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Frank Warren: If Hearn Was My Kid - I'd Slap Him Down!

Frank Warren has slammed his promotional rival, Eddie Hearn of Matchroom. There is no love between the two UK promoters, and there is no shortage of words being exchange in recent years. Their respect...Read More

Hearn To Wilder, Fury: We Run The Show, You Didn't Even Sell Out

Promoter Barry Hearn of Matchroom Sport is laughing off any talk that Anthony Joshua is not the king of the weight class. Last Saturday night at Staples Center in Los Angeles, WBC heavyweight champion...Read More

Wilder's Team Have 'No Desire' For New Meeting on Joshua Deal

Shelly Finkel, co-manager of WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, has no desire to meet with Matchroom Sport's Barry Hearn to discuss a new deal for an April 2019 unification with IBF, WBA, IBO an...Read More

Hearn Warns Warren: Fury Will Never Get 50-50 Split For Joshua

Barry Hearn has warned rival boxing promoter Frank Warren that Anthony Joshua will not accept a 50-50 purse split for a prospective all-British super-fight against Tyson Fury in April next year. Hearn...Read More

Barry Hearn: We Should Wait Two Years To Make Joshua-Wilder

Barry Hearn says it him, not his son, that believes they should wait “two years” to make the heavyweight title fight boxing fans want most. The elder Hearn revealed during an interview with IFL TV tha...Read More

Hearn: Wilder Has To Ask - 'Do I Really Believe I Can Beat Joshua?'

WBC heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) is getting more pressure applied on him by promoter Barry Hearn, who is the founder of Matchroom Sport. Barry's son, Eddie Hearn, is the pr...Read More

Hearn To Wilder: No More Rubbish - You Want The Fight or Not?

Barry Hearn, the founder of Matchroom Sport, is getting tired of the verbal assaults from WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs). In the last few days, Wilder has been tearing apart Ma...Read More

Barry Hearn: Wilder Looks at Joshua With a Degree of Jealousy

Barry Hearn, the founder of Matchroom, says a contract is still on the table for WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) - should he want to face IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO Anthony Joshua (21-0...Read More

Khan vs. Brook May Happen Until Next Year, Says Barry Hearn

Fans are clamoring for a domestic grudge fight between Amir Khan (32-4, 20 KOs) and Kell Brook (37-2, 26 KOs). But the contest may not happen until the mid-point of 2019, according to Matchroom Sports...Read More

Joshua-Wilder: Barry Hearn Cautions That Talks Are Dragging

Barry Hearn, promoter for IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) wants a deal reached sooner than later for a unification with Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs), who holds t...Read More

Anthony Joshua Reportedly To Sign £100 Million Extension

According to a report in The Sun, - IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) is going to sign a three-year extension with Eddie Hearn of Matchroom - worth £100 million....Read More

Barry Hearn Wants Joshua To Delay Wilder Fight, Explains Why

Anthony Joshua should consider waiting 12 months before fighting Deontay Wilder in a world heavyweight title unification fight, according to Barry Hearn. However, veteran promoter Hearn will stay out ...Read More

Barry Hearn: Deontay Wilder is One of Three Choices For Joshua

Barry Hearn says a fight with Deontay Wilder is "one of three main choices" for Anthony Joshua and expects the Brit to make his choice in the next 10 days. Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn was left frust...Read More

Barry Hearn: I Believe Joshua-Wilder Talks Will Start Next Week

Barry Hearn thinks talks over a world heavyweight title unification fight between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder could get under way next week. Joshua added the WBO belt to his IBF, IBO and WBA str...Read More

Joshua Could Lead Boxing Like Tiger Woods Led Golf, Says Hearn

IBF, IBO, WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua can be a "flag-bearer" for boxing in the way Tiger Woods was for golf, according to his promoter. Joshua was widely acclaimed for his stunning 11th-ro...Read More

Hearn Expects Joshua To Beat Down Klitschko, Eyes Wilder in Vegas

Matchroom Sport promoter Barry Hearn is expecting IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (18-0, 18 KOs) to do a real job on Wladimir Klitschko, when the two boxers collide on April 29th at Wembley. T...Read More

Hearn Wants Probe To Determine if Ogogo Had "Pre-Fight" Injury

On October 22nd in Birmingham, there was a big shocker when huge underdog Craig Cunningham dropped and stopped undefeated Olympic medal winner Anthony Ogogo in the eight round. ...Read More

Anthony Joshua vs. Bermane Stiverne Eyed By Hearn For Nov.

Hearn wants Joshua to make a voluntary defence against former WBC champion Bermane Stiverne (25-2-1, 21KOs), who still stands as the only fighter to go the full distance with current WBC king Deontay ...Read More

Frank Warren To Hearn: Joshua is Number 1? Let Him Prove It!

Those of us in need of a little respite from England’s travails and a European Championship that has been less than gripping, as of yet, will be relieved to have some boxing back on the box this weeke...Read More

Peter Fury Reacts To Hearn Over 'Crazy' Joshua-Fury Comments

Peter Fury, uncle and trainer of WBA/IBO/WBO heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (25-0, 18KOs), thinks Barry Hearn, founder of Matchroom Sport, is making 'crazy' comments with his recent claim that IBF he...Read More