Eddie Hearn

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Eddie Hearn
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Hearn in 2015
Born Edward Hearn
(1979-06-08) 8 June 1979 (age 38)
Essex, England
Nationality British
Education Brentwood School
Known for Boxing promoter
Height 195 cm (6 ft 5 in)
Title Group Managing Director, Matchroom Sport
Parent(s) Barry Hearn
Susan Hearn
Website www.matchroomboxing.com

Edward "Eddie" Hearn (born 8 June 1979) is an English boxing promoter, in his position as Group Managing Director of Matchroom Sport, and is also a director of the Professional Darts Corporation.[1]

Boxing Promoter[edit]

Matchroom Sport was founded by his father, Barry Hearn. As Group Managing Director, Eddie Hearn focuses on fulfilling the company's exclusive televised boxing deal until 2021 with Sky Sports, to broadcast up to 20 live shows a year.[2] Eddie Hearn promotes Matchroom Sports world boxing champions, including Anthony Joshua, Kell Brook, Tony Bellew, James DeGale, and Khalid Yafai.

Rivalries[edit]

Since the introduction of Eddie Hearn as Matchroom Sport boxing promoter there has been rivalry shown from other promoters, notably Frank Warren. Warren was quoted as saying "I'm not worried about Eddie."[3]

Social Media[edit]

Eddie Hearn is a keen fan of social media with an active presence on Twitter and regularly contributes to boxing media channels with interviews discussing ongoing boxing events.

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