Tag Archives: Eddie Hearn

Joshua vs. Wilder is on the Cusp of Being Finalized, or Maybe Not

The boxing world was all astir on Monday with the news that Deontay Wilder had accepted the terms set forth by Matchroom Sport honcho Eddie Hearn for a match between him

Jermell Charlo is the Full Package but is Playing Second Fiddle Once Again

Jermell Charlo defends his 154-pound WBC title against Austin Trout at the Staples Center on Saturday night in Los Angeles, but he’s not packaged as the promotion’s main event attraction

Three Punch Combo: Notes on Daniel Jacobs, Nonito Donaire and More

But the problem for Jacobs, at least in the near term, is that there may not be a big fight out there for him.

The End of Boxing Might Be One Punch Away

One of Thomas Hauser’s recent books is titled There Will Always Be Boxing. On the weekend of April 20-22, 2018, the sport was alive and well, so much so that boxing does seem immortal.

Joshua-Wilder: The Fight that Everyone Wants to See That May Not Happen

Anthony Joshua-Deontay Wilder is the fight that everyone wants to see, a fight that both boxers are calling for, a […]

In Boxing, March Has Been the Month of Profiles in Courage

It is easy sometimes to forget just how much fighters, through the acceptance of pain as a necessary condition of their demanding trade, must endure to entertain spectators.

David Price: One Punch from the Big Time

Only at heavyweight is the impossible dream of eternal sporting resurrection possible. They threw money at the corpse of Mike […]

Can Quigg Upset Valdez? Unlikely, But it Should Be an Entertaining Scrap

Scott Quigg’s match with Carl Frampton in February of 2016 was a major event in the U.K. Abetted by a large contingent of Frampton supporters from Northern Ireland

Boxing’s Bomb Cyclone

Anyone with this handle has to be big, and the one I have in mind is very big and very fit with a prominent six-pack, visible vascularity in his biceps

Amir Khan Returns to the Ring on April 21 and This Isn’t More Fake News

As widely rumored, Amir Khan will return to boxing in 2018 under the aegis of Great Britain’s leading promoter, Matchroom Sport. Khan and Matchroom honcho