- The WWE and X are partnering to bring five-minute matches exclusively to the X platform.
- The video series will feature WWE stars and will begin airing this spring.
- This new format aims to provide high-paced timed matches for fans with short attention spans.
- The X platform is expanding its partnership with the WWE after a $5 billion deal with Netflix.
- Netflix will exclusively stream WWE’s weekly program, Raw, and other events outside of the U.S.
- The announcement of the X deal was made during the WWE’s WrestleMania Kickoff event.
For wrestling fans who love the action but find themselves losing interest during long matches, the WWE has a solution in store. The WWE and X recently announced a partnership that will bring five-minute matches exclusively to the X platform. This new format aims to cater to fans with short attention spans while still delivering the excitement and intensity of professional wrestling.
High-Paced Timed Matches
The new video series, set to begin airing this spring, will feature WWE stars in high-paced timed matches. While the initial announcement did not mention specific wrestlers, fans can expect to see their favorite superstars battling it out in action-packed faceoffs that last only five minutes. This format is designed to keep viewers engaged and entertained, without the risk of losing interest.
Expanding Partnership with X
This partnership between the WWE and X marks an expansion of X’s collaboration with the wrestling promotion. Earlier this year, Netflix and the WWE struck a $5 billion deal, granting Netflix exclusive streaming rights for WWE’s weekly program, Raw, in the U.S. and abroad. Additionally, Netflix will also have the rights to air WWE’s other weekly program, Smackdown, and pay-per-view events outside of the U.S.
Excitement at WrestleMania Kickoff Event
The announcement of the X deal was made during the WWE’s WrestleMania Kickoff event, adding to the excitement surrounding the event. WrestleMania, the biggest annual event in professional wrestling, will be celebrating its 40th anniversary this year in Philadelphia. Fans can look forward to the fast-paced action of the five-minute matches on the X platform, which will surely add to the thrill of WrestleMania.
With the new partnership between the WWE and X, fans who love wrestling but have a short attention span will now have a solution. The upcoming video series featuring five-minute matches aims to keep viewers engaged and entertained, delivering the excitement of professional wrestling in a condensed format. As fans eagerly await the debut of this new format, the anticipation for WrestleMania, the biggest event in professional wrestling, continues to build.