Chris Eubank Jr might have been brutally knocked out the final time he fought Liam Smith, but it surely appears he’s coming again for extra.
The pair clashed final month in Manchester and regardless of being the favorite going into the competition, Eubank Jr was stopped for the primary time in his profession within the fourth spherical by Smith.
After the battle, Eubank Jr posted the next message on Twitter: “Congratulations to Liam tonight, good lil shot you caught me with there my boy.
“Felt like I might of saved going however referee is in cost & I respect his resolution. We’ll get it on once more quickly.”
Now, Smith’s promoter, Shalom, has instructed that Eubank Jr will activate his rematch clause, which he has two weeks left to do.
“We’re listening to all indications that they will set off,” Shalom told Sky Sports.
“We all know Chris actually needs to battle once more. His satisfaction is damage, he positively needs a rematch from what I hear and in the end Liam needs the most important names and the massive nights…
“It’s in Eubank’s fingers and we will’t actually look previous that till the time has elapsed and we anticipate him to wish to rematch. I can’t see a greater possibility for Eubank Jr proper now.”
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With that being said, Shalom is not Eubank Jr’s promoter and so he will need it formally in writing from Wasserman Boxing, who do promote ‘Next Gen’.
In terms of a potential date and location, Shalom went on to reveal that there is a chance the fight takes place at the home of Smith’s beloved Liverpool Football Club, Anfield.
“If we can make sure the event takes place near enough to the last game of the [football] season which I think is on the weekend of [May] 21, then there is a possibility [it could take place at Anfield],” Shalom said.
“If we were able to get Anfield it would be the end of May.”
After Smith knocked out Eubank Jr, footage emerged displaying that an alleged elbow might have result in the KO and there have been strategies from ‘Subsequent Gen’s’ group that they may attraction the choice on these grounds.
Shalom confirmed that it seems they are going to go forward with the attraction, however he doesn’t imagine something will come from it.
“To be trustworthy I feel it’s ridiculous,” Shalom mentioned. “I feel that is extra coming from his group. I feel they’re searching for excuses as to why it occurred. Liam Smith’s mixture, while you watch it again, was sufficient to knock anybody out.
“To make use of the elbow excuse, I feel everybody can maybe see by way of that. I hear that they’re going to be taking it additional with the British Boxing Board.
“From what I’m listening to I feel they are going to make an attraction. After which it is going to be as much as the Board. I can’t see it succeeding.”
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