Former light heavyweights Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew, now cruiserweights, move toward a possible rematch as they co-headline a big card in Liverpool on July 12.
The partnership between UK boxing promoter Matchroom Sport and Sky Sports television is to be extended by a further two years, it was announced Friday.
Eddie Hearn, managing director of Matchroom Sport, discusses his promotional company’s massive stable, which includes Carl Froch and Ricky Burns – both of whom defend their world titles this month – David Haye, Kell Brook, Carl Frampton and other top British boxing talents.
With HBO’s decision to sever ties with Golden Boy Promotions may have come an opportunity for several overseas promoters to expose their fighters to a wide American audience. The U.S. cable network is “open to all ideas.”
Unbeaten English super middleweight contender George Groves insists he has swapped Frank Warren for Eddie Hearn as his promoter to secure a title shot sooner rather than later – and even a possible showdown with IBF holder and countryman Carl Froch.