Hearn and Matchroom Sport are delighted to announce that Anthony Crolla has
signed a promotional deal with the company, and will feature on the undercard
of Carl Froch’s blockbuster World Super-Middleweight title defence against
George Groves on November 23 at the Phones4u Arena Manchester, live on Sky
Sports Box Office.
is riding high after his career-best performance in Bolton in June, beating
Gavin Rees to claim the vacant WBO Inter-Continental title and catapult himself
into World title reckoning.
delighted to join Eddie and Matchroom and I cannot wait for my first fight with
them,” said Crolla. “Froch vs. Groves is a massive night and it’s great to be a
part of it.
right up there in the reckoning now and I know Eddie believes I am close to
major fights – so it’s down to me to prove that, starting in Manchester on
is a fantastic addition to the Matchroom Boxing team,” said Hearn. “He’s a
hugely popular figure in the North West, and when you look at his recent run of
fights, he’s always an entertaining addition to any card.
victory over former World champion Gavin Rees has propelled him to another
level, and beyond the huge domestic opportunities lies a World title challenge
for him in 2014. He will be part of the huge Froch vs. Groves show on November
23, with the opponent and undercard announcement the week commencing September
for Carl Froch’s WBA and IBF Super-Middleweight title defence against George
Groves at the Phones 4U Arena Manchester on November 23, live on Sky Sports Box
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