Chris Eubank Jr wants a ‘huge identify’ battle after stoppage of Wanik Awdijan, says Sky Sports activities skilled Carl Froch



Chris Eubank Jr wants a ‘huge identify’ battle after his newest victory, says Sky Sports activities skilled Carl Froch, who has named two potential opponents for the middleweight contender.

Eubank Jr stayed on track for a significant bout later this yr after a fifth-round stoppage win over Wanik Awdijan on the Utilita Area in Newcastle on Saturday night time.

Sky Sports activities skilled Froch believes two British rivals might be a part of Eubank Jr’s future plans as he seeks one other career-defining battle.

Chris Eubank Jr
The middleweight contender stopped Wanik Awdijan in Newcastle

“The Liam Williams battle is an efficient battle, however he positively, 100 per cent must now get a transfer on,” Froch informed Sky Sports activities.

“We have to see him in there with an enormous identify, or an even bigger identify.

“Possibly the Billy Joe Saunders rematch. I fairly like that battle.

“When individuals begin pricing themselves out of the battle, that is while you realise that perhaps they do not need the battle.

“We have to see Chris Eubank Jr in with an enormous identify and we have to see a efficiency, as a result of the time is nigh, it truly is.”

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Eubank Jr believes an enormous battle is coming subsequent in December

Johnny Nelson, who joined Froch on the Sky Sports activities group, stated: “That is most likely wound Billy Joe up, saying he would not need the battle, however you by no means know, it stirs the pot.

“Both Liam Williams or Billy Joe, they’re fan fights. They’re fights that the followers can actually get enthusiastic about.

“Then in fact, he is received to verify he nails down a world title battle, whoever the champion is, throughout the subsequent 12 months.”

Eubank Jr’s coach Roy Jones Jr insists his fighter is prepared for an additional step-up in school, telling Sky Sports activities: “Sure, I do know he is prepared for the large names.

“To see him patiently take a man out with physique photographs, says one thing completely different. I’ve by no means seen him do it earlier than. It was a wonderful factor for me.”

Chris Eubank Jr
Eubank Jr earned reward from coach Roy Jones Jr

Discussing potential opponents, Eubank Jr informed Sky Sports activities: “Anyone with a world title, anyone that the followers wish to see me battle.

“A man that retains popping up is Liam Williams. All people appears to need that battle to occur. That is an possibility.

“You’ve got received Saunders working round. He says that he desires to battle me for £5m!

“The choices are countless. All I do know is – December onwards – huge names, world titles.

“It should be a hell of a 12 months.”




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