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    TYSON FURY challenged Derek Chisora to a trilogy fight, claims promoter Eddie Hearn. Fury has insisted he is retired from boxing after his sixth-round TKO victory over Dillian Whyte in April. 2Tyson Fury has challenged Derek Chisora to a trilogy fight with an official offerCredit: Getty 2Derek Chisora and Tyson Fury used to be friends but fell out recentlyCredit: Mark Robinson Matchroom Boxing However, there is intense speculation suggesting the Gypsy King will soon return to the ring and the latest rumour is that he wants to fight Chisora later this year. The two British stars have already faced off twice with Fury winning both times in 2011 and 2014. They became friends after their second fight but the undefeated star told talkSPORT recently they have fallen out. Their fall-out apparently took place after Chisora predicted Whyte would beat Fury. Read More on BoxingKID GLOVES Tyson manager reveals star's secret visit to kids' cancer hospital & camera BAN Hearn claims the 33-year-old's camp has made an official offer for a third fight. However, Chisora isn't keen as the money "wasn’t...
    MATCHROOM boxing chief Eddie Hearn is closing in on an early retirement and could quit promoting in a few years, claims his dad Barry. Hearn has become one of boxing's most recognisable names having represented some of the sport's biggest stars. 3Dad Barry reckons his son could quit promoting in the next few yearsCredit: GETTY 3Hearn has worked with some of boxing's biggest stars... the likes of Joshua and UsykCredit: SHUTTERSHOCK 3Hearn with one of the greatest, Canelo, and Russia's BivolCredit: AP The promoter has worked with the likes of Canelo Alvarez, Anthony Joshua and current WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk. Hearn's success in boxing has seen him land lucrative broadcast deals with Sky Sports and current partner DAZN. And the 45-year-old is said to have seen his net worth rise in the region of £45million. But despite being young, his dad reckons Hearn could quit promoting in the next few years. READ MORE ON SPORTTRIPLE THREAT Canelo's career 'in the balance' if he loses GGG trilogy says promoter Hearn Speaking on the Gary Newbon...
    JOSH WARRINGTON will RETIRE if he loses his rematch with Kiko Martinez rematch, Eddie Hearn said. Warrington in 2017 beat the Spaniard on the way to winning the IBF featherweight title. 2Josh Warrington could retire if he loses his rematch with Kiko Martinez rematchCredit: PA Now, fast forward almost five years and the pair are back at the First Direct Arena in Leeds - with their careers arguably on the line. Hearn told Boxing Social: "To be honest with you, if Josh Warrington loses on Saturday night, he retires from boxing. "So, that’s a scary thought when you love something. "Can you imagine if the pressure was on you in this interview with me, and this was the last interview that if you didn’t get this right, your days of interviewing what be over. READ MOREREMATCH Warrington vs Martinez: Date, UK start time, live stream, TV channel, undercard "That’s a lot of pressure. Could you handle that pressure? If you love to do something and they say, ‘If you lose this, it’s over.’ "That’s...
    EDDIE HEARN predicted Tyson Fury will lost to Dillian Whyte and claimed he would be a 'much bigger' star if he promoted him. The Matchroom Boxing boss came close to signing Fury in 2018 while the Gypsy King was making his inspirational comeback. 4Eddie Hearn predicted Tyson Fury will lost to Dillian WhyteCredit: ©Matthew Pover Matchroom Boxing 4Tyson Fury pictured with his dad JohnCredit: Stephen Dunkley/Queensberry Promotions But the unbeaten heavyweight did not want to play second fiddle to Anthony Joshua, 32, while Hearn had his doubts on the returning Brit. Since then, Fury has climbed back to the top of the heavyweight division under Hall of Fame promoter Frank Warren. And he returns on April 23 at Wembley Stadium against Whyte, who has been promoted by Hearn for much of his career. Hearn told Pro Boxing Fans: “Tyson Fury and John Fury I like them. READ MORE SUN STORIESBIG WEAPON Fury fight with Whyte could end in KO as both have 'freakishly long arms' WORDS OF FURY Tyson Fury reveals AJ 'didn't fare too...
