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Champion Gaming enters licensing agreement with Fight Analytics

Champion Gaming (TSX-V:WAGR) Group Inc. told investors that its premier sports intelligence subsidiary EdjSports has entered into a licensing agreement with Fight Analytics Inc, a data analytics company specializing in combat sports. Under the terms of the agreement, Champion Gaming said it will have access to the Fight Analytics platform, allowing it to share expert commentary and insights on combat sports matches from across the globe to its dedicated audience of sports wagering enthusiasts. “Fight Analytics is not only the largest provider of real-time data and analysis on combat sports, but their demonstrated expertise in the various genres of combat sports means that the quality of data and analysis they provide is unique and valuable for a host of use cases,” Champion Gaming CEO Ken Hershman said in a statement. “This partnership continues our mission of bringing the very best in sports analytics to our platform and our growing audience for better decision-making and sports commentary.” READ: Champion Gaming partners with Sports Info Solutions to launch co-branded content and insights Covering 16 combat leagues across mixed martial arts, kickboxing and boxing, Champion Gaming noted that Fight Analytics has the most extensive database on combat sports in the industry with a presence in more than 190 countries.  Founded by Fábio de Brito, who lives and breathes combat sports, the company said Fight Analytics is dedicated to bringing the sport to more people around the world, as well as creating more transparency in the sport with its expertise in interpreting each move. Entirely independent of any combat sports league, its proprietary scouting models and software allow its team of combat sports specialists to analyze, scout and deliver data in real-time. “Ken Hershman is a recognized leader in the combat sports media industry,” De Brito added. “We are excited to partner with Champion Gaming and look forward to future opportunities to expand our relationship.” Champion Gaming is a sports content, data, and analytics company that provides predictive and prescriptive analytical models and win probability applications and statistics in the sports industry for teams, media, fans, and bettors.  The sports analytical and data solutions currently offered by Champion to its customers include a fully customized probability engine, interactive sports matchup models, spread and over/under distributions, and sports statistics and historical data statistics. Contact the author at stephen.gunnion@proactiveinvestors.com