Super Middleweight Boxer Chris Eubank Jr. is one of the most feared prospects in the sport. People are calling him the future and here’s a reason why.
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Christopher Livingstone Eubank (born 18 September 1989) is a British professional boxer. He has held the IBO super-middleweight title since 2017, and previously the WBA interim and British middleweight titles between 2015 and 2016. As of October 2017, Eubank is ranked as the world’s best active super-middleweight by BoxRec, fourth by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and fifth by The Ring magazine. He is the son of former two-weight world boxing champion Chris Eubank. Eubank was born in Hove, East Sussex, the son of Chris Eubank and Karron Suzanne Stephen Martin. He was a pupil at Brighton College. Eubank also featured alongside his father in the reality TV series At Home with the Eubanks. At the age of 16, Eubank and his brother Sebastian moved to the United States to live with a guardian named Irene Hutton. It was explained by their mother Karron as “mere paperwork” and done to enable them to gain dual citizenship without the need to marry, and to enhance their prospects of sporting careers
Eubank began his amateur career in 2007. With the winning of his sixth amateur fight, he became the Amateur Golden Glove Champion for the State of Nevada in his weight division of 165 lbs. With his eighth amateur fight he became the Amateur Golden Glove Champion for the Western States of the United States in his weight division. Eubank was 1–1 in the 2008 National Golden Gloves. He ended his amateur career with a record of 24-2. After a successful amateur career which saw Eubank win the Nevada Golden Gloves, Eubank quickly turned professional in 2011 and signed with promoter Mick Hennessy. Mentored by trainer Ronnie Davies and his father. Over the next three years, Eubank amassed a record of 18-0 with 13 knockouts to his name.
On 19 February 2014, Eubank signed a deal to appear on BoxNation, with his first fight being at the York Hall in London on 22 February. Eubank stopped Alistair Warren (0-4-2), after Warren retired on his stool before round 4. Eubank next fought at the Copper Box Arena in London on 12 April against Hungarian boxer Sandor Micsko. Eubank landed a big uppercut in round 2, which dropped Micsko. The referee waved the fight off. In the post-fight, Eubank said, “I’m the next generation. I worked on the uppercut in the gym and I connected beautifully tonight. When I connect with these guys I’m taking them out, no one can stand up to my power and I’ll only get better and stronger. I’m ready for a title fight now.” On 10 May, at the Olympia in Liverpool, Eubank dropped Polish boxer Robert Swierzbinkski (13-2, 3 KOs) seven times, eventually stopping him in round 7. Eubank was then added to a 7 June card, two days prior to it taking place at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle. It was said that a win would move Eubank closer to a potential grudge match with Billy Joe Saunders, who was challenging for the vacant European title in July. Czech boxer Štěpán Horváth (12-3, 4 KOs) was his opponent. Eubank dropped Horváth four times, stopping him in round 6. This was Eubank’s eighth straight stoppage wi