Eddie Hearn promises DAZN will bring in ‘boxing legends, Hall of Famers and fresh talent’ after quitting Sky Sports

EDDIE HEARN has revealed his huge plans to revolutionise boxing after making the move from Sky Sports to DAZN.

The 41-year-old announced earlier this week that his promotional company Matchroom Boxing have signed a five-year deal with streaming service DAZN where his shows will air from this summer onwards.

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And he has now confirmed that Matchroom's schedule will comprise of 12 'normal fight night shows' along with four 'premium events' and their NXTGEN shows where they provide a platform to rising stars.

Hearn, who already promotes US shows on DAZN, also spoke about how he plans to change boxing when it comes to the production of his events.

Speaking on the Matchroom Radio Podcast, he said: "We're not just gonna migrate the Sky team into DAZN.

"We're gonna bring in industry legends, future hall of famers, fresh talent.

"But we're not gonna bastardise production by trying to be 'cool'."

The deal Matchroom Boxing have signed with DAZN is believed to be worth around £100million.

Hearn has already promoted some major US boxing shows which have been broadcast on DAZN.

The most recent of those came last month when he put on Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez's unification fight against Billy Joe Saunders in front of 70,000 fans in Texas.

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Anthony Joshua still has an existing deal with Sky Sports despite being a Matchroom fighter.

The unified heavyweight champion has one fight left with Sky before he will assess his options moving forward.

Meanwhile, UK Matchroom fighters such as Dillian Whyte, Lawrence Okolie, Savannah Marshall and Callum Smith will have their next fights on DAZN providing they remain with Hearn's promotional team.

DAZN is current £1.99 per month in the UK, with the price point expected to rise later this year.

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