Chris Eubank Jr. vs. Anatoli Muratov

All fighters made weight efficiently at at the moment’s official weigh-ins for Saturday’s Eubank vs Muratov occasion, a co-promotion between BOXXER and Wasserman Boxing airing dwell and completely on Sky Sports activities Boxing.

SSE Wembley Area
Saturday 2 October 2021
Stay on Sky Sports activities

First struggle: 17:00hrs

6/8 x 3 Cruiserweight Contest
MIKAEL LAWAL (200lbs 7oz) v BENOIT HUBER (198lbs 12oz)

10 x 3 Middleweight
LINUS UDOFIA (158lbs) v XHULJO VRENOZI (155lbs.13oz)

10 x 3 minutes Eliminator for English Tremendous-Middleweight Championship
GERMAINE BROWN (166lbs 13oz) v JAMAL LE DOUX (165lbs 2oz)

Not earlier than 19:30
8 x 3 minutes Cruiserweight Contest

12 x 3 minutes European Welterweight Championship
DAVID AVANESYAN (145lbs 15oz) v LIAM TAYLOR (146lbs 3oz)

6 x 2 minutes Featherweight Contest
EBONIE JONES (127lbs 5oz) v VAIDA MASIOKAITE (127lbs 4oz)

Not earlier than 21:30

12 x 3 minutes Worldwide Middleweight Contest @ 11st 6lbs
CHRIS EUBANK JNR (163lbs. 4oz) v ANATOLI MURATOV (162lbs 15oz)

Swing/Float Bouts

6 x 3 minutes Tremendous-Welterweight Contest
JOE PIGFORD (154lbs 13oz) v ISAAC ARYEE (153lbs 10oz)

6 x 3 Tremendous-Bantamweight
ALIREZA GHADIRI (124 lbs) v STEFAN NICOLAE (123lbs 11oz)

6 x 3 minutes Flyweight
HARVEY HORN (113lbs 3oz) v ADAM YAYAHA (114lbs 8oz)

British star Chris Eubank (30-2-0, 22 KO’s) and German puncher Anatoli Muratov (24-2-1, 17) met face-to-face at the moment forward of their huge showdown on Saturday night time on the SSE Area, Wembley, dwell and unique on Sky Sports activities.

Eubank versus Muratov, in affiliation with Wasserman Boxing, headlines an action-packed card that includes cruiserweight stars Richard Riakporhe and Mikael Lawal, up-and-coming expertise Germaine Brown; dynamite puncher Joe Pigford; the skilled debut of feminine sensation Ebonie Jones plus Wasserman skills Linus Udofia, Harvey Horn, and Alireza Ghardiri.

Right here’s what they needed to say at at the moment’s media day contained in the Troubadour Theatre at Wembley’s Field Park:

Ben Shalom, Founder, and CEO of BOXXER
“We’re delighted to convey boxing to the larger mainstream audiences on Sky Sports activities, so to be right here now on the point of our first present, the primary of many – one each two weeks till Christmas – is a tremendous feeling.”

Kalle Sauerland, Wasserman Boxing
“It’s our first present collectively, and looking out we’re ahead to it. Wanting ahead to seeing Eubank again within the ring and likewise introducing some recent expertise to the British scene and a few thrilling instances.”

Chris Eubank Jr.
“Exercise, that was the primary purpose for this 12 months. I needed to struggle not less than thrice. A superb efficiency on Saturday after which proper again within the ring in December on Sky Sports activities.

“The whole lot goes to plan. I actually consider so; that is undoubtedly the following chapter; I’ve had many chapters in my profession thus far, and that is probably going to be essentially the most thrilling one. We’ve the complete backing of Sky Sports activities, and there are such a lot of big fights to be made.

“I’m within the prime of my profession, I’m 32 years outdated, I’ve obtained two, three, 4 years of stable prime preventing in me, and we’re going to be displaying it on Sky Sports activities. I’ve obtained a helluva lot of excellent fights in me.

“[Muratov] has obtained 25 wins and two losses, stable opponent, it is a good struggle for me the place I’m at proper now. After I get via this man, we’re onto huge names and world titles.

