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Glax0r's Photo Glax0r 05 Nov 2014

Eubank avoided press conference for 'good of boxing'


Chris Eubank Jr said he skipped a press conference this week because he was worried that his opponent Billy Joe Saunders would act "unprofessionally". Eubank's comments come after promoter Frank Warren accused Eubank's father and former world champion Chris Eubank Sr of engineering his son's no-show.

Eubank Jr, 25, was concerned that Saunders may have done something to tarnish British boxing's reputation had they faced off - the pair are set to meet on November 29 in a WBO middleweight title eliminator.

"I respect the business of boxing so much," Eubank Jr told BT Sport. "That is why I didn't come to the press conference, because Billy Joe Saunders is unprofessional about things he might do and say. That brings a bad light on British boxing and we need to stay away from things like that. My job is to get in the ring, beat him and take the belts."...
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BoxingFan's Photo BoxingFan 06 Nov 2014

And avoiding a press conference is professional? :rolleyes:

mike john's Photo mike john 06 Nov 2014

honking off frank warren is good enough reason to do anything in my book