Eddie Hearn inherited from his father Barry the role of family group president and CEO of Matchroom Sport, Professional Darts Corporation, Matchroom Boxing, Matchroom Boxing USA, Matchroom Media and PGA EuroPro Tour.
Cruiserweight blogger Jake Paul (3-0, 3 KOs) knocked out former MMA star Ben Askren in a spectacular knockout on Saturday night of the Triller event at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. Paul landed right hand and referee Brian Statts signaled to stop the fight at 1:59.
Former super lightweight champion Regis Prograis (26-1, 21 KOs) defeated Ivan Redkach (23-6, 18 KOs) by technical decision after six rounds. Prograis delivered an accurate blow to the body, which was mistakenly regarded as a low blow. As a result, Redkach remained on the floor and was carried out of the ring on a stretcher. At the time of stoppage Prograis was confidently leading on points 60-54, 60-54 and 59-54.
In the main event of the evening in Hollywood, Florida, Demetrius Andrade (30-0, 18 KOs) defeated Liam Williams (23-3-1, 18 KOs) via unanimous decision to defend his WBO middleweight title. In the second round, Williams was knocked down and barely made it to the end of the round. This, however, did not prevent him from subsequently bringing the fight to the final bell and winning a round or two along the way. The scores were 116-111 and 118-109 twice.
On the undercard of Demetrius Andrade vs Liam Williams in Hollywood, Florida, Olympic bronze medalist and three-time world amateur champion, Magomedrasul Majidov (3-1, 3 KOs) unexpectedly lost to experienced Andrey Fedosov (32-3, 26 KOs) of Russia in the first round of their duel, which was scheduled for twelve rounds. Majidov visited the floor twice before the fight was stopped.
Alexander Povetkin was discharged from the hospital after a deep examination following the results of the fight with Dillian Whyte. This was stated by the head of the promotion company "Boxing of World" Andrey Ryabinsky.
Former world light heavyweight champion Alexander Gvozdyk (17-1, 14 KOs) explained why Alexander Usyk (18-0, 13 KOs) should not fight the leader of the heavyweight division Anthony Joshua (24-1, 21 KOs) yet .
On June 5, Daniel Dubois (15-1, 14 KOs) will return to the ring after his first professional defeat. The 23-year-old will face Bogdan Dinu (20-2, 16 KOs) and, oddly enough, there will be an interim WBA heavyweight belt at stake.