Johnny Nelson claims that Queensberry promotions boss, Frank Warren, has “slipped” in recent times.
In an interview with SecondsOut, Nelson conceded that Warren was one of the best promoter on the earth in years passed by, however that his standing has fallen considerably.
The previous cruiserweight champion of the world then went on to heap reward the way in which of Eddie Hearn, regardless of the actual fact the 2 now not work collectively.
“Frank Warren was, at one level, one of the best promoter on the market, one of the best promoter on the earth. However he’s slipped, he’s merely slipped.”
“Eddie Hearn – you title me one promoter who’s as a lot of a personality for his fighters, and for himself individually.”
“His work ethic is ridiculous and he’s most likely one of the best salesman on the market.”
Nelson was truly promoted by Warren throughout his skilled profession, nonetheless now works to cowl reveals for Sky Sports activities with rival promotional outfit Boxxer, headed by Ben Shalom.
Regardless of Nelson’s feedback, many imagine Warren loved a resurgence in 2022, a yr which included Tyson Fury’s two stadium fights in opposition to Dillian Whyte and Derek Chisora.
Warren can be making a powerful begin to this yr, with unified gentle heavyweight champion and pound-for-pound star Artur Beterbiev making the journey to London to tackle necessary challenger Anthony Yarde on the 02 Area on January twenty eighth.
There may be additionally each probability the 70 yr outdated can be concerned within the greatest struggle of 2023, with talks for an undisputed conflict between Tyson Fury reportedly progressing effectively and a date in early March an actual chance.
Warren has beforehand said the struggle will land wherever it generates probably the most income, with a number of profitable website charges from the Center East anticipated to be obtained.