In a press release, Twitch has announced that it will stream AAA TripleMania XXVI event live, with English and Spanish commentary.
Twitch Announces Exclusive Livestream of AAA Lucha Libre Worldwide’s Triplemania XXVI
Triplemania XXVI on Twitch to feature official commentary in English and Spanish, as well as enabling select streamers to add their own commentary
SAN FRANCISCO – August 24, 2018 – Social video service Twitch today announced it is partnering with Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide, Mexico’s biggest wrestling promotion organization, as the exclusive livestreaming destination for Triplemania XXVI. Triplemania XXVI will be streamed on Twitch with commentary in both Spanish (Twitch.tv/Luchalibreaaa) and English (Twitch.tv/Luchalibreaaa_En). Select Twitch streamers will also be co-streaming Triplemania XXVI. Co-streaming is a feature that enables streamers to add their own commentary while streaming the event to their own communities.
The live broadcast of Triplemania XXVI begins on August 25 with a pre-show beginning at 4:30 p.m. PT with the main event from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm PT. Leading up to the pre-show will be a marathon of Best of Triplemanía: Road to Triplemanía XXVI starting at 10:00 am PT on August 23. During the stream, viewers will find emotes themed after the event and wrestlers enabling them to show their support in chat.
The fast action wrestling style of Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide offers wrestling fans the chance to see some of the world’s greatest luchador wrestlers such as Psycho Clown, El Hijo del Fantasma, L.A. Park, and Pentagón Jr. for the men’s division and Faby Apache and Lady Shani for the women’s division.
“Our ongoing partnership with AAA Worldwide, among many other wrestling circuits, reflects the appeal of professional wrestling on our service,” said Michael Aragon, SVP of Content, Twitch. “Based on the large and passionate community who have tuned into wrestling content on Twitch, such as the previous Triplemania event, it’s clear that viewers online enjoy this form of entertainment in a live, shared, and interactive environment.”