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Jon Hill appointed as Matchroom’s Head of UK Operations

Matchroom Boxing has announced the appointment of Jon Hill as their Head of UK Operations.

Hill has spent the past 12 years working alongside Adam Booth, nurturing a number of fighters including, WBA World Bantamweight Champion, Ryan Burnett, and Olympian, Josh Kelly. Hill also acted as Operations Manager for David Haye at Hayemaker Boxing, during the peak of Haye’s career.

Matchroom have also announced Josh Roy, previously with RocNation and Banner Promotions as their Head of US Operations.

Hill and Roy will now work alongside Matchroom CEO, Frank Smith, and Promoter, Eddie Hearn.

“As we continue to expand globally it’s important that we grow our internal team with high-quality acquisitions,” said Hearn. “I’ve known both Jon and Josh for some time, and they have vast experience in the US and UK boxing markets.

“We are continuing the recruitment process and will look to add a further six or seven people in our UK and US offices as we look to promote around 40 events annually from September.”

Sam Johnson
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