• Promoter announces joint venture with US partner to show fights
• Hearn says service will take Matchroom Boxing ‘to a new level’
Eddie Hearn had promised a blockbuster announcement to shake up boxing, and on Thursday he confirmed he had sealed a $1bn contract with a US media partner to deliver what he is calling “the biggest ever deal in boxing”.
Written by Kevin Mitchell
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/may/10/eddie-hearn-1bn-transatlantic-streaming-deal-boxing under the title “Eddie Hearn boasts $1bn transatlantic streaming deal is ‘biggest ever in boxing’”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.