Eddie Hearn News
Eddie Hearn recalls meeting UFC CEO Dana White for the first time: “A little bit in awe”
Zain Bando - December 20, 2023
Eddie Hearn reveals Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou 2 is likely already official: "Got to cash in"
Josh Evanoff - December 11, 2023
Nate Diaz responds to criticism from boxing promoter Eddie Hearn: “Unless it’s complimentary keep my name outta your mouth cause you might get it also”
Josh Evanoff - August 18, 2023
Eddie Hearn takes aim at “awful” boxing match between Nate Diaz and Jake Paul: “You're talking about low level”
Fernando Quiles - August 15, 2023
Eddie Hearn labels Jake Paul vs. Nate Diaz a mismatch: "You can see people hit pads and you know"
Josh Evanoff - June 21, 2023
Eddie Hearn reveals his Jake Paul vs. Nate Diaz prediction: "He gets stopped"
Lewis Simpson - May 22, 2023
Eddie Hearn has weighed in and dropped his official prediction for the Summer showdown between Jake Paul and Nate Diaz. Earlier this month, it was announced that Jake Paul would compete against his fourth MMA fighter inside the boxing ring. Paul will face off with UFC veteran Diaz on August 5 in Dallas, Texas, with the hope of bouncing back from his first professional loss to Tommy Fury.
Eddie Hearn explains why Anthony Joshua is not interested in doing “something a little bit gimmicky” by fighting Francis Ngannou
Harry Kettle - May 19, 2023
Eddie Hearn has explained why Anthony Joshua isn’t interested in a boxing match against Francis Ngannou right now. Earlier this week, it was announced that Francis Ngannou had signed a blockbuster deal with PFL. However, it was also revealed that he won’t make his debut until 2024, instead giving him time to try and have his long-awaited boxing debut instead.
Eddie Hearn hints at possible Anthony Joshua vs. Francis Ngannou fight materializing: "I had lunch with Francis Ngannou"
Lewis Simpson - April 19, 2023
Eddie Hearn has hinted at a possible boxing bout between Anthony Joshua and Francis Ngannou materializing. Ngannou underwent months upon end trying to negotiate a deal with the UFC to stay. However, after failing to agree on terms, the then UFC heavyweight champion made the decision to ultimately part days with the company and test free agency.
Eddie Hearn believes Jake Paul doesn't "deserve" to be ranked if he beats Tommy Fury: "There's a little bit of publicity in there"
Cole Shelton - February 20, 2023
Eddie Hearn disagrees with the WBC announcing that they will rank Jake Paul if he beats Tommy Fury. Paul and Fury are finally set to fight on Sunday in Saudi Arabia after the two were booked twice previously. It’s a grudge match between the two, but recently, the WBC president revealed if Paul wins, he will be a ranked WBC cruiserweight.
Eddie Hearn reveals talks with Nate Diaz as Stockton slugger targets clash with Canelo Alvarez: "Nate Diaz can box"
Josh Evanoff - February 3, 2023
Eddie Hearn confirms talks underway with Francis Ngannou to make Anthony Joshua clash: "Is just probably one of the biggest fights that could be made"
Josh Evanoff - February 1, 2023
Matchroom Boxing’s Eddie Hearn has confirmed that he’s in discussions with Francis Ngannou. ‘The Predator’ exited the UFC last month after fighting out his deal with the promotion. As a result, he was stripped of his heavyweight gold and looked for greener pastures. For their part, the UFC quickly booked Jon Jones vs. Ciryl Gane for the vacant title in March.
Eddie Hearn believes Jake Paul should be a "big favorite" over Tommy Fury who "hasn’t looked very good recently"
Cole Shelton - January 25, 2023
Eddie Hearn thinks Jake Paul will likely defeat Tommy Fury in February but says it’s still a dangerous fight for the American. Paul and Fury are scheduled to fight on February 25 in Saudi Arabia which is a bout many people have wanted to see. They have been booked twice previously but Fury pulled out both times. However, if it does come to fruition this time around, Hearn is picking Paul to win.
Jake Paul reacts after Eddie Hearn files $100 million lawsuit for fight fixing allegations: “I’m 5-0 in lawsuits”
Susan Cox - October 8, 2022
Jake Paul is reacting after Eddie Hearn Files $100 million lawsuit for fight fixing allegations. It was back in August of this year when Glenn Feldman, who was the lone official overseeing the Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk heavyweight title rematch in Saudi Arabia, scored in favor of Usyk.
Eddie Hearn reportedly suing Jake Paul for damages in excess of $100 million due to fight fixing accusations
Chris Taylor - September 24, 2022
Matchroom Boxing CEO Eddie Hearn is reportedly suing Jake Paul for damages in excess of $100 million due to fight fixing accusations. According to TMZ, Hearn and his team have filed a lawsuit for defamation, this after Paul accused Hearn of paying off judges.
