Chris Eubank Jr and Liam Smith sq. off within the rematch at AO Enviornment in Manchester, England on Saturday, September 2. The brand new combat date has been made official in the present day. The middleweight bout airs stay on Sky Sports activities Field Workplace within the UK. Worldwide broadcast info is but to be confirmed.
Their first combat was held in January on the identical venue. Smith got here out victorious by way of fourth-round TKO, securing a pair of knockdowns alongside the way in which. Eubank Jr activated the contracted rematch clause.
“With a previous date having been postponed attributable to Smith struggling a minor damage in coaching camp, the simmering rivalry has reached new heights with every passing month and is about to achieve boiling level on September 2nd,” reads the press launch despatched out by Boxxer.
Liverpool’s 34-year-old Liam Smith (33-3-1, 20 KOs) is a former WBO mild middleweight champion. Chris Eubank Jr (32-3-0, 23 KOs) of Hove, East Sussex twice held the WBA interim middleweight belt.
“I’m glad that the date is about now and we will stay up for eliminating this itch that wants scratching. I’m totally healed up now, injury-free, and I’m wanting ahead to ending Chris Eubank Jr’s profession on September 2nd,” stated Smith.
“No extra excuses, no extra postponements. Smith can’t run without end. September 2 is the day of my revenge,” stated Eubank Jr.
The listing of bouts featured on Smith vs Eubank 2 undercard is anticipated to be introduced shortly.
In Australia, the occasion airs stay on Sunday, September 3.
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