    TYSON FURY'S promoter Bob Arum has slammed Eddie Hearn by claiming he's got 'nothing to say' about Anthony Joshua's future. Hearn has been Joshua's promoter since his professional debut in 2013 and remains one of his closest advisors in boxing. 2Arum has hit out at Hearn by insisting he has no say in Joshua's futureCredit: Alamy 2Hearn has stated Joshua is taking the Usyk rematch nextCredit: Getty AJ lost his three world heavyweight titles to Oleksandr Usyk back in September but now intends to try and reclaim them in their contracted rematch. However, there has been talk of Joshua receiving a step aside fee in order for WBC champion Fury to take on Usyk for the undisputed crown. Yet despite those murmurings, Arum has shut down any possible negotiations with Hearn. When asked if he has spoke to Hearn about AJ stepping aside for a Fury-Usyk fight, Arum said: "F*** Eddie Hearn, he's got nothing to say about it. "All he does is spin his mouth. Joshua will make the decision for Joshua." The beef between Hearn and Arum comes...
    TYSON FURY jokingly called Eddie Hearn a 'southern w*****' during a chat with Manchester United legend Gary Neville. The Gypsy King also claimed Hearn tried to sign him and his failure to do so is the promoter's 'biggest regret of his life'. 4Tyson Fury told Gary Neville Eddie Hearn was a 'southern w*****'Credit: YouTube: The Overlap 4The Gypsy King reckons the promoter wanted to sign himCredit: YouTube: The Overlap 4Hearn recently claimed Fury's fight with Deontay Wilder could be postponedCredit: PA When speaking to The Overlap YouTube channel, Fury, 33, was asked by Neville: "Has Eddie Hearn ever tried to sign you?" To which Fury replied: "He has. He had the opportunity to do it. "I believe he said in one of his interviews it was the biggest regret of his life that he didn't sign the Gypsy King up." Rumours suggest Hearn rejected the chance to sign Fury in 2017 - at the beginning of the boxer's comeback trail - because he was overweight. The fighter subsequently signed with Frank Warren and achieved significant success, becoming world heavyweight champ again and...
    EDDIE HEARN has declared that Tyson Fury's trilogy bout against Deontay Wilder was never going to take place this month. The Gypsy King was set to defend his WBC heavyweight title against the Bronze Bomber on July 24, only for the unbeaten Mancunian to test positive for coronavirus. 3Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn believes ticket sales could have played a part in Tyson Fury's bout with Deontay Wilder being postponedCredit: Dave Thompson Matchroom Boxing 3Fury was set to face Wilder on July 24 only for the Gypsy King to test positive for coronavirusCredit: AFP Fury's third dust-up against his American rival is now expected to take place in October. And a potential undisputed match-up against English compatriot Anthony Joshua will now not happen until early 2022. Matchroom promoter Hearn has claimed that 'disastrous' ticket sales and no hype in Fury's meeting with Wilder may have played a factor in it being postponed. Speaking on the DAZN Boxing Show, he said: "I just don't feel that a supposed megafight like that, and it's a big fight, just flicks the switch with seven or eight weeks to go and just...
    EDDIE HEARN claimed Floyd Mayweather 'looked TERRIBLE' against Logan Paul and was left stunned by the empty seats in Miami. Mayweather was to the surprise of many taken the full eight rounds in his exhibition bout with YouTuber Paul. 3Eddie Hearn claimed Floyd Mayweather 'looked terrible' against Logan PaulCredit: Getty 3Floyd Mayweather was taken the distance by Logan PaulCredit: Getty And Hearn fears it will have an impact on the younger audience who may not be so well educated on the boxing legend's unrivalled career and skills. He told DAZN: “This never felt comfortable for me, the person this looked worse on than anybody - and he probably doesn’t care - is Floyd Mayweather. "He looked quite terrible. If you're a young fan, you see Floyd Mayweather last night you go, ‘He was the best ever? “I know that Logan Paul was hugging around, but I dunno, I always said from the outside it was a bad look for the sport. "I don’t mind Jake Paul against Tyron Woodley, he’s taking the sport seriously. They’re...
    ANTHONY JOSHUA hailed Eddie Hearn as the 'best promoter in world' amid claims his fight with Tyson Fury is 'dead in the water'. Fury and AJ signed a fight agreement in March with opposing camps then left to secure a date and venue. 4Anthony Joshua hailed Eddie Hearn as the 'best promoter in world'Credit: Reuters 4 Joshua's promoter Hearn, the driving force behind the talks, is adamant a deal to host the historic headliner is close to completion. But Fury's US handler Bob Arum had a contrasting opinion and astonishingly claimed the fight was 'dead in the water'. Despite the differing stances, AJ has put his full confidence in Hearn and Matchroom Boxing as he hailed them on Instagram. He posted: "@matchroomboxing. Best promotional company in the world. "@eddiehearn Thank you for all your efforts over the years! "Best promoter in the world! Hands down (he said he'd give me £20 for this). Jokes aside he's doing a lot for boxing & boxers." Hearn has guided Joshua to become a two-time unified heavyweight world champion since AJ's...
    TYSON FURY has labelled Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn as a 'w*****' after claiming he is favouring Saul Alvarez over Billy Joe Saunders. Despite Hearn handling the affairs of the WBO super-middleweight champion, the Gypsy King believes no attention has been given to his close friend. 3Tyson Fury hit out at Eddie Hearn as he accused him of favouring Saul Alvarez over Billy Joe SaundersCredit: Instagram / @gypsyking101 Saunders is scheduled to face the WBA and WBC champ on May 8 at the AT&T Stadium in what has he potential to be the Fight of the Year. The unbeaten Brit has been training out in Las Vegas with Fury for the unification contest where he appears to be in the shape of his life. And WBC heavyweight king Fury has been left outraged at how the two-weight world champion has been treated in the build-up. He took to his Instagram story where he launched into a X-rated tirade on Hearn, where he also insisted that Frank Warren is worth ten of him. Fury said: "I think Matchroom Boxing and Eddie Hearn...
    EDDIE HEARN said Jake Paul 'comes across as an absolute b***end' but is just 'on the wind up'. Hearn promoted Paul's first professional fight, a one-round stoppage against YouTube rival 'AnEsonGib'. 3Eddie Hearn said Jake Paul 'comes across as an absolute b***end' but is just 'on the wind up'Credit: PA 3YouTuber Jake Paul is 3-0 in his boxing careerCredit: Getty Since then, the American internet sensation has gone on to knock out ex-NBA star Nate Robinson and retired UFC welterweight Ben Askren, both 36. Paul has divided opinions in his boxing career, having called out the likes of Conor McGregor, 32, and mocked Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez, 30. But Hearn revealed the social media celebrity's persona is all part of an act to drive interest at the expense of his doubters. He said: "Thoughts on Jake Paul? Listen, I promoted a Jake Paul fight, I think he's creating a lot of noise. "I think...
    Boxing promoter Frank Warren addressed Eddie Hearn’s claims that Warren was fired from British broadcasting sports channel Sky. In his book, Hearn stated that he convinced Sky to fire Frank Warren along with boxer turned promoter Ricky Hatton and Kellie Maloney. While talking to iFL TV, the British promoter cleared the air surrounding Hearn’s claims in his new book Relentless: 12 Rounds to Success. “Somebody pointed out something in his book though. They showed me or sent me a photograph. It was about how he convinced Sky to get rid of Frank Maloney, Ricky Hatton, and myself. So that he took over boxing, which is totally untrue. It is a lie. We left Sky back in 2011 to start Box Nation and in fact, our first show was on September the thirtieth.”   ‘TOTALLY UNTRUE!’ ❌ ‘WE LEFT SKY & HAD ONE MORE YEAR ON THE CONTRACT!’ ???? Frank Warren responds to claims in Eddie Hearn’s new book that imply Sky Sports fired him… ???? ???? | https://t.co/Usq88jcfvy ???? | @frankwarren_tv ???? | @Umar_iFL ???? | London ???????? ????...
    BOXING promoter Eddie Hearn says "sport is f***ed" as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The Matchroom boss is trying to give boxing the shot in the arm it needs with the launch of his Fight Camp shows. 3Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn is worried for his sport of boxingCredit: Sportsfile - Subscription 3Matchroom boxing was back with a bang as Ted Cheeseman headlined by beating Sam Egginton on pointsCredit: ©Mark Robinson Ltd These will run every weekend up until the end of August from his back garden. SunSport exclusively revealed how rival promoter Frank Warren has challenged Hearn to two five-fight shows that pit the best of each stable against the other. This will give fight fans hopes for some huge fights in the future. And that could not come at a better time for the sport according to Hearn. RINGSIDE NEWS LIVE: Click here for all the latest Boxing, UFC and WWE updates 3 Speaking to iFL TV, the 41-year-old said: "I'm not just focussing on this week, I am focussing on saving boxing, because sport is f***ed....
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