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It was still obvious to all observers – and to Eubank himself – that he needed a knockout to win: and early in the 12th, with Watson still visibly shaken, the fight was stopped with Watson under a flurry of punches from Eubank. Christopher Livingstone Eubank (born 8 August 1966) is a British former professional boxer who competed from 1985 to 1998. [52], Throughout 2016, Eubank made it clear that he wanted to challenge undefeated unified middleweight champion Gennady Golvokin. A fight nearly broke out when McDonagh heard Eubank's comments. [47], After re-signing with Matchroom Sport, it was announced on Sky Sports on 18 May 2016 that Eubank will fight on the undercard of Anthony Joshua vs. Dominic Breazeale at The O2 on 25 June. He attended Northwold Primary School in Upper Clapton, Bellingden Junior School, and then Thomas Calton Secondary School in Peckham, from where he was suspended eighteen times in one year and then expelled, despite claiming he was gallantly trying to protect other children from bullies. Eubank won the WBO middleweight title against Nigel Benn (and the odds) in a classic encounter that was later released on DVD: a gruelling battle which ended when Benn (ahead on points, but only narrowly) was stopped on his feet near the end of round 9. Referee Leszek Jankowiak stopped the fight without counting, whilst Yildirim attempted to get up. The date of the fight was confirmed to be 4 February 2017 with the venue being at the Lee Valley VeloPark, Olympic Park, in London. He competed from 1985 to 1998. If he can win the world title, then he will negotiate with other champions. [35] After knocking Jeter down in the first round, Eubank was able to knock him down twice in the second round before landing a flurry of combinations to Jeter, forcing the referee to stop the fight. [citation needed], In 2015, Eubank adopted the nickname of his deceased father, "English", to privately perpetuate his memory and to publicly differentiate himself from the budding boxing career of his son Chris Jr.[24], Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England, Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow, Scotland, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, England, Retained WBC International middleweight title, "Dragon scorches his media man" by Oliver Duff, in, "Eubank too 'eccentric' for his agent" by Guy Adams, in, Learn how and when to remove this template message, News media phone hacking scandal reference lists, "Chris Eubank changes his name to 'English' – to stop being confused with his son", "Eubank arrested after Whitehall protest over prince's deployment", "Chris Eubank defends sale of hostel for homeless", "Chris Eubank joins fight against problem gambling", "Alan Partridge: Chris Eubank doesn't get 'Youth Hosteling with Chis Eubank, "Mica Paris: To my daughters, I'm the one that cooks and cleans. ", "Chris Eubank Jr. Added To Hall vs. Butler Card", "Paul Butler Shocks Stuart Hall To Capture IBF Crown", "Saunders Stops Blandamura, Eubank Blasts Jukic", "Saunders-Eubank Jr. Added To Fury-Chisora II Bill", "Eubank Jr. With the win, Eubank advanced into the World Boxing Super Series, where he could potentially meet WBA 'super' champion George Groves in the semi-finals. First-generation Jamaican athletes have continued to make a significant impact on the sport internationally, especially in the United Kingdom where the list of top British boxers born in Jamaica or of Jamaican parents includes Lloyd Honeyghan, Chris Eubank, Audley Harrison, David Haye, Lennox Lewis and Frank Bruno. Eubank was by now presented as something of a "man you love to hate" figure in the British tabloid press because of his perceived arrogance and for his singularly unconventional sense of style. Chris Eubank is a former two-weight world titleholder, famed for the eccentric behavior, in and out of the ring, which helped make him a household name in the U.K. in the 1990s. You can’t start the tournament and then have the final lingering into the next tournament. Promoter Kalle Sauerland said official confirmation of a venue and date would be announced in the coming weeks. The jab was landing correctly all night. Many pundits and former boxers stated Eubank should move forward and hire a trainer. Utilisez cet outil pour trouver des relations entre les entités, les choses, les concepts et les personnes. Eubank then added 20 lbs in weight and challenged Britain's Carl Thompson for the WBO cruiserweight title. He was strong, he was aggressive, but that obviously wasn’t enough tonight." Essayez-le maintenant, c'est gratuit! He has held the WBA interim middleweight title since 2019 and previously held the same title in 2015. During Michael Watson's recovery from his near-fatal injury during their bout in 1991, Watson and Eubank became friends, with Eubank accompanying Watson for the final mile of the 2003 London Marathon, which Watson – still showing physical damage from the fight and taking more than six days – completed to raise money for charity. When he had success, it was because I did something wrong. He did – and Benn also did not sign for King, on the same pretext. His mother moved the family to Jamaica when he was just two months old before moving back to London when he was eight. An accidental clash of heads caused Eubank to receive a cut on the side of his right eye in round 3. He reigned as world champion for over five years, was undefeated in his first ten years as a professional, and remained undefeated at middleweight. It was able to reach top speeds of 15mph, and was driven by two wheelchair motors. 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