Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Hearn To Warren: Froch Had No Interest in Cleverly Bout

By Shaun Brown

During the recent announcement of Nathan Cleverly’s latest world title defence against Vyacheslav Uzelkov, the champion’s promoter Frank Warren publicly stated that four offers were put forward to Bernard Hopkins, Beibut Shumenov, Carl Froch and bitter rival Tony Bellew to fight the WBO champion.

BoxingScene contacted Matchroom Boxing’s head honcho Eddie Hearn to respond to the offer put forward to Froch, a current member of the A-list at 168lbs.

“We have stated time and time again that we are not interested in a fight with Nathan,” stated Hearn. “We then receive an e-mail with an offer and by this time Carl is IBF super middleweight champion. They (Frank Warren Promotions) knew, we knew that we were never going to accept it. It’s easy to throw offers around and it’s easy to hype a fight that really has no relevance to anyone.”

Hearn continued “I find the whole thing quite sad and I actually feel sorry for Nathan Cleverly.”

Twitter @shaun_brown

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Clegg on 09-06-2012

Though Mack is no world beater, Clev is only a belt holder because the guy who previously held the belt was a nutcase who spent more time in court than in the ring and made a habit of not turning…

Comment by daggum on 09-06-2012

everyone's ducking cleverly. he has demonstrated his greatness against countless number of bums.

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 09-06-2012

Does anyone really have interest in this fight?

Comment by oldtimer on 09-06-2012

Apparently SMW Thomas Oosthuizen's camp tried hard to get a fight at LHW with Cleverly but were turned down, this according to his promoter Rodney Berman.

Comment by D-MiZe on 09-06-2012

[QUOTE=4Corners;12483031]Froch-Cleverly would have been far better than Yusaf Mack. Froch could have become a 2 weight champion with a [B]win over a Top LHW[/B].[/QUOTE] :haha: :haha:

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (34)
Top Headlines Dickinson, Safa and Cullen Get Wins On Fury-Parker Card McDonagh Outpoints Singleton At Manchester Arena Parker: UK is Where The Heavyweight Scene Is, I Want To Be in It Campbell Will Use Experience of Olympics in Jorge Linares Clash Hughie Fury: Parker is No Old Man Like Klitschko, But I'm Ready Dorticos vs. Kudryashov - Cruiserweight WBSS Report Card Photos: Oscar Valdez, Gilberto Ramirez - Tested Tough To Win! Luis Ortiz: No Judges, I'll Knock Wilder Out - Then I Want Joshua! Terence Crawford: Mikey Garcia Fight Would Have To Be at 147 Daily Bread Mailbag: Canelo-Golovkin, Parker-Fury, Kovalev Campbell: Linares is Strong, Experienced - But This is My Time! Liam Williams Vows To Punish Liam Smith For His Trash Talk James DeGale: Groves or Smith Will Win WBSS - I Want Winner Hughie Fury: I Can't Look Past Parker, But I Feel I Can Unify Division Golovkin's Promoter: You Never Heard Canelo Booed Like That! Josh Taylor May Get To World Title Within a Year, Says McGuigan With Andre Ward Retired, Who is The #1 P4P Fighter in The World? Oscar Valdez Gets Off The Floor To Decision Genesis Servania Gilberto Ramirez Drops, Decisions a Very Game Jesse Hart Michael Conlan Drops, Stops Kenny Guzman in Second Round Loeffler: Canelo Should Be More Confident After Full 12 With GGG Conceicao, Kavaliauskas, Mayer, Lenny Z, Gaibnazarov Win Bouts Photos: Jorge Linares, Luke Campbell - in Top Form, Battle Ready Photos: Dorticos, Kudryashov - Get Tense, Ready For WBSS War Anthony Dirrell Denies Chavez Jr.'s Claim of Fight in November Lozano vs. Rodriguez Rematch Top Boxeo Telemundo Return Gervonta Davis Facing First Degree Aggravated Assault Charge Linares Weighs In at 134.2 Pounds; Campbell Weighs 134.8 Anthony Yigit vs. Sandor Martin - Undercard Information Castano Still Not Paid For Win Over Michel Soro, Legal Action Looms Hughie Fury: When I Say I'll Knock Parker Out, I'll Knock Him Out! Team Ramirez Dedicate Hart Fight To Mexico Earthquake Victims Photos: Sergey Kovalev, Vyacheslav Shabranskyy - Face To Face Michael Conlan Aims To Impress With Big Win in Tuscon Photos: Parker vs. Fury Erupts in Near Brawl at Weigh-In Jesus Soto Karass vs. Juan Carlos Abreu - ESPN, November 2 Valdez on Servania: There Was a Time Nobody Knew Pacquiao, Too Daniel Jacobs: Billy Joe Saunders is Running Scared To Death! Sergey Kovalev: 'Maybe' Virgil Hunter Will Train Me, 'Maybe Not' Kathy Duva on Sergey Kovalev's Current Market Value
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement