Suggestions...

EXCLUSIVE: Martin Harkin – “Boxing is in my DNA&...

Situated just over ten miles from Glasgow’s city centre on the North Bank of the River Clyde,

Amir Khan Sends Aid To Pakistan Amid COVID-19 Food Shortages

Amir Khan has announced that he will provide in excess of 10,000 care packages to residents of Islam

Vasyl Lomachenko Q&A – Lopez, Davis, Haney, Maywe...

Unified lightweight world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko is riding out the COVID-19 pandemic in his nat

THE KING’S FINEST: Top Five Tyson Fury Performances

During his astounding 31-fight career, heavyweight ruler Tyson Fury has captured the hearts of fans

Anthony Joshua Breaks Down Ali-Tyson Dream Clash

Unified World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua believes that the best version of Mike Tyson wou

EXCLUSIVE – Andy Lee: “Fulfilment…”

“What am I going to fight for? Unless someone comes over and says, ‘Andy we’re giv

Matchroom Confirm Joshua-Pulev Postponement

Matchroom Boxing have announced that June 20’s scheduled clash between Anthony Joshua and Kubr

Mike Tyson Urges Wilder To “Grow Up” Following F...

Former heavyweight destroyer Mike Tyson says that Deontay Wilder needs to “Grow up” fol

AJ’s GOLDEN MOMENTS: Top Five Anthony Joshua Performan...

During his exciting 24-fight career to-date, heavyweight king Anthony Joshua has established as one

“We have a duty to make this fight as big as possible. It’s not as big now as will be in March. It’s not as big in March as it will be in July and it’s not as big in July as it will be in November. But it has to happen in 2018 because sometimes you miss the boat and the opportunity to make it happen when it really matters and that is kind of very soon.

“You look at Mayweather-Pacquiao, that fight was made at the perfect time for numbers and for dollars. But not the perfect time for fans and in terms of the elite-elite. So we mustn’t make that mistake, but we also want to make some dollars at the same time. It is the biggest in world boxing and I want to make the biggest fight in world boxing,” explained Hearn.

Thursday this week Hearn will sit down with Wilder’s management team, Shelly Finkel and notable boxing figure Al Haymon.

“I’m sitting down with the Shelly Finkel and Al Haymon. I think there’s about two or three managers that he’s [Deontay] got. I reached out to Deontay just to confirm who should I talk to – Al Haymon and Shelly Finkel. So they are the people I reached out to. We know we’re going to have to pay Deontay Wilder a lot more than his value in this fight. If we gave him his true value in this fight against Anthony Joshua, he [Wilder] would deem it as an insult. So we have to find somewhere between reality and fantasy,” he said.

Hearn also spoke about how this is not the first time they have had to over pay opponents to fight Joshua.   

Continue Reading