‘I have never seen Chris buckle up as soon as… huge respect for you’: Eubank Sr despatched Liam Smith a sort message after he stopped his son within the fourth spherical of their grudge match on Saturday
Chris Eubank Sr. congratulated Liam Smith after defeating his son by way of fourth-round stoppage on Saturday.
It got here all the way down to a extremely anticipated grudge match between the pair wherein Eubank Jr. was knocked down twice in a single spherical as Smith pulled off a serious upset in Manchester.
The loss solid doubt on the 33-year-old’s future, as he had mentioned earlier than the struggle that if he misplaced to Smith it won’t be price persevering with his profession.
Liam Smith defeats Chris Eubank Jr. by way of fourth-round knockout of their tight bout on Saturday
Smith’s win has been dubbed the ‘disappointment of the 12 months’ by some followers on-line
Regardless of the closing consequence, Eubank Sr was gracious after the struggle, as he tweeted: ‘Congratulations Liam Smith. I’ve by no means seen Chris Jr. bow down in a struggle, a lot respect to you, your workforce and your future.
The previous WBO super-middleweight champion’s gesture was appreciated by followers as they labeled him as ‘stylish’, ‘respectful’ and a ‘credit score to the game’.
It marked a heated finish to the Smith vs. Eubank saga, which noticed the 2 boxers endure defeat after defeat, regardless of a bitter disagreement within the build-up.
Eubank Jr. paid tribute to Smith regardless of the controversy previous to the struggle, insisting that he revered him and his household.
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His father mentioned he ‘by no means seen Chris Jr in a struggle’ after Smith’s win
Many congratulations to him. He caught me with an amazing shot,’ he mentioned.
‘The build-up was the build-up, in the direction of the top it received a little bit ugly. I remorse it. I respect you, I respect your loved ones, I all the time have.
‘If the followers wish to see a rematch, we will have it at Anfield. Huge respect, man.
Eubank Jr. had his sights set on combating Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez later this 12 months, nevertheless it seems to be like his possibilities of combating both man are over now, after such losses to the Briton. Dealing with an unsure future.