Advertisement
Advertisement

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 Terence Crawford Drops, Dominates Postol To Unify Titles Crawford vs. Postol LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Oscar Valdez Crushes Rueda in Two, Wins WBO Title Jose Benavidez Decisions Francisco Santana in Bruising Bout Gvozdyk Gets Off The Floor To Stop Karpency in Six Maidana Breaks Down Maysonet In Six Rounds Ryota Murata Demolishes Comanche Boy in One Round Roach Admits Confusion in Golovkin-Ward Comments Fabian Maidana Aims To Emerge From Marcos' Shadow Lenny Zappavigna Stops Ik Yang in Six Rounds Video: Jose Benavidez Pumped For Santana Showdown Salido: They Have To Pay Me A lot For Lomachenko, Vargas! Crawford vs. Postol LIVE Results From Las Vegas Roach: Brook Has NO Shot To Beat Gennady Golovkin Video: David Benavidez Discusses His Future, Return, More Video: Francisco Santana Ready For War With Benavidez Crawford Not Concerned About Postol’s Height, Reach Edge Wilder, Arreola Test Clean For All Banned Substances Eleider Alvarez-Robert Berridge Set For PBC Card Video: Viktor Postol Ready To Put on a Show With Crawford Roach: I Want Pacquiao To Fight at Least Two More Times Video: Oleksandr Gvozdyk on PPV Fight, The Future, More Video: Oscar Valdez Ready For Statement Title Win With Rueda Video: Freddie Roach on Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather, More Michael Perez vs. Petr Petrov WBA Eliminator is Ordered Postol: Of Course I Want To Beat Terence Crawford By Knockout Warren: Smith Will Be Treated as World Star After Beating Canelo Crawford's Trainer: Postol is Cashing Out, He Wanted a Check Francisco Santana on Benavidez, leans to Crawford over Postol Daily Bread Mailbag: Ward-Kovalev, GGG-Brook, Broner, More Video: Matias Rueda Confident of Shocking Oscar Valdez Video: Crawford's Trainer Media Interview - Two Parter Tommy Coyle Aims To Make History in Leeds Showdown Crawford Senses Fear: Postol Refused To Look Me in The Eyes Viktor Postol-Terence Crawford: Pre-Fight Report Card Canelo: Golovkin Fight Has To Happen, I Want It To Happen! Ruben Nieto Retains EBU Belt, Stops Gonzales in a War Adam Lopez Furious Over Draw: That Decision Was Bullsh*t! Muhammad Ali’s Training Camp Sold To John Madden's Son Adam Lopez Fights Reynoso To a Draw, Jonathan Guzman Next?
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement