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Hearn doubts Parker hits hard enough to bother Joshua

By Scott Gilfoid: Joseph Parker (24, 18 KOs) is considered one of the harder punchers in the heavyweight division, but promoter Eddie Hearn doubts whether he has the type of power that will give his star Anthony Joshua (20, 20 KOs) any problems when the two of them face each other in their fight in […]

Tyson Fury challenges Anthony Joshua to fight him straightaway

By Scott Gilfoid: Tyson Fury has issued a challenge to IBF, WBA heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua to face him in his comeback fight back after 2 ½ years of inactivity. This news about Fury volunteering to face Joshua straightaway in 2018 is probably going to put a big smile on Eddie Hearn’s gob. He […]

Oscar Valdez vs. Scott Quigg close for Mar.10 on ESPN

By Chris Williams: Eddie Hearn says he’s close to finalizing a fight between his fighter Scott Quigg and WBO featherweight champion Oscar Valdez for March 10 on ESPN. The fight card will be televised at 10:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. PT. … Read

Hearn luring Parker with rematch carrot for Joshua fight

By Tim Royner: Joseph Parker will be getting the small end up the purse split for his match with IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua in 2018, but if he beats him, he’ll be getting a 55-45 split, according to Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn. … Read

Higgins says Anthony Joshua is being sacrificed by Hearn

By Marcus Richardson: Joseph Parker’s promoter David Higgins believes the deal for the unification fight against Anthony Joshua will be finalized by the end of next week. Higgins is working out the last parts of the deal with Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn. Higgins will be flying out to London, England next week to wrap up […]

Joshua vs. Parker agree on purse split for fight

By Scott Gilfoid: David Higgins of Duco Events is reporting that he’s reached an agreement between his fighter WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker and IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and his promoter Eddie Hearn for the purse split for their unification fight. … Read

Lucas Browne says he still wants Dillian Whyte fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Former WBA heavyweight champion Lucas ‘Big Daddy’ Browne (25-0, 22 KOs) says the negotiations for a March 24th fight with Dillian Whyte (22-1, 16 KOs) is still ongoing at this time, and he still wants the fight. … Read

Fury says Hearn & Joshua are trying to dictate contract terms

By Marcus Richardson: Former heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury (25-0, 18 KOs) doesn’t like the way Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn is trying to dictate terms with him in the negotiations for a fight in late 2018. … Read

Hearn says Joshua-Fury is an unmakeable fight

By Allan Fox: Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn says he expects former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury to ink with promoter Frank Warren, but the only way a big fight with Anthony Joshua will take place is with him. … Read

Hearn says contract sent to Lucas Browne for Whyte fight on Mar.24

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn says he’s sent the contract to former WBA heavyweight champion Lucas ‘Big Daddy’ Browne for him to face Dillian Whyte on March 24 at the O2 Arena in London, UK. As soon as Browne, 38, inks the contract and sends it back, the Browne-Whyte fight will be a done deal.… […]

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