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Eubank Jr believes a fight with Benn doesn’t “make sense” for Brook and believes the Sheffield star must fight him or retire after his recent win over Amir Khan
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Chris Eubank Jr has eliminated the opportunity Kell Brook face Conor Benn next and believe he is in a key position to face the next Sheffield star.
Brook defeats Amir Khan in brutal fashion with a strong performance that culminated in the sixth inning being stopped.
Eubank Jr Ready for the clash and immediately expressed a desire to face Brook next in a bumper domestic clash.
However, he believes Brook has no choice but to “fight” him or “retire” and has reiterated his stance on a potential showdown.
“Of course I am at the front line,” said Eubank Jr Mirror Fighting . “The day after the fight, he talked about hitting me at 155lbs.
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“He doesn’t want to fight Conor Benn. That makes no sense to him. If you put it into perspective, if he went and fought me and lost he could actually go and fight Benn afterwards and the public would still care.
“He couldn’t go and fight Conor Benn and then lose and fight me afterwards. That explains why the fight should be with me at this stage of my career.
“If he wins or has a decisive point then the fight won’t interest me at all. When he dominates a world-class boxer like that. Amir Khanit’s believable and what makes me think ‘can he do that against me?’
“We’re both coming in after big wins, we’re both on Sky Sports so that fight means a lot. Let’s start and give the public what they want because there’s history and ‘ beef’ between us.”
Eubank Jr is planning to attack the middleweight title after beat rival Liam Williams with a point win.
However with Gennady Golovkin’s unified clash against Ryota Murata is now underwaya title that looks unlikely in the near future.
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The 32-year-old is instead eyeing a number of domestic games including Brook and a rematch with Billy Joe Saunders who recently made his claim.
Brook and Eubank Jr exchanged words about their fight claims on social media with the latter confirming he would only hit one fight at 160lbs.
Now, the middleweight contender has reiterated his stance on a potential weight transition, saying Brook has no choice but to fight him or face retirement.
“Definitely he fought at 160, he fought Golovkin at 160,” continued Eubank Jr. “This happened many years ago and I can guarantee that it is a lot easier for him now than it was back then.
“I make sure he walks around bigger than me outside of training camp. I go around 165-166, he can go around at 172. He can easily walk 160 while I’m not yet. ever at the age of 155.
“Why would I come down and fight with weights I’ve never reached, it makes no sense. He has no one else to go with, it’s fight me or retire. I have a list. long boxers. can fight next so he can’t make these crazy demands.”
https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/boxing/kell-brook-eubank-benn-boxing-26303206 Chris Eubank Jr eliminates Kell Brook to face Conor Benn with a new battle ultimatum