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Eddie Hearn delves into near-term Matchroom future after Sky switch

Last year’s summer of boxing at Matchroom’s Fight Camp received solid marks and promoter Eddie Hearn hopes his three-week slate of bouts this year tops 2020’s efforts. Starting on July 31, the three-show run – the first nights of Matchroom’s new exclusive deal with DAZN – features Conor Benn taking on Adrian Granados on week one and Kid Galahad fighting Jazza Dickens for the vacant IBF featherweight title on week two. Light heavyweight talent Joshua Buatsi is taking on Richard Bolotnicks with intent to clash with WBA ruler Dmitriy Bivol next, topping the bill of week three.
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Fight Camp confirmed with tweaks after Eddie Hearn leak gaffe

Information came regarding this summer’s Essex Fight Camp days after promoter Eddie Hearn leaked the biggest fights in an inadvertent picture to a fan. Hearn was on his way to Newcastle when details made it to social media after Hearn gave an avid supporter a snap on a train. Details,...
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Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury is no longer under discussion as both champions focus on dangerous challengers, says promoter Eddie Hearn

Promoter Eddie Hearn has not held any fresh talks about rescheduling Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury as both champions are in a 'very dangerous' position. The undisputed world heavyweight title fight fell apart last month as WBC champion Tyson Fury was ordered by an arbitration judge to face Deontay Wilder, scheduled in Las Vegas on July 24, while Joshua is set to defend his world titles against Oleksandr Usyk.
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Bob Arum: “Eddie Hearn Was The Guy Who Screwed Everything Up.”

“Eddie Hearn has diarrhea of the mouth,” Bob Arum tells Fight Hype. “He can’t stop talking and he doesn’t think.” Arum is responding to Eddie Hearn essentially blaming him in large part for the highly anticipated heavyweight title fight between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua falling through. The two fighters, who are represented by Hearn and Arum respectively, were supposed to meet in Saudi Arabia this August, with the winner of the bout being declared the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. An American arbitrator subsequently ruled, however, that Fury would have to have a third fight with former WBC heavyweight titlist Deontay Wilder by September.
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Eddie Hearn: ‘To want to be in the boxing business at this level is a borderline illness’

Eddie Hearn on what Canelo Alvarez means for Matchroom's global plans, and how he's 'addicted' to boxing. PROMOTER Eddie Hearn rarely has a quiet day. But the last few weeks have been as tumultuous as they come. He took over from his father Barry as chairman of the Matchroom Sport group, came close to making the Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury megafight, only to see that fall apart. He did stage Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders in Texas, during a pandemic, with a US boxing attendance record. He agreed a landmark deal with DAZN in the UK, a major break for Matchroom as they leave long time broadcast partner Sky and he has just announced a new deal in partnership with Canelo and DAZN for a series of shows in Mexico.
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Sky Sports Boxing moves on from Eddie Hearn

Sky Sports has outlined the next phase in its long and proud 30-year association with the sport of boxing, bringing two new partnerships that will deliver a fresh and exciting lineup of fighters both in the UK and internationally and more boxing than before. Beginning on Saturday [June 12], Sky...
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Bob Arum goes kablooey on “screw up” Eddie Hearn for Fury-AJ collapse

Top Rank boss Bob Arum gave Eddie Hearn another tongue-lashing this week after taking over from his rival at Sky Sports in the UK. Arum agreed on a four-year deal with the network following the departure of Hearn to DAZN. As a result, the wily veteran now has some control over the biggest platform in Hearn’s home country.