Advertisement
Advertisement

Coyle, Hamilton Ink Promotionals With Matchroom

Matchroom Sport are delighted to announce that Tommy Coyle and Darren Hamilton have both signed promotional deals with Eddie Hearn.

Promising Lightweight talent Coyle became a notable player in the thriving domestic scene with his impressive display in his Commonwealth title clash against Derry Mathews in Hull in July and followed that in November with a seventh round stoppage win over John Simpson to claim the IBF International Lightweight title, a title Coyle will defend on February 22 in his hometown at the Hull Arena live on Sky Sports.

Hamilton has enjoyed a brilliant 18 months in the ring after he shocked British Light Welterweight king Ashley Theophane in May 2012 in Liverpool to take the title from the highly-rated Londoner. The 35 year old made his first successful defence in February with a wide points victory over Steve Williams at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, and topped that with an excellent performance to defend with a unanimous decision over Adil Anwar in the same venue in July. His first fight under Hearn will be announced soon.

Olympic Gold medal hero Luke Campbell will box for the fifth time in the paid ranks on the card after he made it four wins from four on the undercard of Carl Froch’s epic World title battle with George Groves on Saturday, and Hearn expects big things in 2014 for his two new recruits.

“I’m delighted to welcome Tommy and Darren to the Matchroom stable,” said Hearn. “Tommy is one of the most exciting lightweights in Britain and hugely popular in Hull, which is a key city for our development in boxing. There are some huge domestic clashes out there and 2014 is set to be a big year for Tommy.

“Darren is one of the most underrated fighters in the country. He will fight anyone, anywhere, and I am looking for Darren to win the belt outright and move on to challenge for the European title.”

More fights will be added to the Hull Arena bill soon while tickets will go on sale next week.

Tags: Darren Hamilton image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by chocolate on 11-27-2013

I got love for Matchroom and Frank Warren and i am big fans of both, but damn is Matchroom trying to kill off Frank Warren by signing every bit of talent going in the UK and even pikeying fighters like…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (1)
Top Headlines Liam Smith Warns: I'm Coming in There To Knock Canelo Out! Orlando Salido vs. Takashi Miura Showdown in The Works Eddie Ramirez-Kevin Watts Top FS1 on PBC, September 13 Luis Ortiz, Golden Boy Promotions Officially Part Ways Lemieux vs. Stevens Still Being Worked on, Says Golden Boy VP Jessie Vargas Reflects on The Kell Brook Fight Falling Out Saunders Trashes Eubank Jr. and His Father: Stop Talking Sh*t! Kell Brook: I'm Not Done With 147, I'd Fight Errol Spence! Del Valle Vows To Take The Fight To De La Hoya on Canelo-Smith Luke Campbell vs. Derry Mathews Set For October 15 Margarito Still Aiming For Canelo, Major Opponent in The Fall Kovalev's Coach: Ward's Lack of Power Will Be Biggest Drawback Eubank Frustrated: Golovkin is Running Scared, He Lost Respect! Eduard Troyanovsky-Keita Obara Card Coming Together For 9/9 Nicola Adams To Ponder Next Career Move, Will She Go Pro? Dereck Chisora: I Want Pulev Rematch, I'm Ready To Face Anyone Rio Team Summary: Uzbekistan Tops Cuba, Makes HUGE Splash Cameron Hammond: Commonwealth Shot Is Career Launchpad Deontay Wilder's Manager: The Goal is Still To Unify The Division McCullough Pleads With Amir Khan To Avoid McGregor Disaster Tony Yoka, Estelle Mossely Hailed By France as The Golden Couple Big Fights on The Horizon Generate Pound For Pound Sentiments Froch Smiles, Explains Why Golovkin is NOT a Top 5 P4P Fighter Video: Jessie Vargas Breaks Down Manny Pacquiao Clash Spence-Bundu Bout Draws PBC Network-Record 6 Million Viewers Gilberto Ramirez To Get Hand Evaluated, Aims For Fall Defense Photos: Caleb Plant, Juan De Angel Ready For PBC Clash Drozd: Brook Has No Shot To Beat Golovkin, But Canelo Does! U.S. Team Hopes Shields Will Stay For 2020 Olympics in Tokyo Amir Khan To Conor McGregor: Call Me, We Need To Talk! Anthony Joshua-Joseph Parker Will Be Ordered on November 9 IBF: If Kell Brook Remains at 147, He Must Face Errol Spence DeGale: George Groves is Looking at Me Because He's Desperate Canelo Avarez vs. Liam Smith - Tale of The Tape Eubank Baits Saunders To 'Come Out of Hiding and Fight!' Froch: Kovalev is The Best Pound For Pound, Not Chocolatito Sullivan Barrera Aims To Hit Canada For Beterbiev, Pascal, Alvarez AIBA Warns That Michael Conlan Will Pay For His Disrespect! Photos: Errol Spence Smashes Bundu Out Cold - Mega Gallery De La Hoya: We Expect Canelo-Smith To Be a Sold Out Show!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement