British middleweight Chris Eubank Jr. (32-2, 23 KOs) plans to do more than “just defeat” compatriot and sub-class former world champion Liam Smith (32-3-1, 19 KOs) in an upcoming bout that will be the main event of the evening boxing in Manchester (England) next night, but make it as bright and convincing as possible.
Thus, Chris wants to attract the attention of the “big names”, and first of all, the owner of the WBA / IBF titles from Kazakhstan Gennady Golovkin (42-2-1, 37 KOs).
“Yes, winning is important, but it’s important not only to win, but also to make a statement,” Eubank said.
talking with the media after the official weigh-in held the day before. I don’t want to win thin because I can’t try to get a Golovkin fight by beating Liam Smith with a squeal. I have to get in the ring, shake this guy and take him to hell.”
Chris added that in 2023 he set himself the goal of “fighting against big names, for belts and in stadiums.”
Meanwhile, the top coach believes that Eubank could be dropped today …