Deal done! Johnson links up with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom company

Callum Johnson.
Callum Johnson.

Callum Johnson has signed on to work with Matchroom Sports.

The events promotions company - which has a reputation of putting on some of the best boxing, snooker, darts and other sports shows around - is run by Barry Hearn and his son Eddie.

Johnson, 29, has appeared on a number of Matchroom boxing events in the past, and now he hopes that joining the stable can help push his career forward.

He told The Standard: “I’m really happy about it and the opportunity to have a proper team that will push me in the right direction.”

Other Matchrom boxers include Nathan Cleverley, Tony Bellew, James Degale, Anthony Crolla, Rocky Fielding, Carl Froch, Kevin Mitchell and Scott Quigg.