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LIVE Stream: Daniel Jacobs Presser To Announce Next Fight

Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing are delighted to announce their first American signing as Brooklyn native Daniel Jacobs, (32-2, 29 KO’s) pens a multi-fight deal as part of Matchroom Boxing’s new venture in the US.

The former Middleweight World ruler will make his debut under the new banner in November live on HBO® as ‘The Miracle Man’ aims to reclaim his World champion status.

Jacobs’ last outing was against fearsome pound-for-pound king Gennady Golovkin in March at a jam packed Madison Square Garden in New York where ‘GGG’ edged the Brooklyn star out on points, and 30 year old Jacobs wants to get back into fights with the likes Golovkin and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez as he kicks-off an exciting new chapter in his career with Hearn and Matchroom.

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“I'm truly excited to be joining Matchroom Boxing and HBO,” said Jacobs. “This is a new beginning for my career and I get a chance to showcase my skills to the world. I can't wait to return to the ring in November, being active and recapturing the World middleweight title.”

“It's an honour to welcome Danny Jacobs to the Matchroom Boxing team and to join forces with HBO boxing to showcase his fights,” said promoter Eddie Hearn. “I believe Danny has proved himself as the top Middleweight in World boxing and has one of the most inspirational stories you will ever see in the sport which must be told. We plan on keeping Danny nice and busy kicking off in November, then back in the spring with the obvious target of the Canelo vs GGG winner.

“This signing marks the first of many in the US market as we look forward to building on our success in the UK, raising fighters’ activities levels and profiles and providing fans with atmosphere and drama from this great sport.”

“Inspiring and electric in the ring, Daniel Jacobs is a true ambassador for boxing,” says Peter Nelson, executive vice president, HBO Sports. “Daniel is a force to be reckoned with in the stacked middleweight division. We look forward to watching his exceptionally bright future unfold as part of the HBO family.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Kigali on 10-04-2017

[QUOTE=AdonisCreed;18109124][B]Jacobs is fighting a bum[/B] next why do a press conference lol. I'm guilty of this though, I think we as fans forget the importance of bums. Bums exist to sharpen a fighters skills and work on different flaws a…

Comment by Mammoth on 10-04-2017

[QUOTE=Eff Pandas;18110774]All I see is a blue screen on the video. What did I miss.[/QUOTE] Arias said he's knocking Jacobs out and brought up Pirog and Mora. Jacobs made fun of his fruity pebbles suit.

Comment by Mammoth on 10-04-2017

[QUOTE=kushking;18110759]You got me for once in that one point, didn't realize it was matchroom not k2,but as usual the rest of your statement is nothing but hearsay as far as lemeuix ducking him,& saunders is a bîtch I never even…

Comment by Eff Pandas on 10-04-2017

All I see is a blue screen on the video. What did I miss.

Comment by kushking on 10-04-2017

[QUOTE=Mammoth;18109955]Jacobs isn't with K2 he's with Matchroom and Hearn.[/QUOTE] You got me for once in that one point, didn't realize it was matchroom not k2,but as usual the rest of your statement is nothing but hearsay as far as lemeuix…

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