Beatriz Ferreira Inks Promotional Pact With Eddie Hearn
Brazilian beginner World Champion Beatriz Ferreira has signed a long-term promotional deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing.
The 29-year-old from Salvador won Lightweight gold at the 2019 AIBA Ladies’s World Boxing Championships in Russia, beating China’s Wang Cong on problems inside the final.
Ferreira is also a three-time Pan-American Champion (2017, 2018, 2019), the 2018 South American Video video games gold medallist and the 2019 World Military Champion – accolades that have cemented her position as some of the best possible pound-for-pound beginner boxers on the planet.
She won silver inside the Lightweight magnificence at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video video games final year, losing on problems to Ireland’s Kellie Harrington inside the final, then again plans on going one upper by means of landing gold at the 2024 Olympic Video video games in Paris.
An aggressive and strong fighter, Ferreira, who is more healthy known as ‘The Beast’, is out to win a couple of World Titles inside the skilled ranks – following inside the footsteps of her new stablemate and Undisputed Lightweight ruler Katie Taylor.
“At the moment is truly an excessively big day for me,” discussed Ferreira. “I’m so excited to be turning professional and to sign with the most efficient inside the trade, my manager Brian Peters and promoter Eddie Hearn and Matchroom. I can’t wait to have my debut and to be fascinated with large fights and have people far and wide the world follow my journey on DAZN.
“This is a large drawback for me and an exhilarating new stage in my occupation then again I’m moreover actually glad that I can continue to are living my Olympic dream. I plan to win gold at Paris in 2024 while moreover winning many World Titles as a professional. I’m further decided than ever to succeed at the very top in this sport and I can promise the lovers a really perfect show every time I step inside the ring.”
“Beatriz is among the most ferocious pound-for-pound combatants I have ever noticed come all over the beginner system,” discussed Eddie Hearn, Matchroom Sport Chairman. “She is going to fully remove darkness from the professional scene and turn out to be a huge giant identify of the sport. When you’ve got been spherical or watched this talent then exactly what I’m talking about.”
Marcos Brito, President, Confederaco Brasileira De Boxe, discussed: “Bia is so excited to begin out her professional boxing occupation. In the end she wants of winning Olympic gold in Paris then again that’s the suitable time and the fitting selection with a really perfect promoter and a really perfect broadcast platform to unlock her professional occupation. She has won the World Championship as an beginner and I would not have any doubt she’s going to win many World Titles as a professional. She isn’t going to just accept anything a lot much less.
“We are grateful that Eddie understood and respected Bia’s want to win gold at the next Olympics. It means that she could have the most efficient of every worlds and convey good fortune once more to Brazil with medals and World Determine belts!”