Frank Warren on Eddie Hearn -“I Will Knock Him Out”

Published 07/11/2021, 11:30 AM EDT
LONDON, ENGLAND – JUNE 05: Boxing Promoter Frank Warren talks to the media in a press conference on June 05, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Queensberry Promotions kingpin Frank Warren has sent a cheeky message to his fellow Brit promoter at Eddie Hearn, threatening to knock him out.


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Despite being professional competitors, Warren and Hearn have never seemed to lose love for each other. Matchroom Promotions and Queensberry Promotions have constantly worked to produce some of the finest boxers from all over the world.

Hence, the recent statement was merely a feud as Warren laughed off while claiming so. The veteran promoter newly connected with Seconds Out and answered to a rapid-fire session.


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While he shed opinion on several personalities, Warren couldn’t miss out talking on Eddie Hearn. Speaking about the Matchroom Chairperson, Frank Warren said, “I Will Knock Him Out.”

Although Frank Warren vs Eddie Hearn would sound interesting, it’s bizarre to picture it in reality. However, the competition goes beyond the ropes.

The two have constantly battled each other on professional grounds as two of the biggest promoters in the business. Hence, this subtle message of knocking out Eddie Hearn can actually be a warning.


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Queensberry promotions’ recent roster reflects several big names in Joe Joyce or Daniel Dubois. Thus, Queensberry might not hesitate to go against Matchroom’s big roster under the commercial parameters.

The boxing world has desired a Matchroom vs Queensberry card for a long time. So knocking out Eddie Hearn might indicate that.

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In the past, Warren wrote a column to the Sky Sports and Matchroom Promotions, thereby proposing the possible Matchroom vs Queensberry showdown.

It grabbed huge attention, and fans posed their favorable matchups from the slot. However, a lot has changed in recent times. Matchroom Promotions has now joined hands with DAZN.

DIRIYAH, SAUDI ARABIA – DECEMBER 04: Promoter, Eddie Hearn speaks to the media during the Clash On The Dunes Press Conference at the Diriyah Season Hospitality Lounge on December 04, 2019 in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Meanwhile, Hearn is now looking ahead to several big fights, including a deal with Top Rank for the heavyweight unification clash. So, Warren’s proposed idea may not interest him as of now.


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But it will definitely be a possibility for the coming days. That said, it would be interesting to see whether Frank Warren can actually knockout Eddie Hearn, at least on the business end of things.

Who would you favor in Frank Warren vs Eddie Hearn?


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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.