Eddie Hearn Sues Jake Paul

Posted on 09/24/2022

By: Sean Crose

It seems that Jake Paul’s subsequent opponent will probably be none apart from Matchroom honcho Eddie Hearn. No, Paul’s scheduled bout with legendary UFC star turned professional boxer Anderson Silva isn’t in jeopardy. The match with Hearn will probably be taking place on this planet of authorized proceedings fairly than the world {of professional} boxing. Large cash remains to be at stake, nevertheless, for Hearn is suing Paul for the beautiful sum of 100 million {dollars}. That’s 100 million. The defamation swimsuit, which was filed in New York on Friday, claims Paul falsely accused Matchroom boxing of paying off decide Glenn Feldman to rule on fights as they wished him to.

“Each legally and ethically there’s a clear line separating opinion from defamatory lies,” Frank Salzano, who’s representing Matchroom, acknowledged (through TMZ). “Jake Paul is aware of that, and he purposely crossed that line when he wrongly accused Matchroom Boxing and Eddie Hearn of fixing fights. Nonetheless he was nonetheless given a chance to retract his defamatory statements and refused to. Now he’ll face the authorized penalties of his actions as Matchroom and Mr. Hearn will probably be in search of damages in nicely extra of $100 million given the worth and goodwill connected to the Matchroom enterprise and the dangerous nature of Mr. Paul’s feedback.”

Paul feels veteran decide Feldman’s current rulings are sings of corruption. Feldman dominated in favor of Katie Taylor after she fought the Paul-promoted Amanda Serrano earlier this yr, a ruling Paul took exception to. “This decide, Glenn Feldman,” Paul lately instructed iFL TV, “who scored it such a giant hole for Taylor, gave rounds that Amanda clearly received to Taylor.” Paul additionally made it clear that Feldman’s current controversial ruling that Anthony Joshua bested Oleksandr Usyk was indicative of greater than dangerous judging.

“Usyk had a runaway victory, clearly received the battle,” stated Paul. “This decide, Glenn Feldman, offers it to Anthony Joshua? It’s like a repeated crime right here. Such a shit, I’m going to name it out right here in boxing as a result of it’s bullshit. Clearly, this man is getting paid cash by Matchroom Boxing.” Hearn was sad with such an accusation and now the matter is being taken up by the New York court docket. In response to TMZ, which broke the story, Hearn and firm are arguing Paul “made outrageously false and baseless allegations.” It needs to be attention-grabbing to see whether or not or not the matter is settled out of court docket.

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