Chris Eubank Jr., formerly with Frank Warren, has signed with Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn on Friday. The 26-year-old middleweight (19-1-KO14) will make his debut on the Kell Brook v Diego Chaves card on October 24th. No opponent named at this time however the bout will be part of the official Sky Sports telecast. He suffered his only defeat last November by split decision to Billy Joe Saunders for the European, British and Commonwealth titles. He put on a dominating performance against Dmitry Chudinov last Feb knockout out Chudinov in the 12th round. Eubank Jr also has another bout set up on the Anthony Joshua vs Dillian Whyte event on Dec 12th @ O2 Arena (Millenium Dome), Greenwich, London, United Kingdom.
“Team Eubank are delighted to be working with Matchroom Boxing, who we believe have the ability to help Chris Jr. realize his true potential,” Eubank Sr. said. “With our new partnership with Matchroom Boxing, we will be in an even stronger position to add value to boxing by capitalizing on opportunities through focused collaboration. This new association will allow us to play an even bigger role in boxing by giving fans what they love and to build unique opportunities and experiences with a rich mix of new contests.”