Chris Eubank Jr won’t fall for his opponent Wanik Awdijan’s “Mr. Good Man” act and vowed to punish him for his or her disagreement.
Eubank Jr returns to the ring on Saturday night time in Newcastle, reside on Sky Sports activities Predominant Occasion and Enviornment from 7.30pm, alongside Hughie Fury’s heavyweight struggle and Savannah Marshall’s world title defence.
Eubank Jr insisted that he has been fired up by Awdijan’s verbal provocations: “It has, sure.
“He began the press convention by making an attempt to be the good man and complimenting me – ‘I am an excellent boxer’ and all these things.
“However you’ll be able to’t go from saying the issues that you just stated on social media to then making an attempt to be Mr. Good Man.
“I am not going to let that fly.
“So I referred to as him out, then we noticed his true colors.
“He fancies himself, he thinks he’ll trigger an upset. It is my job to cease that in any respect prices.”
They’d beforehand rowed, with Eubank Jr saying: “I am dissatisfied on this man right here as a result of he had a lot to say on-line. A lot warmth and vitality got here from his social media.
“Now? I see a person who would not have the identical hearth.”
Awdijan requested: “Why did not you struggle me the primary time?”
Eubank Jr stated: “Since you have been chubby.”
Awdijan: “Three kilos? You have been scared. Everybody has their excuses.”
Eubank Jr then warned him: “I need to just remember to perceive this – earlier than you stated the issues that you just stated, you have been only a man that I wanted to beat to get to the following man. There was no malice.
“After seeing the belongings you stated? I’ve a cause to terrorise you. I hope you perceive the place you will have put your self in.”
Eubank Jr mirrored on his rival’s makes an attempt to unsettle him: “If you do not have the boldness to exit and carry out, you’re going to get harm.
“The man is 28-1 so he is aware of what he is doing.
“I am not underestimating him in any respect.
“However I do know what I’m. I do know what I can do. I do know what I will do to him on Saturday night time.”
Eubank Jr is focusing on a return to the ring later this 12 months in a blockbuster struggle.
Sky Sports activities Boxing schedule
October 16 – BOXXER in Newcastle
Savannah Marshall vs Lolita Muzeya – WBO middleweight title
Hughie Fury vs Christian Hammer
Chris Eubank Jr vs Wanik Awdijan
October 24 – Prime Rank in Atlanta
Jamel Herring vs Shakur Stevenson – WBO super-featherweight title
October 31 – Prime Rank in New York
Jose Zepeda vs Josue Vargas
November 6 – Prime Rank in Las Vegas
Mikaela Mayer vs Maiva Hamadouche – IBF and WBO super-featherweight titles
November 6 – BOXXER in Liverpool
November 20 – BOXXER in London
Richard Riakporhe vs Olanrewaju Durodola
Caroline Dubois skilled debut
November 20 – Prime Rank in Las Vegas
Terence Crawford vs Shawn Porter – WBO welterweight title
December 11 – Prime Rank in Las Vegas
Vasiliy Lomachenko vs Richard Commey
December 17 – Prime Rank in Montreal
Artur Beterbiev vs Marcus Browne – IBF and WBC light-heavyweight titles
December 18 – Prime Rank in Glasgow
Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall – undisputed super-lightweight title