Throwback: Eddie Hearn Explains His Own Embarrassing Memes

Published 12/29/2020, 8:42 AM EST
London , United Kingdom – 11 December 2017; Promoter Eddie Hearn and Katie Taylor during a press conference at the Courthouse Hotel, in Shoreditch, London, ahead of her WBA Lightweight World Title fight against Jessica McCaskill. (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)


Matchroom CEO Eddie Hearn is one of the most influential men in the world boxing today. His roster expands to a whole new extent and has several world champions in it.

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Starting from Britain’s Anthony Joshua to Japan’s Hiroto Kyoguchi, team Eddie Hearn is worldwide. That said, the Matchroom CEO boasts a humble persona and is a popular figure in the internet community as well.

While boxing promoters are mostly brashy and outspoken, Hearn prefers to respect other boxers and often silences his critics with his work. Moreover, he doesn’t mind being mocked and remains one of the liveliest personas in the boxing world.

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Well, last year Hearn took his character to a different level when he revealed insights into his ‘out of context’ situations.

A popular Twitter handle, ‘Out of Context Hearn’, posts random clips of the boxing promoter and his antics. Now, those clips have context since Eddie Hearn has delivered his statement on them.

While netizens take joy in mocking and laughing at some of his clips, Hearn also dived into the tide. He clarified the scenarios and gave a great time to the boxing fans.

Recalling the first clip, Hearn said what exactly was he talking about.

“I was talking about other promoters. So, I was talking about people giving me a lot of stick. Hearns this. Hearns that, Hearn can’t make it in America. So I said excuse me, boring, old, irrelevant, useless.”

Likewise, Hearn went ahead with the other ‘out of context’ scenes only for his fans.

Eddie Hearn- The boxing transformer

Matchroom has always been one of the best promotions in the game. While most promoters stack up the seeds of their high-voltage fights, Hearn materializes them pretty soon.

LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 30: Anthony Joshua of England poses with Promoter Eddie Hearn following his WBC International Heavyweight bout against Kevin Johnson of The USA at The O2 Arena on May 30, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

For example, Andy Ruiz Jr. and Anthony Joshua settled their tale in 2019 with two fights and Matchroom deserves to be hailed for it.

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Hearn has tried to do the same with Alexander Povetkin and Dillian Whyte. However, Povetkin testing positive for COVID-19 has forced the promoter to delay the rematch to early 2021.

Hearn looks promising for the sport, and his achievements speak for themselves. It is no surprise he is so favored by the fans. After all, he gives them what they want to see.

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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.

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