“I’ve most likely seen about 5 minutes of this man field, so I really don’t actually also have a actual sport plan for this man as of proper now due to the late change. We’ll watch extra of him as the times go by, and I’ll cope with him on the night time.”

“I’ll present it within the ring [how I beat him]. I’ve fought twice within the final three months, and I’m in form. A win on Saturday will open some huge fights for me. You possibly can knock anyone out while you get the precise punch.”

Eubank Jnr.
“That’s one factor I learn about myself is the chin; it doesn’t transfer for anyone. I’ve sparred with heavyweights, and I’ve by no means been knocked out, so this man goes to have a tough night time. He’s right here, and we’re each able to roll.”

Richard Riakporhe, undefeated Cruiserweight
“I can’t wait to get again into that ring once more; it’s been too lengthy. I need to placed on an awesome efficiency for Sky Sports activities and present that I’m the true deal. That is an thrilling time for boxing with BOXXER, and I’m in an awesome place.

“I consider that with BOXXER and Sky Sports activities behind me, I can grow to be a giant star within the sport and importantly information me to a World title.”

Mikael Lawal, undefeated Cruiserweight
“Undoubtedly grateful to BOXXER and Sky Sports activities and being on this platform and showcase what I can do on Saturday night time. I’m trying ahead to lastly getting on the market and do what I do and carry out and go on to struggle the highest names within the cruiserweight division.”

Joe Pigford, Undefeated Tremendous-welterweight
“I’m trying ahead to it and placing on a efficiency on Saturday night time. It’s been very irritating [time out of the ring], however I might say mentally and bodily the place I’m now, I’m in a a lot happier place and extra mature and a a lot better time for me.

“It’s vital for me to make an announcement as a result of it is a huge platform on Sky Sports activities. I’m used to knocking individuals out, however my opponent has plenty of knockouts himself.”

Linus Udofia, undefeated Middleweight
“I’m a former English middleweight champion, undefeated, and probably the greatest family names within the nation. This must be occurring; my title must be introduced up on this type of platform. I can’t wait to go.”

Harvey Horn, undefeated Flyweight
“I can’t wait; I can’t sit nonetheless. All of the boys listed here are the identical. We’ve had a load of offended with the coronavirus. I’ve obtained itchy knuckles; I’m getting violent on Saturday night time, and I’m entering into there to take the geezer’s head off.”

Alireza Ghadiri (Razor Ali), undefeated Tremendous-Bantamweight
“I’m grateful for the chance to be right here; it’s a dream come true. Because of Kalle, Wasserman, and BOXXER, my goals are coming true now. Feeling good and prepared for Saturday.

“I used to be sleeping on the road 4 years in the past or 5 years in the past, and now I’m right here. With no cash, no help, no English, I used to be solely 18 once I got here right here, by no means boxed in my life, and now I’m right here. What extra might I ask for? That is the entire world to me. My dream got here true, and that is only the start.”

Ebonie Jones, Featherweight pro-debutant
“I joined the Military once I was 17 and signed off in July and turned skilled. I’m extra excited than nervous at this level; I’m simply trying ahead to it. I can’t wait to get in there and present what I can do; I’ll let my actions do the speaking.”

Germaine Brown, Eliminator for the English Tremendous-Middleweight Championship
“I’m feeling good; I’m feeling nice. I’m seeking to placed on a giant efficiency, it is a huge alternative for me and nice publicity, so I’m seeking to go on the market, get a win, and placed on a great efficiency.”

David Avanesyan, Defending European Welterweight Champion
“I’ve labored very laborious with my workforce, and I’m trying ahead to Saturday. He’ll come and struggle me, however I’m prepared for him. Will probably be a great struggle, however I’ll preserve maintain of my title.”

Liam Taylor, Challenger for the European Welterweight title
“I’ll struggle anybody. David’s a world-class fighter, however I’m ready to struggle anybody. Our types will gel properly, however I’m not afraid to struggle, as I’ve proven up to now. I received’t be taking a backward step.” | Chris Eubank Jr. vs. Anatoli Muratov

Huynh Nguyen

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