Chris Eubank Jr will now battle Anatoli Muratov on Saturday, dwell on Sky Sports activities, after Sven Elbir examined Positive for coronavirus.
Britain’s middleweight contender returns at The SSE Enviornment, Wembley on Saturday and victory would preserve Eubank Jr on the right track for a WBA title shot this yr.
His new opponent, Muratov, is ranked No 7 by the WBA after profitable 24 of his 27 bouts, racking up 17 knockouts in that point and shedding solely twice.
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Eubank Jr says he’s extra fired up than ever to fulfil his world title ambitions after seeing his buddy Anthony Joshua lose his belts in Saturday’s unanimous factors defeat to Oleksandr Usyk.
“Completely, I am fired up,” stated Eubank Jr, who joined the Sky Sports activities staff at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
“Clearly Anthony Joshua is a buddy of mine. I am just a little deflated that he misplaced, but it surely’s a part of the sport. We have all been there.
“If something, this makes me wish to battle even tougher. I do know the emotions he is going by means of now.
“The very first thing you wish to do is get again within the ring and win. We’ll placed on a hell of a present.”