# Eddie Hearn

Last month
February 2023
# Considering Options
Katie Taylor fight at Croke Park 'could follow suit' after 3Arena bout - Hearn
Taylor will meet Amanda Serrano in Dublin in a rematch later this year.
Last year
# making history
'It is happening and it is next' - Katie Taylor aims for Croke Park summer homecoming
Eddie Hearn said his lawsuit against Amanda Serrano’s promoter Jake Paul is separate from the homecoming fight.
# last stand
15 years after he smashed Irish hearts and bookies, Kiko Martinez is still swinging
Kiko Martinez fights Jordan Gill on the Katie Taylor undercard in London tonight.
# Snags
Katie Taylor’s Croke Park homecoming complicated by lawsuits and backups
Promoter Eddie Hearn on the Amanda Serrano rematch, alternatives and Katie Taylor’s marketability.
# London Calling
'Female fighters are putting the males to shame in terms of the challenges they are accepting'
Katie Taylor and Eddie Hearn were speaking at their pre-fight press conference in London.
# Boxing
British Boxing Board of Control say Benn-Eubank Jr fight is ‘prohibited’
Promoters earlier claimed the fight would go ahead despite Benn returning an adverse finding for trace amounts of a fertility drug.
# Preview
Casey on Boxing: Usyk will take Joshua's soul in an event that lacks one
Gavan Casey takes a closer look at Saturday’s heavyweight title showdown in Saudi Arabia.
# dem apples
'We're not selling out MSG just because people are going, 'Let's go and support women's sport''
With MSG almost sold out for Saturday, Eddie Hearn has reiterated that he would be ‘very disappointed’ if Taylor never fights in Ireland as a professional.
# Better call saul
Canelo Alvarez to move up to face undefeated light-heavyweight champ Bivol
Bivol (19-0, 11 KOs) has held the WBA light-heavyweight title since 2016, defending it 10 times.
All time
# KT
Katie Taylor's world title defence to be broadcast free to all on Saturday night
Taylor v Gutierrez to be show on Sky Sports Mix as well as YouTube, Facebook and the Sky Sports website.
# problems
Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn tests positive for Covid-19
The news comes ahead of Joshua Buatsi’s bout with Marko Kalic on Sunday.
# November reign
Katie Taylor to return to the ring in November for mandatory title defence
Taylor will take on unbeaten Spaniard Miriam Gutierrez, promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed.
# Part II
Whyte handed November rematch with Povetkin after KO loss
The British heavyweight suffered defeat to the Russian in August.
# Hope
Dillian Whyte calls for rematch after knock-out loss to Alexander Povetkin
The British boxer had dominated the opening four rounds and twice sent the 40-year-old Russian to the canvas.
# silver lightning
Donovan cracks mainstream and leaves big impression on Hearn, who vows to bring him back
‘What an individual’, said the Matchroom chief of Donovan, who gained a huge amount in defeat – and indeed all week – at Fight Camp.
# Keen
Katie Taylor wants to silence doubters - Eddie Hearn
The promoter also says Anthony Joshua is prepared to fight ‘anywhere, any time’.
# future plans
Katie Taylor could feature, as Eddie Hearn hopes to bring boxing back at Matchroom headquarters
The British Boxing Board of Control indicated bouts can return in two months’ time subject to a series of strict regulations.
# aj
Hearn hints Anthony Joshua’s title defence will not be behind closed doors, may be in the Middle East
Joshua’s next fight against Kubrat Pulev was supposed to take place on 20 June in London.
# by the wayside
Katie Taylor's blockbuster fight with seven-weight world champion Amanda Serrano is off
Promoter Eddie Hearn has confirmed that the 2 May card in Manchester, which included Dillian Whyte versus Alexander Povetkin as the co-main event, has been postponed.
# fighting pride
Hearn to donate 200 tickets for every boxing show to UK's NHS workers
For a year after boxing resumes, 200 tickets for every Matchroom show will be reserved for NHS staff, who will be able to attend for free.