Eddie Hearn reacts to Jake Paul vs Anderson Silva fight booking: “I just think that Jake’s been a bit unlucky”
Harry Kettle - September 15, 2022
Eddie Hearn puzzled by Oscar De La Hoya's criticism of Canelo Alvarez vs. Dmitry Bivol booking: "I don't want to sit there & watch a mismatch"
Fernando Quiles - July 10, 2022
Matchroom Boxing’s Eddie Hearn has fired back at Oscar De La Hoya over recent criticism. During an interview with MMAFighting, De La Hoya claimed Hearn put Canelo Alvarez in a lose-lose situation by booking him against Dmitry Bivol. Canelo lost the fight in a bid for the WBA Light Heavyweight Championship.
Oscar De La Hoya blames fellow boxing promoter Eddie Hearn for Canelo Alvarez’s loss to Dmitry Bivol
Harry Kettle - June 22, 2022
Oscar De La Hoya has thrown shade at Eddie Hearn following Canelo Alvarez’s defeat to Dmitry Bivol last month. Over the course of the last few years, Matchroom Boxing has continued to go from strength to strength under the guidance of Eddie Hearn and his team. They’ve promoted some of the biggest names and fighters in the sport and as we look ahead to the future, it’s easy to picture a scenario in which they continue to thrive.
Eddie Hearn says "it’ll be a pleasant day when someone chins" Jake Paul, reveals Tommy Fury fight will be rebooked
Cole Shelton - June 6, 2022
Eddie Hearn is looking forward to the day Jake Paul gets knocked out. Hearn promoted Paul’s first pro fight and since then he has been critical of him. Eddie has claimed that the YouTuber is just an average boxer and that any undefeated fighter with fewer pro fights than Paul on his roster would beat him.
Jake Paul takes aim at Katie Taylor: “The only thing real is you, your team and Eddie talk a lot of s**t”
Fernando Quiles - May 1, 2022
Jake Paul and Eddie Hearn helped put on the biggest match in female boxing history but there will be no holding hands and singing Kumbaya. Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano collided this past Saturday night in a bout that is already etched in history. Taylor and Serrano fought inside Madison Square Garden in New York City. Taylor successfully defended her undisputed female lightweight gold against Serrano via split decision in an instant classic.
Jake Paul and Eddie Hean make $1 million bet on Amanda Serrano-Katie Taylor fight
Cole Shelton - April 28, 2022
Eddie Hearn reveals he's open to Kamaru Usman vs. Canelo Alvarez boxing match: "I don't see how Usman has a shot, so why not?"
Josh Evanoff - March 16, 2022
Canelo Alvarez’s promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed he’s open to working with Kamaru Usman and the UFC. The Mexican superstar signed a 3-fight deal with Matchroom Boxing last month for $160 million dollars. The first bout on that deal is a light-heavyweight showdown with Dmitry Bivol, while the second is a trilogy encounter with Gennadiy Golovkin. Over the last few months, Kamaru Usman is gunning to get a bout with Alvarez as well.
Eddie Hearn explains how Conor McGregor turned into “a nightmare” for Dana White and the UFC
Fernando Quiles - February 6, 2022
Eddie Hearn believes the stardom of Conor McGregor has the UFC on edge. McGregor is the biggest star in MMA. He has broken PPV and live gate records for the UFC. While he currently isn’t a champion, the “Notorious” one still rakes in some serious green for the top MMA promotion.
Promoter: "Laughable" to say Tyson Fury has fought better competition than Anthony Joshua
Tom Taylor - November 16, 2020
Promoter Eddie Hearn believes it’s “laughable” to suggest that Tyson Fury has fought better competition than his star client, Anthony Joshua. Fury and Joshua are regarded as the two best heavyweight boxers on the planet today, with the former laying claim to the WBC title, and the latter in possession of WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO heavyweight titles.
Eddie Hearn: Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury "have agreed to a two-fight deal", details being negotiated
Tom Taylor - June 10, 2020
Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have agreed in principle to a pair of heavyweight title fights, according to Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn. Joshua, the unified heavyweight champion, and Fury, the WBC and lineal heavyweight champion, are widely viewed as the best heavyweight boxers alive. There is presently massive interest in seeing the two Brits collide in the ring, and according to Hearn, things are moving in that direction.
Eddie Hearn willing to co-promote with Dana White, open to Francis Ngannou vs. Dillian Whyte fight
Tom Taylor - May 29, 2020
Eddie Hearn believes Dana White's determination to promote UFC 249 is "bad taste"
Tom Taylor - April 7, 2020
Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has been vocal about his admiration for UFC President Dana White in the past, but he can’t get behind White’s determination to promote the UFC 249 card amid the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s unbelievable, I’d like to think that in boxing, there’s no-one more roll your sleeves up and get on with it than me,” Hearn told Express Sport. “But even I wouldn’t consider staging an event right now. I’m not even thinking about options, not even on the radar.
Eddie Hearn admits he's 'jealous' of how UFC controls the sport and fighters
Natasha Hooper - March 17, 2020
Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn is reportedly jealous over the UFC’s control of the sport of MMA. As the man behind Matchroom Boxing, Hearn has always had an appreciation for the world’s largest MMA promotion, the UFC. The Boxing promoter admitted he is envious over the promotion and its evolving brand, cultivated by UFC President Dana White.