Middleweight contender Chris Eubank Jr, 32-year-old, continues to be in shock that his scheduled return on Saturday evening was canceled on the final minute.
Eubank was initially set to face Sven Elbir, however he was pulled from the combat after testing constructive for COVID-19.
Then, a really late substitute in Anatoli Muratov was not cleared on the late hour on account of on account of medical grounds.
Eubank nonetheless goals to combat within the month of October.
“Nothing like this has ever occurred in my profession. First opponent will get COVID, second opponent fails a medical the day of the combat. It is surreal. It would not appear actual,” Eubank Jr. informed Sky Sports activities.
“Every part occurs for a purpose and the plan now could be to combat in two weeks’ time. We’re nonetheless on route. The plan continues to be to combat this month, so we’re OK. Pay attention, I am again within the fitness center tomorrow morning. I’ll proceed like this by no means occurred after which I am going to put together for the following combat, which shall be in just a few weeks’ time. There’s loads of opponents and will probably be combat. It is going to be the fitting combat.”
The purpose for Eubank continues to be the identical.
He needs to see motion within the month of October, get some relaxation, after which return for one more combat, in opposition to a giant title or a world title, within the month of December.
“The plan was and nonetheless is to combat in December,” Eubank Jr. mentioned. “We have to combat this month, in order that I can have sufficient time to relaxation after which have a brand new coaching camp for a combat in December.
“It is important that I get out this month and combat, as a result of a giant title or a world title combat is ready for me in December.”
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