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Prizefighter: The Heavyweights To Go International?

By Terence Dooley

Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sports has told Sky Sports that he is hoping to put together an International version of Prizefighter: The Heavyweights later this year.  Hearn did not name any names but he believes that the lure of a one night knockout contest could entice “former champions” as Matchroom seek to expand the popular format.

Hearn, however, was keen to stress that the event would be open to upcoming UK fighters as he bids to keep the format relevant to the British scene.  Certainly, the addition of overseas names would give fresh impetus to the competition, especially if Hearn can entice former world title holders (after all there is plenty of them about) to these shores.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by gingeralbino on 03-11-2011

[QUOTE=TBear;10218199]Why not make it with 8-10 round bouts? Those short exhibition matches tourneys are meaningless.[/QUOTE] cos u cant fight 3 8-10 rd bouts in one night. this way u get a winner a few hours after the tounry starts, they're…

Comment by TBear on 03-11-2011

Why not make it with 8-10 round bouts? Those short exhibition matches tourneys are meaningless.

Comment by vxrandall on 03-11-2011

audley will want a go for sure

Comment by English puncher on 03-11-2011

[QUOTE=gingeralbino;10217405]good idea in theroy, in reality it could end up being Big Larry O, Tom Dallas, and 6 Latvians[/QUOTE] haha class post!! this is so true

Comment by apunchnotseen on 03-11-2011

Thunderbox. I always liked the format. Very exciting. Good exposure. A night of fights in which the seats are full and the tv's are on from start to finish. Given the chance I'm sure the WBC would offer up some…

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