More than 2,000 hours of original sports footage — from snooker, darts and fishing to gymnastics and netball — are produced each year by Essex-based Matchroom Sport. The company stages, promotes and televises 11 sports, and was founded in 1982 by chairman Barry Hearn, 69, who now runs it with his son Eddie, 38. A large pay-per-view audience for Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight victory over Wladimir Klitschko in April 2017 helped lift profits to £13.5m last year.
This profile reflects the company at time of publication and does not reflect any changes that may have subsequently occurred. Fast Track and its sponsors do not endorse, guarantee or recommend investment in any of the companies.