Chris Eubank Jr. Reacts To Delay Of Anatoli Muratov Fight

Chris Eubank Jr. is not happy after his fight against Anatoli Muratov was delayed. The fight was put off because was Muratov declared unfit for the fight on medical grounds.

They were scheduled to box at the Wembley Arena on Saturday, October 2. Before Muratov, Eubank Jr was supposed to take on Sven Elbir, but the latter had tested positive for the coronavirus at the eleventh hour.

Speaking to Sky Sports, Eubank Jr seemed disappointed in the news, but he was eager to continue training for the bout that is likely to be held in late October now.

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“Nothing like this has ever happened in my career. The first opponent gets Covid, the second opponent fails a medical the day of the fight. It’s surreal. It doesn’t seem real,” he said. “Everything happens for a reason and the plan now is to fight in two weeks’ time. We’re still on route. The plan is still to fight this month, so we’re OK.”

The boxer said that he will continue his training and pretend as nothing happened.

“There’s plenty of opponents and it will be a good fight. It will be the right fight,” Eubank Jr continued.

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