Elijah “Bless” Torres, Executive Producer and Co-Creator of “The Sweet Scientists” has successfully Executed a 2 year 7-figure Licensing Deal
Elijah “Bless” Torres the Executive Producer and Co-Creator of “The Sweet Scientists” a hit digital boxing web series on ThisIs50 Sports with Ak & Barak has successfully executed a 2 year 7-figure licensing deal with media powerhouse DAZN USA a over-the-top subscription combat sports streaming service launched in 2016 by the Perform Group.
Former “ESPN” CEO Skipper became DAZN’s chairman in 2018, working from offices in NYC has stated that he eventually wanted DAZN to compete directly with traditional U.S. cable sports networks (such as ESPN).
DAZN officially launched in the U.S. in September 2018, ahead of its first boxing event—Anthony Joshua vs. Alexander Povetkin, on 22 September. Its launch content also included the “The Sweet Scientists” with Ak & Barak as their flagship boxing show. DAZN’s broadcast team for its
U.S. boxing events is led by “Sugar” Ray Leonard and Brian Kenny on play-by-play, alongside Michael Buffer as ring announcer. Buffer appeared in a U.S. marketing campaign for the service, which contrasted DAZN’s subscription model to traditional pay-per-views.