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Report: WWE agrees to UK TV deal with BT Sport


WWE is reportedly heading to a new television home in the United Kingdom.

The Telegraph reported today that BT Sport is "set to announce plans to screen WWE as part of a dramatic shake-up in broadcasting rights for the wrestling franchise." Sky Sports had been WWE's TV partner in the U.K. for the past 30 years.

The Telegraph's report noted that BT Sport declined to comment on the reported deal with WWE. Further details on the agreement, including the financials of it, have yet to be revealed.

WWE's last deal with Sky was announced in 2014 and runs through this year.

WWE had noted last year that they expected to reach an agreement for their next U.K. TV deal by the end of 2018.

It was revealed last week that All Elite Wrestling's pre-show for Double or Nothing will air live on ITV4 in the UK, with Double or Nothing itself available to purchase via ITV Box Office. A special called "Before the Bell" will also air in the lead-up to Double or Nothing.