Promoter Eddie Hearn
Eddie Hearn is a sports promoter and the managing director of Matchroom Sport. He has an exclusive deal with Sky Sports to broadcast up to 20 live boxing shows per year. He also has a $1 billion boxing deal with the streaming giant DAZN to stream shows across the US and the UK.
Today, Eddie Hearn took some time out of his busy schedule to answer some questions with Boxing Channel.
Hearn is excited not only about the main event, but also about the undercard. He predicts a special of boxing.
Hearn discusses the significance of this upcoming Uysk v Bellew fight, which he views as the biggest and best fight that Matchroom has promoted to date. He foresees a gripping and compelling fight come Saturday night.
Boxing Channel asks Hearn about his role as such a prominent promoter and they discuss the circumstances of getting this fight made. Hearn is also asked about his long relationship with Bellow, his thoughts about the opponents fighting at this weight division, and what’s in both Bellow’s and Usyk’s foreseeable future.
The interview concludes with Hearn sharing his personal prediction for this fight.
The card “He Who Dares” will be promoted at the Manchester Arena this Saturday night, November 10th. It will be featured live on Sky Sports Box Office, with coverage beginning at 6pm. The main event is expected to start around 10:00 pm.