Eddie Hearn has quashed the idea that there is a rift between him and the former Sky Sports broadcaster.
The head of Matchroom is rolling out the mobile salesman feature this week in Saudi Arabia.
Hearn was in the kingdom when Anthony Joshua rematched Oleksandr Usyk for the WBA Super, IBF and WBO world heavyweight titles on Saturday.
The pair will clash at the Jeddah Superdome, with Tyson Fury’s recently stripped Ring Magazine title also threatened in an empty slot, 11 months after Usyk, the former cruiser class champion, became uncontested. controversy, was dethroned ‘AJ’ at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.
And Hearn, 43, who has been promoting Joshua since he made his professional debut in October 2013 and saw his curator sign a formal long-term advertising deal with the company. based in Brentwood four days before its defeat to Usyk last September, Couldn’t be more definitive when setting aside rumors of disagreement.
Hearn, who left Sky Sports to sign a five-year, £100m deal with global entertainment platform DAZN last June, told Social boxing of the week:
“I’m willing to interview my dog if he wants to talk to me!”
“I never turn down an interview and I always carry out my responsibilities. I have a lot of friends there, we had a great time there, we do a lot of business with them in other sports and I will be available to interview them as often as possible. prefer. “
The aforementioned DAZN streaming giant, to whom Joshua pledged his broadcasting future in June in a groundbreaking deal, will show off the fight in the US, as well as more than 190 territories, including Canada. , Spain, Germany, Italy, Japan and Poland, while Sky Sports Box Office will broadcast the fight in the UK and Ireland after paying a staggering £23m to do so.
“They may not want one with me, but that’s my job. They have it in the UK, DAZN has it in 190 countries, it’s in Ukraine and everywhere. “
“We are here for everyone and they need to sell some pay per view. No one is better than me. “
“’AJ’ always gets great numbers and obviously it was announced at the end of the day and it’s outside the UK, but it’s going to hit great numbers because it’s a great fight. great.”