News | Jul 10 2014

Matthew Macklin, James DeGale, Kell Brook and co optimistic about their futures

Matchroom stars out in force at the stable's annual summer gathering

MATCHROOM BOXING announced plans for the remainder of the year, and started off by unveiling the signing of middleweight contender Matthew Macklin.

He will make his bow for his new promoters on August 30 in Dublin and said he could meet Andy Lee, Sam Soliman and Martin Murray before the end of the year.

“I’m really excited about this next part of my career,” he said. “I feel I’ve got plenty left in me, Eddie [Hearn] keeps his fighters busy and active and that helps them when the opportunities do come up.