DAZN and Matchroom Boxing Press Conference in New York
DAZN and Matchroom Boxing Press Conference in New York, as Eddie Hearn makes his first signings.
Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom boxing has now released the announcements for the live streaming boxing channel DAZN, pronounced “da, zone”, held in New York, on Tuesday, July 17. Let ’s start by saying that the prices are incredibly favourable for boxing fans at $9.90 per month.
With the subscription, fans will get 16 boxing shows that will be held in the US as well as another 16 matches that will be in the UK. Things don’t end there as fans will also be treated to the World Boxing Super Series as well as the MMA and the Champions League Football.
Back to boxing and the main reason behind the press conference which is the announcement of the boxers. There is Jarrell Miller also known as ‘big baby’ has been officially signed in Matchroom boxing USA.
There is also Demetrius Andrade who has held the light middleweight title two times and was the WBO champion from 2013 to 2015. The American has an impressive 25,0,0 and 16 KOs record and is set to face up against the Brit Billy Joe Saunders who himself has an equally impressive record of 26, 0, 0 and 12 KOs.
About a week ago the WBO ordered the Brit to defend his WBO middleweight title against the American Demetrius and to reach an agreement within ten days of the directive.
Maurice Hooker is another fighter who’s been signed up with Matchroom boxing USA. He is the current reigning WBO light welterweight champion with a 24, 0, 3 and 16 KOs record. He secured the title after defeating Britain’s Terry Flanagan last month.
WBA Super bantamweight champion Daniel Roman is another name added to the list. The 28-year-old American boxer has a 25,2,1 record and won the title after travelling to Japan and defeating Shun Kubo. He is now set to meet up against Erik Ruiz this coming Friday on July 20.
Yet another addition is Jessie Vargas, former IBO and WBA super lightweight champion. His record stands at 28, 0, 0 and has 10 KOs.
Artur Beterbiev is a Russian boxer based in Canada. He is the IBF lightweight champion and has a 12-0 record. His next fight will be against Britain’s Callum Johnson on October 6. With the fight between the two set to kick off DAZN.