Eddie Hearn will reveal the full line-up on Monday October 22 for the Betfair ‘Christmas Cracker’ show at the Olympia in London on December 8 live on Sky Sports – and he is promising an early Christmas present for fight fans.
Carl Frampton will make the second defence of his Commonwealth super-bantamweight title as the chief-support bout on the undercard of Kell Brook vs Matthew Hatton at the Motorpoint Arena Sheffield on March 17.
Veteran promoter Frank Warren hit out at young rival Eddie Hearn last night for comments the Matchroom Sport boss made about Warren’s new broadcast venture BoxNation and recent negotiations for a Billy Joe Saunders fight.
Warren and Hearn recently exchanged quips on Twitter after going back and forth on the social network site to negotiate a clash between their respective prospects Billy Joe Saunders and John Ryder.
Social network site Twitter has been used by boxers to call each other out and set the wheels in motion for a big fight, but this week UK promoters Frank Warren and Eddie Hearn took to the site to openly negotiate a contest for two of their fighters.
The rival promoters went back and forth on the social network in attempt to pit Warren promoted Billy Joe Saunders against Hearn boy John Ryder in a Southern Area middleweight title fight.