Since recovering from a hand injury sustained during sparring before his last pro fight, Chris Eubank Jr has promised double the trouble in his fight tonight against Paul Allison on the undercard of Tyson Fury and Martin Rogan’s Irish heavyweight title clash in Belfast.
Eubank Jr won on points against former cage fighter, Jason Ball, back in February using just his left fist to jab his opponent after injuring his right and tonight he’ll no doubt be hoping to show what damage he can do with both.
Promising fireworks against the Scot Paul Allison, middleweight Eubank said: “I am definitely predicting a stoppage in this one. I am looking to go there and produce an explosive performance,” as he dismissed Allison’s claim that he “got away with murder” in the Jason Ball fight.
The night is being billed as one of the biggest Irish sporting occasions for years, as a sold-out Odyssey Arena welcomes over 9,000 fans into its seats, certainly a perfect setting for an impressive undercard performance.
After his bout with Allison, Chris said he’s looking to fight five more times before the year’s out and is already scheduled to fight on May 12th in Hennessy Sport’s next show at the Hillsborough Leisure Centre in Sheffield.
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