Japanese broadcaster J SPORTS announces the end of its deal with WWE

J SPORTS in Japan has put out a notice that they will no longer be carrying Raw and SmackDown after the end of the year.

J SPORTS in Japan has put out a notice that they will no longer be carrying Raw and SmackDown after the end of the year.

The Japanese broadcaster had been airing Raw and SmackDown in both English and Japanese subtitled versions along with highlight shows, all of which will end effective December 27th.

The “WWE Pack” on the J-Sports on-demand service will expire on January 31, 2022.

WWE and J SPORTS have had a relationship for over two decades and announced an extension of their deal in December 2018. The deal included live airings on Raw and SmackDown along with one-hour highlight shows of each program as well as the ability to order the monthly pay-per-views on the on-demand service.

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