Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Ricky Boylan Inks Promotional With Matchroom Sport

‘Pretty’ Ricky Boylan has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Sport.

The unbeaten Light Welterweight starlet claimed the Southern Area title on Eddie Hearn’s bumper Christmas bill at the ExCeL Arena with a fourth round stoppage of fellow Carshalton fighter Tony Owen, moving to 10-0 in the process with his fourth win inside the distance.

The 25 year old will defend that title against mandatory challenger John Wayne Hibbert in London in the spring – and he is excited to have joined Hearn’s stable of British stars.

“It's a great achievement for me to join the best stable in Britain,” said Boylan. “I've worked hard my whole career to get to this point and it's paid off. I have to keep working hard though which I will do, and this promises to be a big year for me.

“I'm looking at the English and British titles of course. I'll be getting really good exposure and that's important to build my profile up, so I'd like to be knocking on the door of the British title by the end of the year after defending the Southern Area title and hopefully winning the English.

“I perforated my eardrum against Tony so that has to heal up but I'm in training keeping fit and I know that Eddie wants to keep me busy with six fights this year, I'll be able to box late February or early March and I’m looking to really hit the ground running.”

Boylan’s new promoter Hearn has big plans for Boylan in 2014 and believes the Light Welterweight division is one to watch this year.

“I'm delighted to welcome Ricky Boylan to the team,” said Hearn. “He is an exciting young fighter and one of the biggest ticket sellers in the country. We are investing in the 140lb division here and have already signed the British Champion Darren Hamilton who will defend against Curtis Woodhouse in Hull on February 22. We have big plans for Olympic captain Tom Stalker as well as Prizefighter champion Chris Jenkins and now Ricky joins that mix.”

Tags: Eddie Hearn image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Saunders: I'm in Lemieux's Head, I'll Break His Heart! Horn: Very Few Picked Me To Beat Pacquiao, I'll Beat Crawford Too! Tyson Fury Moves Trainers: Leaves Uncle Peter, Hires Davison Lemieux Laughs: Saunders Can KO Me? Maybe With a Baseball Bat! WBA Confirm: Povetkin is Now The Mandatory To Joshua Photos: Douglas vs. O'Sullivan, Seldin vs. Ulysse - Weigh-In Photos: Saunders, Lemieux - Nearly Erupt With Heated Weigh-In Alexander Povetkin Dominates Hammer - In Line For Joshua, Parker Jessie Vargas Eyes Danny Garcia, Keith Thurman, Ali Rematch Horn Promoter: Crawford Can't Sell, He's Not a Big Money Fight! Saunders: Lemieux Has Been Knocking Out Bums and Old Men Yvan Mendy Breaks Down, Stops Jesus Arevalo in Eight Saunders, Trainer Demand Lemieux Gets on Scale Twice at Weigh-In Povetkin-Hammer Undercard Results from Ekaterinburg Mikey Garcia to Keep WBC Lightweight Title Despite Lipinets Fight Saunders: Lemieux Is Walking Punching Bag; Must KO Me to Win Parker's Coach: We exposed Joshua's chin, UK media afraid to cover! Yarde Feels Power is on Level With Kovalev, Stevenson, Beterbiev Andre Ward Leaves The Door Open - "I Do Miss Fighting" Dejan Zlaticanin Bounces Back With First Round Destruction Tete, Dubois, Yarde, Skeete Return on February 10 Jessie Vargas: I Want To Conquer Welterweight Division! Cletus Seldin: My Career is Going Exactly How I've Wanted Nicola Adams Aims To Win a World Title in 2018 Tyson Fury: I Won't Be Forced Into Hard Fights Until I'm Fit! Bacskai, Egedi, Torteli Back in Action in Hungary Klitschko: I Passed Torch To Joshua, He Can Unify The Division Saunders: Lemieux's Death Talk Stupid, Disrespectful to Boxing Jason Quigley Leaves Robles, Will Work With Dominic Ingle Carlos Morales Picks Up Technical Decision Win in Indio Photos: Chaves vs. James, Molina vs. Redkach - Weigh-In Photos: Jessie Vargas, Aaron Herrera - Ready For Battle Saunders Dares Lemieux To Accept Big Bet on Fight Outcome Hopkins: Lemieux Must Be at His Very Best To Beat Saunders Daniel Jacobs: Unless Lemieux Gets Lucky, Saunders Will Win Felix Verdejo To Return on March 17, Manager Vows Better Year Easter-Fortuna Added to Spence-Peterson Card 1/20 at Barclays Mayweather-McGregor Banks 4.3 Million Buys, Says Showtime Lipinets: I Expect To Hit Mikey Garcia - Let's See How He Handles It! Photos: Seldin vs. Ulysse, Douglas vs. O'Sullivan - Final Presser
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement