Eddie Hearn has revealed that he needs to create a boxing online game to rival EA Sports activities’ well-liked Battle Evening franchise.
Talking on an Instagram Dwell Q & A, the British promoter claimed he approached EA Sports activities about the potential for releasing a sequel, however says they confirmed little curiosity on this.
“Are you aware what? EA Sports activities don’t actually appear enthusiastic about boxing,” he revealed.
With EA because of launch the fourth version of the massively well-liked UFC video games collection later this 12 months, it’s clearly not one thing excessive on high of their priorities proper now.
“Ought to I simply do one myself? I’ve acquired just a few different fascinating tasks coming round,” Hearn then requested.
“Proper I’m gonna launch a brand new boxing recreation, f*** it lets do it. We’ll begin our personal rival recreation to EA Sports activities Battle Evening.”
Hearn, who revealed final week that his father, Barry, had been hospitalised after struggling a minor coronary heart assault, mentioned he’ll get Prince Khalid [of Saudi Arabia], an avid boxing fan, concerned within the initiative.
Ought to the Matchroom chief get the wheels in movement for this proposal, you wouldn’t be stunned to see him make a giant success of it.
Hearn has saved himself busy throughout the coronavirus pandemic, internet hosting a number of Q & A’s with among the fighters he promotes over the previous few weeks.