Eddie Hearn Explains Why Parker – Chisora Is On PPV This Saturday — Boxing News


Eddie Hearn says the purse necessities from Saturday’s loaded card headlined by Joseph Parker vs. ‘Delboy’ Chisora have been an excessive amount of for Matchroom Boxing to not place the occasion on Sky Field Workplace pay-per-view within the UK.

With no crowds attainable for the Parker – Chisora card on the Manchester Enviornment in Manchester, England, there was no different possibility however to make it on pay-per-view.

The issue that Hearn has is he has a logjam of fighters in his large Matchroom secure that wish to combat, which makes it essential to get as my of them out as attainable.

When that occurs, you get these nice playing cards just like the one we’ll be seeing on Saturday. However with out followers being current because of the pandemic, it makes it essential to stage the combat on Sky Field Workplace.

For some boxing followers, they don’t worth the principle occasion combat between former WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (26-2, 21 KOs) and Chisora (32-10, 23 KOs) sufficient for them to wish to pay to see it on Sky Field Workplace PPV, however once you take a look at these nice fighters which can be on the undercard, it makes ith worthwhile:

  • Dmitry Bivol
  • Chris Eubank Jr
  • Katie Taylor
  • James Tennyson
  • Natasha Jonas
  • Campbell Hatton
  • Scott Fitzgerald


“If it goes previous six rounds, I feel Delboy is the favourite within the combat,” mentioned Hearn to iFL TV in giving his prediction on the Parker vs. Chisora match.

“Why is Parker – Chisora field workplace? I let you know what. Add up the purses for Chisora, Parker, Taylor, for Jonas, for Eubank, for Morrison, for Dimitry Bivol, for Craig Richards, for James Tennyson, for Campbell Hatton, and put in the truth that there aren’t any crowds, that is an unbelievable card on Saturday evening.

“Should you don’t suppose you’re getting worth or cash, you’re not out purchasing. You’re out shoplifting,” mentioned Hearn.

With Matchroom Boxing’s contract with Sky Sports activities anticipated to finish within the subsequent three months, you’ll be able to argue that’s much more of an incentive to get these fighters out all of sudden.

When Matchroom leaves Sky, it’s going to go away an enormous gap within the schedule the place there have been as soon as nice fighters. Happily for Sky Sports activities, Matchroom heavyweights Anthony Joshua and Dillian Whyte will stay with the community. Nonetheless, there are a lot of nice fighters within the Matchroom secure that shall be sorely missed.

Hopefully, Saturday’s major occasion between Parker and Chisora seems to be an exciting combat. We all know that Parker didn’t look so nice in his final combat in opposition to Junior Fa in February, and we will solely hope that we don’t see an unsightly match like that on Saturday.

Saturday’s fights on Sky Field Workplace PPV:

  • Joseph Parker vs. Derek Chisora
  • Dimitry Bivol vs. Craig Richards
  • Campbell Hatton vs. TBA
  • Scott Fitzgerald vs. TBA
  • Katie Taylor vs. Natasha Jonas
  • James Tennyson vs. Jovanni Straffon
  • Chris Eubank Jr. vs. Marcus Morrison



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