Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Chris Eubank Jr. Inks Deal with BoxNation, Returns 2/22

By Terence Dooley 


Chris Eubank Jr will appear on BoxNation TV in a move that will bring the middleweight prospect to Britain's only dedicated subscription boxing channel.


An agreement has been reached between Chris Eubank Promotions, who guide the prospect and other fighters, and BoxNation to spread the Eubank name to a new generation of hard-core British boxing fans.  He is in action this weekend on a Frank Warren-promoted bill at London's York Hall in an eight-threes bout against an as yet unnamed opponent.  The fight could lead to a long-term deal between the parties.

 

Eubank has raced to 12-0 (seven early) in the pro ranks as he bids to emulate the success of his father Chris Eubank, who won the WBO middle and Super middleweight crowns during his impressive, and high profile, 45-5-2 (23) career.

 

Eubank Senior warred with Nigel Benn and Michael Watson, his son has forged a name for himself at middleweight and is on the radar of all of his domestic rivals: Billy Joe Saunders, James DeGale and Adam Etches have talked about handing the fighter his first '0'.  He brings a stardust-laden surname and undefeated record to BoxNation, who will showcase his talent in a succession of fights, with title shots almost a certainty due to his early form and rapid progress.

 

The 24-year-old has remained his family's boxing ties by hooking up with renowned trainer Ronnie Davies, who gave his father words of advice, not to mention the odd slap, when the occasion arose.  With his father also an ever present fixture in the gym and on fight night, the Brighton-born boxer has everything he needs to make it to the top.

 

“Finally I get to jump back into the ring on the 22nd,” said Eubank Jr. “My team has been working hard behind the scenes and I am excited to be fighting live on BoxNation on Saturday night. I'm hungry and I'm going to use this newest fight to showcase the true boxing skills that I possess. My fans are in for a treat and even the haters are going to appreciate the performance I put on this Saturday."

 

Promoter Frank Warren added: “Chris Eubank Jr. is unquestionably an outstanding young talent and I hope that he will now become more active and his fights become synonymous with BoxNation. I’ve heard outstanding reports from his father, trainer Ronnie Davies, as well as the likes of George Groves and Nathan Cleverly about his potential so I’m delighted to give him a platform to showcase his skills at the York Hall this Saturday.

 

“He will be the fifth son of a world champion that I have had the pleasure of working with alongside Ross Minter, Luke Robinson, Steve Collins Jnr, and my most recent signing Kevin Hodkinson. I’ve also promoted Mo Hussein’s son Eddy who is also fighting at the York Hall on Saturday.”


Please send news and views to  [email protected]  or Twitter @Terryboxing.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Francisco Vargas Expects All-Action Fight With Miguel Berchelt Deontay Wilder Hunts For New Opponent, Wawrzyk Fails PED Test De La Hoya Leaning To Las Vegas For Canelo vs. Chavez Jr. Clash Tony Harrison vs. Jarrett Hurd on Wilder-Wawrzyk Undercard Frampton Feels He Needs to Do More to Be Best Irish Boxer Ever Oscar Valdez is Back in Training, Aims To Have a 'Bigger' 2017 WBA Prez Firm That Joshua-Klitschko Winner Must Face Luis Ortiz Manny Pacquiao Says Jeff Horn Fight Deal is Not Finalized, Yet Alfredo Rodriguez is Motivated To Shock Jerwin Ancajas Carlos Takam vs. Marcin Rekowski For Vacant IBF International Belt Hearn: Khan's Financial Demand For Brook Was Borderline Insult Photos: Linares, Crolla - Go Face To Face at Rematch Presser Carlos Cuadras vs. David Carmona Added To Golovkin-Jacobs Joshua: Klitschko is My Defining Fight, Could Boost Credibility Lamont Peterson, David Avanesyan Promise Fireworks on Feb. 18 DeGale's Trainer Reveals Mayweather Antics From Jack Fight Showtime to Air Linares-Crolla Rematch March 25 From Manchester Frampton Doesn't Believe Santa Cruz Will Try to Box in Rematch Froch: Chavez Jr. is Good Fight For Canelo To Prepare For Golovkin Thurman Trainer: Keith is Faster, Stronger, Smarter Than Garcia Bellew: Haye Has No Real Friends After Booting Adam Booth Gilberto Ramirez Wants The Biggest Fights Possible in 2017 Dale Evans: When I Get My Shot, I’ll Win British Title For Mike Towell Jake Ball To Return, After First Loss, On March 17 Hearn: ITV PPV Idea is Likely Delusion and Greed From Eubank Sr. Conwell: I've Boxed In Higher Class Than Bowen, Will Win That Title Saunders: People Must Realize - GGG, Canelo Must Get Through Me World Boxing Council Breaks Down Ongoing Drug Testing Program Black Hitler - Boxing And The Anti-PBC Effect Danny Garcia: I'm Sure I'll Fight Khan - Once He Rebuilds Career Schaefer: Tony Yoka Could Become The Anthony Joshua of France Terry Flanagan vs. Petr Petrov Will Have U.S. TV, Says Pelullo White: I Won't Do Business With Arum For Pacquiao vs. McGregor! Erick De Leon Aims To Get a Knockout Win on Solo Boxeo Tony Yoka Pumped To Go Pro With Richard Schaefer, Virgil Hunter Francisco Vargas vs. Miguel Berchelt - Undercard Information Tyron Zeuge vs. Isaac Ekpo - Purse Bid Ordered For January 31 David Haye: Bellew Looked Fat and Nervous - He'll Be KO'd Quick Funeka Warns Pacquiao To Take Horn Serious or Suffer Shock Loss Braekhus vs. Svensson is Pushed Back To February 24
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement