Chris Eubank Jr will look to place his doomed conflict with Conor Benn behind him when the middleweight goes up towards Liam Smith this weekend.
Eubank Jr (32-2, 23 knockouts) was set for the largest battle of his profession in October, because the son of boxing icon Eubank Sr was scheduled to face the son of Nigel Benn in London. But adversarial findings in Conor Benn’s drug-test outcomes noticed the primary occasion aborted on brief discover.
Now, Eubank Jr, 33, seems to be to maneuver ahead with a brand new headline bout, taking up Liverpudlian Smith in Manchester.
While Eubank Jr final boxed in February, outpointing Liam Williams in hostile territory in Cardiff, 34-year-old Smith (32-3-1, 19 KOs) final competed in September, stopping Hassan Mwakinyo within the fourth spherical.
Here’s all you must find out about Eubank Jr vs Smith.
When is it?
The battle will happen on the AO Arena in Manchester on Saturday 21 January.
The card is predicted to start at 7pm GMT, with ring walks for the primary occasion anticipated at round 10pm GMT.
How can I watch it?
In the UK, the battle will air reside on Sky Sports Box Office at a value of £19.95. It will even stream reside on the broadcaster’s Sky Go app, additionally on pay-per-view.
Eubank Jr – 4/9
Smith – 9/5
Draw – 14/1
Full card (topic to vary)
Chris Eubank Jr vs Liam Smith (middleweight)
Ekow Essuman vs Chris Kongo (welterweight)
Frazer Clarke vs Kevin Espindola (heavyweight)
Joseph Parker vs Jack Massey (heavyweight)
Richard Riakporhe vs Krzysztof Glowacki (cruiserweight)
Scott Forrest vs Amine Boucetta (cruiserweight)
Matty Harris vs Jiri Surmaj (heavyweight)