Hearn talks DAZN’s rumored $60M pitch to Klitschko

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Eddie Hearn wouldn’t say too much, but doesn’t doubt Klitschko has some temptation to return to boxing.

In this video interview with Fight Hub TV, Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn fields some questions about his upcoming fights and also gets asked about all the talk regarding a potential Wladimir Klitschko comeback. Focusing on just that part of the conversation, Hearn offered a few quick thoughts on what might be going through Klitschko mind at the moment…

Hearn on the rumor that DAZN offered Klitschko $60M to come back to fight:

“I think Klitschko’s had a couple of exploratory chats with people. Again, I don’t think there’s much movement or nothing’s imminent, but that’s the business of Wladimir Klitschko.”

On if he wants to see Klitschko come back to boxing:

“I think it’s always gonna be tempting for a heavyweight of the past to return when he sees how big and active the division is right now. One of Klitschko’s problems is that for all those years, he never really had the dance partners. Now they are out there. And I’m sure he’s tempted everyday to return. Whether he does or not, time will tell.”

On where Klitschko would rank if he decided to come back:

“He’s up there. He’s top five, yeah, for sure. But he hasn’t boxed for, what, nearly three years. So, we’ll see.”

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