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Hearn May Potentially Challenge Top Rank, Golden Boy

By Edward Chaykovsky

British promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport is running one of the most successful promotional companies in boxing. He has an exclusive television deal with Sky Sports and promotes numerous highly regarded champions, contenders and rising prospects. 

Hearn is now seriously considering the possibility of entering the American market, which is largely dominated by Top Rank and Golden Boy Promotions.

“It’s something I’ve thought about for a while. The landscape is right over here [in the USA] now. Without being disrespectful, a lot of the promoters are quite old and it’s a great opportunity for a young promoter and a young company to come in," Hearn told IFL TV.

“There is a big opportunity for us out here. Over the next couple of months we’re going to try and put that in place, talk to broadcasters and get our head around the market, looking at potential fighters as well.”

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Box-Office on 06-17-2014

The thing I love about Hearn is that he is so willing to send his guys abroad for fights. His match making is also great. So, far love what he has done.

Comment by Enzo Mc is SHIT on 06-17-2014

If there's one thing Hearn does it's make good fights. You don't see a lot of ducking going on at Matchroom.

Comment by sicko on 06-17-2014

Good Promoter! I like what he is doing, put on the biggest event in boxing so far this year with Froch vs Groves so yeah he is build his Promotion. Seeing a lot of his interviews with Krugan on iFL…

Comment by Dragon Punch on 06-17-2014

Please. Hearn would be like a tadpole in the ocean what a joke - this will come to absolute nothing

Comment by Nay_Sayer on 06-17-2014

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;14669686]British promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport is running one of the most successful promotional companies in boxing. He has an exclusive television deal with Sky Sports and promotes numerous highly regarded champions, contenders and rising prospects. Hearn is now…

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