Boxing News Archives: October 3, 2017

Eubank Jr vs Yildirim – WBSS

Chris Eubank Jr will take on Avni Yildirim  in Stuttgart, Germany, in the quarter finals of the World Boxing Super Series this Saturday night. Eubank Jr was the British third seed and his father, Chris Eubank, chose Yildirim at the Draft Gala in Monaco as the opponent to either his son or Arthur Abrahams. Eubank Jr defeated Abrahams in Wembley Arena in July, confirming his slot in the WBSS. Eubank Jr spoke about his opponent and said, “Yildirim’s chin has not been tested, I will test it to the absolute limit and if it has even the slightest bit of weakness ...

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World Boxing Council orders rematch between GGG and Canelo

The Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez rematch moves a step closer as the World Boxing Council (WBC) ordered a rematch of the 16th September clash. WBC president, Mauricio Sulaiman, confirmed the rematch at the World Boxing Council Convention in Baku, Azerbaijan. As the first fight ended in a controversial draw, due to Adelaide Byrd scoring in favour of Alvarez when many believed GGG had the better of his opponent, Sulaiman said at the convention,” “It’s the fight that the world wants to see. It’s the fight that both fighters want.” The fight could take place next year in May, during Cinco de Mayo, ...

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