGG’ Golovkin as they explore training techniques. The series is exec produced by Grant Best (The Making Of, Rio Ferdinand: Being Mum and Dad) with Toby Burnett as executive Creative Director (The Making Of), in association with Stink Films.

The Making Of

This documentary series relives the key moments that helped create and define the biggest global sporting icons. The latest instalments focus on three fights that have defined Anthony Joshua and Gennadiy ‘GGG’ Golovkin’s boxing careers, along with trainers, promoters, journalists and fans, revisiting each fight and breaking down what it was like to be part of that sporting occasion. It’s a DAZN Originals production in association with Archer’s Mark, and is exec produced by Grant Best with Toby Burnett as executive creative director.

40 Days: Canelo vs. Smith

A behind-the-scenes look at how world-class fighters prepare and train for significant fights. It’s produced in association with Evolve Studios.

Off the Cuff

A stripped back interview series with major stars. It debuts with Anthony Joshua, interviewed by award-winning sport journalist, Gareth A Davies, discussing Joshua’s aspirations to be the undisputed heavy weight champion in the lead up to his highly anticipated fight against Kubrat Pulev.

Best 10 Seconds

This animated series retells the pinnacle moment in the careers of world-class athletes. The series depicts the best 10 seconds in the careers of Sergio Mora, Anthony Joshua and Ryan Garcia, narrated by the athletes themselves and featuring animation by Blinkink.

Always

A weekly short-form entertainment show that invites fans into the world of superstar athletes. Incorporating social media content, the first series will debut on DAZN’s social media channels and feature episodes dedicated to Anthony Joshua, Canelo Alvarez and Ryan Garcia.

As well as all the above, DAZN will also be streaming its commentary and entertainment shows, Boxing with Chris Mannix, JABS with Mannix and Mora and The Ak & Barak Show, with regular interviews and behind-the-scenes access to the biggest fights and world-class athletes.

The DAZN global app is available now.

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