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Hearn in 2015
8 June 1979
|Known for||Boxing promoter|
|Height||195 cm (6 ft 5 in)|
|Title||Group Managing Director, Matchroom Sport|
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. Eddie Hearn promotes Matchroom Sports world boxing champions, including Anthony Joshua, Kell Brook, Tony Bellew, James DeGale, and Khalid Yafai.
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."
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.
- "Matchroom Sport Board of Directors". Archived from the original on 2011-05-10.