Barry Hearn suffers heart attack as sports promoter undergoes surgery
Sports promoter Barry Hearn is recovering at home after suffering a heart attack.
The 71-year-old, who controls the Matchroom dynasty, was taken to hospital over the weekend and operated on yesterday.
His son Eddie said: "As if we can’t thank the NHS enough, I want to particularly thank the staff at Broomfield & Basildon.
"My dad was taken to hospital on Sunday after a minor heart attack and was operated on yesterday. He is up and well and returns home today in good spirits! Thank you."
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