Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Hearn on Canelo, Pacquiao, GGG: Confident I'll Sign One of Them

By Steve Kim

It's no secret that promoter Eddie Hearn is looking to sign marquee names to feature on DAZN.

And two notable names who are currently unattached in terms of a network are Gennady Golovkin and Manny Pacquiao.

In speaking about Golovkin, Hearn told Boxingscene.com, "I know Tom Loeffler very well, we've done fights together. I've told him about our interest and our desire to get Gennady Golovkin on our platform"

eddie-hearn (2)_2

As for 'the Pac Man' who recently ended his association with Top Rank, "We've had chats with Manny Pacquiao,'' stated Hearn, who says he has also inquired with Golden Boy Promotions about Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, who returns on December 15th at the Madison Square Garden in New York against Rocky Fielding, who just happens to be promoted by Hearn.

A decision still has to be made on who will televise Alvarez-Fielding.

"I don't think we're going to get all three," admitted Hearn. "But I'm confident we'll get one of the three. Like I said, we've got extremely deep pockets but it doesn't mean we just go in and waste money, over-pay, because it could affect our business.

"So we've got to be smart, got to be clever but also we know that to add one of these names would have a significant impact on subscriber numbers for DAZN."

Hearn is not the one in the hunt for all three boxers. Showtime is attempting to secure at least one or more of the three names, and Top Rank - who have an exclusive deal with ESPN - are trying to make deals with all three boxers.

Golovkin is looking to return by May of 2019, and Pacquiao has been mentioning a possible defense of his WBA "regular" welterweight title on a date in December.

Steve Kim is the news editor for BoxingScene.com

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by .WesternChamp. on 10-09-2018

it'll prolly be pac seeing how manny is the one out of the 2 that is in need of money. if he doesnt get the floyd rematch, he's going to sign with hearn. he gets to fight khan and brook…

Comment by KnickTillDeaTh on 10-09-2018

[QUOTE=Bronx2245;19180202]I like your thinking on this one, but I still feel Oscar and Espinoza haven't really got over GBP leaving Showtime in the first place! If Oscar, Haymon, and Espinoza could bury the hatchet, they might just bury ESPN as…

Comment by Bronx2245 on 10-09-2018

[QUOTE=KnickTillDeaTh;19179943]Well, as I always say, anything is possible. In this case, it's possible but not probable. Lets look at historic president and the politics of boxing. Major U.S. fighters, always go with major U.S. networks. Those Networks were HBO and…

Comment by Kezzer on 10-09-2018

I hope he gets all three. Means they will be on Sky! If Americans had any sense they would do, $9.99 a month is far cheaper than paying Ppv prices!

Comment by Plick647 on 10-09-2018

[QUOTE=P4Pdunny;19178939]but why though[/QUOTE] because these people are always getting what they want. fookem!

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (36)
Top Headlines Daniel Jacobs: I Want Canelo in May - Let's Do This! Loma Thinks Pedraza Would've Beaten Davis If He Prepared Better Wilder Laughs: Joshua, Hearn Definitely 'Begging' Now To Fight! Emmanuel Rodriguez To Train in Cuba For Naoya Inoue Clash PBC, ITV Reveals Details of Three Year Content Deal Charlo: All Monroe Has To Worry About is Getting Knocked Out DiBella: Big, Strong Commey Would Be Live Underdog With Loma Andrade: Canelo in For a Rude Awakening When We Fight! Photos: Alvarez, Kovalev - Face To Face at Rematch Presser Photos: Kubrat Pulev Comes on Board With Top Rank Presser Alexander Flores Aims To Knock Joseph Parker Out Hearn: I Think Anthony Joshua Knocks Deontay Wilder Spark Out Canelo is Aiming To Win Rocky Fielding Fight By Knockout Photos: Pacquiao Continues Hard Work in Camp For Broner Filling Out Some Future Hall of Fame Passes Gamboa's Manager: Top Rank Knows Yuri Can Beat Lomachenko! Mares, Garcia share coach, similar challenges in Davis, Spence Hearn Shoots Down, Rejects Tyson Fury's 'Lineal Title' Claim Jermall Charlo To Put 'Money' Jab Where Monroe's Mouth Is Jeyvier Cintron, Victor Bisbal, Clayton Laurent Get Wins in PR Photos: Tony Harrison's Holiday Toy & Grocery Giveaway Conte's SNAC Introduces The New 'Fighter Training Stack' Joshua Will Be Ringside, Scouting The Whyte-Chisora Rematch Dmitry Bivol Has No Problem With Oleksandr Gvozdyk Clash Frank Warren: If Hearn Was My Kid - I'd Slap Him Down! Hearn: Wilder-Fury PPV Number is Terrible, Absolutely Terrible News: Kem Ljungquist, Henderson Shocks Robinson, Landeros Frampton: Warrington's Arrogance Bubbling Under The Surface Wilder 'Would Love' For Barclays Center To Host Fury Rematch Broner Coach To Roach: Shut The F*** Up, Carry The Spit Bucket! Pedraza: Lomachenko 'Definitely' Better Than Gervonta Davis Wilder Will Add Weight For Fury Rematch; Targets 245 Pounds Hearn Maintains Big Offer on Table For Khan To Face Brook Lebedev Targets Usyk Mandatory Fight as Final Career Bout Danielito Zorrilla May Return on Machado Card After Big Win Amir Khan Ready To Impress: Tyson Fury Gives Me Inspiration Sanchez: Golovkin Has 2-3 Years Left, I'd Like 5 or 6 Fights Gilberto Ramirez Finishes Camp, as Jesse Hart Rematch Looms Tyson Fury's Trainer Ben Davison - The Unlikely Hero Pacquiao Prepares For Broner's 'Running,' Aims To Seek & Destroy
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement