Barry Hahn has revealed that his son Eddie is being too honest and will not be sending him to any more boxing meetings.
- Barry Hahn opens up about tensions at matchroom sports promotion giant
- Hearn Snr runs the company with his son Eddie, who will become chairman in 2021.
- Barry has revealed that he has not allowed Eddie, 43, to attend boxing meetings.
- The 74-year-old admitted to being too honest in meetings for his own children’s tastes.
- Undefeated Briton Lawrence O’Colley ditched Hearn to join boxer last week
Barry Hahn has opened up about the tensions at the Matchroom Sports promotion company he runs with his son Eddie.
Eddie, a giant of boxing promotions, will succeed his father as chairman of Matchroom in April 2021 and will be home to some of the world’s greatest fighters, including Anthony Joshua, Dmitry Bivol, Connor Benn, Devin Haney, Katie Taylor and Canelo Alvarez. manages which
Hearn Snr told Framed: The Snooker Podcast that he’s been banned from boxing meetings by Eddie – because he’s being too honest.
Promoter giant Barry Hahn (left) voiced tensions at Matchroom Sports, the company he runs with his son Eddie (right)
Hearn Snr reveals that he doesn’t allow Eddie to attend boxing meetings because he’s being too honest.
He said: “I want to think I’m a really nice person. But I set very high standards.
“I mean, when you get older and richer, that helps. You tend to always tell the truth. rice field.
“I mean, my son won’t let me into boxing meetings anymore. He says, ‘Dad, don’t be honest with everyone.’ But if I’m honest, I feel cleansed, but if I lie, it doesn’t cleanse me. No need to lie.
WBO cruiserweight champion Lawrence Okory (pictured) ditched Hahn for his next fight.
Undefeated British star speaks out on Twitter – thought he was talking about Hahn
Last week, undefeated British cruiserweight Lawrence Okory ditched Hahn and Matchroom to sign the boxer for his next fight, a WBO title defense against David Wright in March 2023 in London.
Okory wrote on Twitter in November, “I’ve been away from boxing this year without lying. Dirty, lying, narcissistic individuals who ‘do’ the sport.” How I’m feeling right now…is a reminder that it’s a selfish view.
Ocory is believed to have been talking about Hahn — he fought back, telling iFL TV: / The jobs we offered for them.