Chris Eubank Jr. has disclosed that GennadiyGolovkin’s group have “shown interest” in a fight for the world title, with the British competitor eager to win ‘an epic battle’
Eubank Jr. will continue on his path to a world title shot, if he beats Sven Elbir on Saturday October 2 at SSE Wembley Arena. Live on Sky Sports.
According to the 31-year old, Golovkin is aiming for a major clash with IBF champion Golovkin. This could happen after Eubank Jr gets a WBA mandatory fight title later in the year.
Eubank Jr. stated that “with what’s been happening with the interim titles being removed, now we are being made mandatory challengers to the super belts and regular belts so yeah, we’re pushing for these fights now.” Sky Sports.
“By the close of the year I will be 100 percent fighting for a title in the world and winning it.”
Ryota Mrata is the WBA super title holder, and Erislandy Lara is also a WBA champion.
“I want to be the best dog.” Eubank Jr. said, “I want the top dog.
“Murata would be the best fight and one we will push for.”
Golovkin has yet to make his return after retaining his IBF belt and stopping Kamil Szeremeta in the seventh round.
Eubank Jr. says that he was singled out to be a possible opponent for the Kazakh star.
Eubank Jr stated that the fight was already attractive to them and they have been in touch with Sky Sports. They’re interested, and if they can win a title around the world, that would be a great fight.
“There has been an interest in future fighting. It must be [inevitable].
He’s the world champion, and I am No 1. The weight division has the best fighters. These guys want me to be there, so I have to make it happen.
“I have been visualizing it for many years, and I am able to defeat him. It’s my turn now.
It can only be described as an epic battle between the styles me and him.
He doesn’t know what to do to make me stop throwing punches.
Combining these two styles will result in a legendary boxing match.
Sky Sports Boxing schedule
Oscar Valdez vs Robson Conceicao – WBC super-featherweight title
September 25, Sky Sports Box Office
Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk – IBF, WBA, WBO heavyweight titles
Lawrence Okolie vs Dilan Prasovic – WBO cruiserweight title
Chris Eubank Jr. vs Sven Elbir
David Avanesyan against Liam Taylor — European welterweight title
Richard Riakpohre vs Krzysztof Twardowski
Steven Ward vs Mikael lawal
Savannah Marshall vs Lolita Muzeya – WBO middleweight title
Christian Hammer vs Hughie Fury
Jamel Herring vs Shakur Stevenson – WBO super-featherweight title
Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall: Undisputed Super-Lightweight Title
Publited at Thu, 02/09/2021 05.43:04 +0000