# future plans
Anthony Joshua set for homecoming fight
The heavyweight champion is close to agreeing a deal to compete at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
# Ready to go
Irish knockout artist Tennyson signs promotional deal with Hearn
The Belfast native is targeting a shot at the British 135lbs title.
# The Joshua Three
Joshua welcomes unification clash with Wilder and trilogy bout against Ruiz
Anthony Joshua reclaimed the WBA, WBO and IBF belts by overcoming Andy Ruiz Jr last night.
# taking no chances
Her earnings could be crushed by a drug cheat: VADA testing compulsory for future Taylor fights
‘For $25,000 or $30,000, in the grand scheme of Katie Taylor in terms of purses, that is when it’s not too expensive.’
# million-dollar katie
'I keep signing a new contract with her and one fight later, the contract looks sh**'
Eddie Hearn doesn’t promote Katie Taylor in the interest of political correctness.
# Hold your horses
'It's going to be on my terms' - Ruiz casts doubt over Joshua rematch in Saudi Arabia
The world champion still wants to bring the fight to the USA, even though it has been confirmed for the Gulf state.
# changing camps
Saunders signs multi-fight deal with Matchroom Boxing after Warren split
Having ended an 11-year promotional partnership with Frank Warren, the two-weight world champion is now part of Eddie Hearn’s stable.
# clash on the dunes
Promoter defends controversial decision to bring Ruiz-Joshua rematch to Saudi Arabia
Eddie Hearn has been criticised for choosing a country with an ‘abysmal human rights record’ for the latest world heavyweight title fight.
# Reaction
Hearn: Whyte followed protocol before Rivas fight
The Briton was stripped of his interim heavyweight title amid a doping scandal, but his promoter is convinced he is innocent.
# Boxing
Whyte reportedly tested positive for banned substance, Hearn claims he was cleared to fight
The Brit claimed the WBC interim heavyweight belt with a unanimous-decision win over Oscar Rivas in London on Saturday.
# sticking to her guns
Taylor could be a bigger star but she's not interested in talking rubbish, says Hearn
The Bray woman’s promoter believes she’ll be top five pound-for-pound, male or female, if she beats Delfine Persoon.
# Testing
Joshua fight in doubt after Miller's 'adverse finding'
The pair are slated to meet at Madison Square Garden on 1 June.
# talking smack
He failed a drug test and took two years out: Hearn dismisses Fury's 'lineal champion' claim
Eddie Hearn has also fired back at Frank Warren who claimed he’d give the Essex man a slap if Hearn was his son.
# Tweet Elite
Southampton shade, banners at the Aviva and more tweets of the week
Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.
# Star Quality
Hearn eyeing December Canelo card and 'superfights' for Taylor provided she passes Boston test
Eddie Hearn also admitted that tonight’s title fight between his US recruit Tevin Farmer and Ireland’s James Tennyson ‘could go either way’.
# small hurdle
Usyk v Bellew a 'priority' for Hearn as boxing politics stall inevitable cruiserweight clash
Usyk appeared on a collision course with Bellew later this year before the World Boxing Association stepped in earlier this week.
# titletown
Katie Taylor to fight at the home of the Boston Celtics after change of plans from promoter Hearn
Though originally scheduled for 6 October in Chicago, Taylor will instead face Serrano in front of an Irish-heavy crowd on the East Coast.
# Boxing
'I might not be the same man coming out of it': Bellew says Usyk fight would have to be his last
Bellew in line to face the undisputed cruiserweight world champ later this year.
# Wild Side
Hearn ready to give Deontay Wilder $8 million to fight Whyte, not Joshua
“It will make fortunes for the pair of them.”
# back in the ring
Amir Khan will face Canadian Phil Lo Greco in his comeback fight
The former light-welterweight world champion makes his return on 21 April after signing with Matchroom.