Boxing

Dillian Whyte v Alexander Povetkin to be called off, says Eddie Hearn

Briton Dillian Whyte’s heavyweight fight against Russian Alexander Povetkin will be called off because of coronavirus, says promoter Eddie Hearn. Hearn is set to announce new details for the Manchester Arena event, scheduled for 2 May, which also includes Irish fighter Katie Taylor’s world title bout against Cindy Serrano. “We will make an announcement, but […]

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Boxer apologises after filming sick video

British boxer Billy Joe Saunders filmed a sick video appearing to instruct men on how hit their partners during the coronavirus lockdown. The 30-year-old then offered a grovelling apology when the footage surfaced, having received a heavy backlash for the vile film. In the clip that reportedly circulated on WhatsApp and was obtained by the […]

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Coronavirus: Free boxing tickets for NHS staff, says Eddie Hearn

Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has vowed to reward NHS staff fighting the coronavirus pandemic with free tickets to all his major shows for 12 months from when the sport resumes. Matchroom Boxing will donate 200 tickets per show, which is set to include Anthony Joshua’s next world heavyweight title defence against Kubrat Pulev, and Dereck […]