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Chris Eubank Jr must make a decision on his next opponent – and reports suggest he is about to do so.
The Brighton-born boxer will face off against Conor Benn last October in an event that has drawn public attention largely due to bouts their fathers, Chris Eubank Sr and Nigel Benn, have fought. shared three decades ago.
However, all the hype was cut off when it was revealed that Benn had tested positive for the drug, and the family rivalry remains buried for the time being.
When Benn fought to clear his name – which has not happened yet in the eyes of the British Boxing Control Board – Eubank played middleweight with Liam Smith in January.
Smith gave him the first loss of his career – a sensational TKO in the fourth inning saw Eubank’s previously praised chin crack under the pressure of the punches.
Eubank had a rematch clause in its contract and activated it not long after. However, no movement has been made on that front since, and his name has increasingly been linked to Benn’s return, which he and promoter Eddie Hearn are preparing for June. in the Middle East.
The most recent reports from sports sun now suggests that Eubank will skip Smith’s second fight for Benn beef dominance in Abu Dhabi on June 3.
One of the biggest takeaways from their previously scheduled competition is the 157lb enticing weight, something that’s unlikely to happen this time around due to the reaction to Eubank’s painfully exhausted image on the scale and Benn’s recent discovery of a lack of negotiation stemming from a damaged reputation.
Eubank worked out in the gym this weekseems to confirm that his next battle will be over soon.