Former IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale is rumored to be Eubank Jr’s competitor. Eubank Jr. (27-2, 21 KOs) is trying to regain the momentum that he lost with his career within his onesided 12 round unanimous decision conquer the hands of former WBA Super World super middle weight champion George Groves earlier this year in the World Boxing Super Series championship last February. Eubank Jr. was utterly dominated by Groves in that struggle.
The 29-year-old Eubank Jr. told Fighthype that he’ll be participate in a “massive struggle ” in February. Eubank Jr. isn’t saying who the opponent will be, nevertheless the one guy that’s been talked about potentially fighting him would be DeGale (25-2-1, 15 KOs), who has appeared entirely shot as being a fighter recently. It’s possible that Eubank Jr. vs. DeGale would be sold on payperview from britain to reluctant but willing boxing fans, many of which won’t mind paying to see them two face eachother. It’d be better away for DeGale and then Eubank Jr. to get a few solid wins under their belts before they face each other, even since it’s too soon to them to be fighting after they were both soundly beaten.
There’s a chance that Eubank Jr. could get lucky and land a struggle against Saul Canelo Alvarez in his second fight. His second fight will occur in May, to ensure that rules out a struggle between Eubank Jr. and Canelo.
It might tarnish Eubank Jr. to participate in a struggle against a fading fighter such as DeGale, as there’so nothing to profit for him carrying the struggle. The boxing people mainly viewpoints DeGale as on the downside of his career, and it’d seem bad for Eubank Jr. to be trying to fight him right now.
DeGale has lost out three of his last 4 fights since 2017. He had been provided a controversial 1-2 round draw against Badou Jack in a struggle that he did actually reduce in 2017. At December 2017, DeGale was defeated by bottom IBF fringe contender Caleb Truax by a 12 round majority decision this past year after that. DeGale defeated Truax a round unanimous decision, and came back from this struggle. DeGale did actually get rid of however, he was given a better decision by the judges. Boxing News 24’d Truax winning a comfortable 12 round unanimous decision by a 118-110 score. DeGale was not competitive at all against Truax, and spent nearly all of this struggle clinching.
Eubank Jr. has a lot of possibilities to him for interesting fights at super-middleweight if he wishes to fight good resistance, but you will find only a small number of fighters that would interest the boxing people in the united kingdom. Eubank Jr. vs. DeGale are big, as both guys are therefore well known. It’SA struggle that sells. Eubank Jr. could face Callum Smith, Rocky Fielding or George Groves, and the ones will fit the description of being “massive fights. ”