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Hearn wants Josh Kelly to fight Brandon Rios or Victor Ortiz next

By Tim Royner: Eddie Hearn is targeting former world champions Brandon Rios or Jessie Vargas as two guys that he’d like to match welterweight prospect Josh Kelly (7-0, 5 KOs) for his next fight following his 7th round stoppage victory over Commonwealth welterweight champion Kris George (14-2, 8 KOs) last Saturday night at the Metro […]

Hearn wants Joshua-Wilder on DAZN in October or November

By Scott Gilfoid: Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn is interested in having AJ’s unification fight against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder on DAZN in October or November in Cardiff, Wales. Hearn told IFL TV that he’s interested in potentially putting the Joshua-Wilder fight on DAZN. Why Hearn wants to stage Joshua vs. Wilder in Cardiff, […]

Eddie Hearn signs Dmitry Bivol

By Jeff Aranow: Matchroom Boxing USA promoter Eddie Hearn has reportedly signed WBA World lightweight champion Dmitry Bivol (13-0, 11 KOs) to his stable, presumably to help increase subscriptions for his DAZN streaming service. Boxingtalk.com is reporting the news of the 27-year-old Bivol signing with Hearn. … Read

Deontay Wilder agrees to Anthony Joshua fight in UK

By Scott Gilfoid: Deontay Wilder has agreed to a unification fight against Anthony Joshua to take place in the UK, and contract will be sent out this week to the WBC champion to sign, according to promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Boxing.… Read

Frank Warren slams Hearn for making Dillian Whyte vs. Joseph Parker on PPV

By Scott Gilfoid: Promoter Frank Warren doesn’t think too much of Eddie Hearn deciding on putting the heavyweight clash between Dillian Whyte and Joseph Parker on July 28 on pay-per-view, as he personally doesn’t view the fight as being PPV worthy. Whyte (23-1, 17 KOs) will be facing former World Boxing Organization heavyweight champion Joseph […]

Wilder’s management hopeful Joshua fight will happen

By Scott Gilfoid: Deontay Wilder’s manager Shelly Finkel says they have no problems fighting Anthony Joshua in the UK. That’s not a show stopper in putting the fight together. Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) is willing to fight Joshua on his home turf if that’s the only way it can get made. … Read

Hearn: Joshua vs. Povetkin close, Wilder still possible

By Scott Gilfoid: Promoter Eddie Hearn says he has a deal that he already has a deal in position between IBF, WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and his WBA mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin, but there’s still a possibility WBC champion Deontay Wilder could get the fight depending on his willingness to come to the UK […]

Hearn says Dillian Whyte vs. Luis Ortiz still a possibility

By Scott Gilfoid: Unhappy with the 25 percent purse split and the likelihood of having to travel to Bulgaria for the IBF heavyweight eliminator match against Kubrat Pulev, Dillian Whyte and his promoter Eddie Hearn haven’t entirely given up on the idea of facing Luis Ortiz in a WBC title eliminator bout. However, they want […]

Hearn: Deontay Wilder has to accept our offer or move on

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn says he’s improved the offer for the Anthony Joshua vs. Deontay Wilder fight, but he says his offer must be accepted or they will “move on” and face Alexander Povetkin next. Hearn isn’t saying what so-called improvements that he’s made to the $50 million offer that Wilder’s team made to […]

Jermell Charlo says he’s received offers from Top Rank and Eddie Hearn

By Allan Fox: WBC junior middleweight champion Jermell Charlo (30-0, 15 KOs) says he’s been given promotional offers from Top Rank and Matchroom Boxing USA promoter Edidie Hearn, according to Boxingtalk.com. … Read

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