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Ricky Burns: Indongo is Risky Fight, But Confident I'll Beat Him

Promoter Eddie Hearn claims Ricky Burns refused easier options to take a “nightmare” fight with Julius Indongo. Burns will face the unbeaten Namibian for the WBA, IBF and IBO World super-lightweight t...Read More

Hearn: Ricky Burns Rejected Malignaggi For Tougher Indongo

WBA junior welterweight champion Ricky Burns had the opportunity to make a much easier defense, according to his promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport. Burns could have face former world champion Pa...Read More

Hearn: Bellew Will 100% Fight Again, Haye Rematch Possible

According to Eddie Hearn, who promotes WBC cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew (29-2-1, 19 KOs), the Liverpool fighter is not going to retire and is fully expected to fight again this year. On March 4 ...Read More

Hearn Shakes Head at Brook-Khan - Even With Pacquiao Fallout

Promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport, who handle IBF welterweight world champion Kell Brook (36-1, 25 KOs), does not expect a fight with Amir Khan (31-4, 19 KOs) in the near future or possibly ever...Read More

DeGale Reflects on Yildirim Sparring, Eubank Jr. Bout Unlikely

In the aftermath of a see-saw battle with Badou Jack, word leaked that James DeGale’s gruesome teeth injuries didn’t really come as a result of his battle with Jack in their modern classic battle for ...Read More

Hearn: Deontay Wilder Would Travel To UK For Tony Bellew Fight

WBC cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew (29-2-1, 19 KOs) is a man of many options. Back in November 2013, when Bellew was battered and stopped by WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson, nobody...Read More

David Haye Has Surgery on Achilles, Hearn Feels He Should Retire

DAVID HAYE’S career is hanging in the balance after he underwent surgery on his torn Achilles tendon. The former WBA heavyweight champion was taken to hospital after his defeat to Tony Bellew. Haye, 3...Read More

Lee Selby Excited To Move Forward With Haymon as Free Agent

IBF featherweight world champion Lee Selby is very excited about his free agent status. After eleven months of inactivity, he saw action on Saturday night at the O2 Arena in London with a stoppage win...Read More

Hearn: Bellew Can Beat Wilder, Parker - Both Camps Called Me!

Promoter Eddie Hearn is already getting swarmed with phone calls from the handlers of several top heavyweights names - who are all interested in facing Tony Bellew in the near future. On Saturday nigh...Read More

Hearn on Bellew Future: We Can Bring Wilder or Parker To The UK

Tony Bellew has put himself in contention for a shot at world heavyweight champions Deontay Wilder and Joseph Parker, according to promoter Eddie Hearn. Bellew, the WBC world cruiserweight champion, s...Read More

Hearn: Flattering For Brook That Pacquiao is Khan's Warm-Up Fight

Earlier this year, there were serious negotiations to stage a huge domestic showdown between Amir Khan and IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook. Their discussions were pushed back, because Khan was ve...Read More

Hearn Assures That Haye Will Not Withdraw From Bellew Fight

Eddie Hearn has insisted David Haye remains fit to fight Tony Bellew on Saturday despite reports suggesting an Achilles injury could lead to his withdrawal. The heavyweight had been pictured in Munich...Read More

Amir Khan Vows To Beat Manny Pacquiao, Rips 'Hater' Eddie Hearn

British star Amir Khan (31-4, 19 KOs) is very confident that he can beat former sparring partner, WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao. On Saturday night, the two boxers confirmed on their persona...Read More

Luis Ortiz vs. Dillian Whyte Could Be Possible, Says Eddie Hearn

Promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sports says it's possible that we could see a heavyweight clash between top contenders Luis Ortiz (27-0, 23 KOs) and Dillian Whyte (20-1, 15 KOs). Both fighters work ...Read More

Frank Buglioni Joins Matchroom Ahead Of March 4 Return

Frank Buglioni has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing and will defend his British Light-Heavyweight title against Ricky Summers at The O2 in London on March 4, live on Sky Sports Box Offi...Read More

Boxing Promoters: UFC Will Never Allow Mayweather-McGregor

Two of boxing's most well-known promoters are in agreement on the current situation which clouds the proposed fantasy fight between superstars Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor. The two athletes...Read More

Hearn: In Beating Errol Spence, Brook Stands Out as Best at 147

The date for Kell Brook's mandatory defense of the IBF welterweight title may shift by a week to Sheffield United's Bramall Lane ground on May 27. A deal was reached on Monday for Brook (36-1, 25 KOs)...Read More

Hearn: Brook 'Desperate' to Fight Spence; 'Very Close' to Done!

With a purse bid scheduled for Tuesday looming, promoter Eddie Hearn is confident an agreement will be reached before then for a Kell Brook-Errol Spence Jr. welterweight title fight. Hearn – whose com...Read More

Hearn: Bellew, if He Beats Haye, Would Be in The Mix For Joshua

Tony Bellew (28-2-1, 18 KOs) could become the newest player in the heavyweight division - if he defeats former two division world champion David Haye on March 4th at the O2 Arena in London. Bellew, wh...Read More

Luis Ortiz Would Take Bermane Stiverne Eliminator, Says Hearn

As BoxingScene.com recently reported, Luis Ortiz (27-0, 23 KOs) is positioned for a final WBC world title eliminator - if he decides to go in that direction. Ortiz is already the WBA's mandatory chall...Read More