Facts About Chris Eubank Jr.
|Chris Eubank Jr.
|33 Years Old
|Christopher Livingstone Eubank Jr.
|Place Of Birth
|Hove, East Sussex, U.K.
|Chris Eubank (father) and Karron Suzanne Stephen-Martin (mother)
|College / University
|Source of Wealth
|5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
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Christopher Livingstone Eubank Jr., professionally known as Chris Eubank Jr. is a British professional boxer. He is well recognized for being the son of former middleweight and super middleweight champion Chris Eubank. He was living in the United States when started his amateur career. He became the Western US Amateur Golden Gloves champion and he also a Top 10 ranked middleweight boxer who won the WBA Interim belt, his first title, in 2015 by defeating Dmitry Chudinov. In March 2016, he defeated Nick Blackwell for the British Middleweight title. After the fight, Blackwell was placed in a medically-induced coma, from which he was eventually brought out. Blackwell then announced his retirement. Chris is ranked as the world's best active middleweight by BoxRec as of February 2022, seventh by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and eighth by "The Ring magazine".
Chris Eubank Jr. knocked Liam Williams down
Chris Eubank Jr knocked Liam Williams down four times in a spiteful performance to end their bitter feud in Cardiff on Saturday. Eubank Jr won a unanimous decision in his rival's home city after dropping Williams repeatedly, including in the opening round. It was a brilliant statement win by Eubank Jr - the best of his career, masterminded by his legendary trainer Roy Jones Jr - which could set him up for a world middleweight title shot later this year, with IBF champion Gennadiy Golovkin targeted. He brought a vicious end to his spiteful feud with Williams, which had started on social media and simmered in the days leading up to their all-British battle, mixing showboating with accurate and hurtful punches.
The vociferous Welsh crowd was silenced in minutes as Eubank Jr hit his opponent with a stiff jab, caught him off balance, and sent him to the floor. Eubank Jr then clattered Williams with a left hook in the second round which knocked him down. Eubank Jr shrugged and goaded Williams, then knocked him down for a third time with another jab. Williams was then scolded by the referee for his rugged methods in trying to catch Eubank Jr in the seventh round. Eubank Jr barrelled Williams, who was sporting a black eye, to the floor for the fourth time in the 11th round.
- Being a British professional boxer.
- For being the son of former middleweight and super middleweight champion Chris Eubank.
What Nationality is Chris Eubank Jr.?
Chris Eubank Jr. took birth on 18th September 1989 with the real name of Christopher Livingstone Eubank Jr. in Hove, East Sussex, U.K. He holds British nationality and he came from British-black ethnic background. Likewise, his religion is Christian and his race is black. Chris has celebrated his 32nd birthday as of 2021 and as per his birthdate, his star sign is Virgo. He is the son of Chris Eubank (father) and Karron Suzanne Stephen-Martin (mother). He also has three siblings named Sebastian Eubank, Joseph Eubank, Emily Eubank.
Talking about Chris's education, he was a pupil at Brighton College, Shoreham College for one year, and Spring Valley High School in Las Vegas for two years.
Chris Eubank Jr. Career Timeline
- Chris Eubank Jr. started his career becoming the Amateur Golden Gloves Champion for the State of Nevada in his weight division of 165 lbs after which he became the Amateur Golden Glove Champion for the Western States of the United States in his weight division with his eighth amateur fight.
- He was 1-1 in the 2008 National Golden Gloves whereas he ended his amateur career with a record of 24-2.
- He then turned professional in 2011 and signed with promoter Mick Hennessy and amassed a record of 18-0 with 13 knockouts to his name over the next three years.
- He signed a deal to appear on BoxNation on 19th February 2014, with his first fight being at the York Hall in London on 22nd February.
- He dropped Polish boxer Robert Swierzbinkski (13-2, 3 KOs) seven times, eventually stopping him in round 7 on 10th May, at the Olympia in Liverpool.
- Eubank stopped Croatian journeyman Ivan Jukic (19-2, 12 KOs) after just 2 minutes and 40 seconds of the opening round on the Saunders vs. Blandamura undercard on 26th July at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester.
- On 3rd October the fight against Billy Joe Saunders was confirmed however he lost his unbeaten record when he lost a split decision to Saunders.
- Frank Warren announced on 30th December 2014 that Eubank would fight undefeated Russian boxer and WBA interim middleweight champion Dmitry Chudinov (14-0-2, 9 KOs), on 28th February 2015 at The O2 Arena in London on the undercard of Tyson Fury vs. Christian Hammer.
- Later he signed to promoter Eddie Hearn under the Matchroom Sports banner after 2015 that was mostly inactive as his first fight following his signing with Matchroom was about against American Tony Jeter, making his debut on Sky Sports on 24th October.
- Talks resurfaced about a potential fight with Irish boxer Gary O'Sullivan to take on 12th December 2015 at the O2 Arena in London on the undercard of Anthony Joshua vs. Dillian Whyte.
- Immediately after Chris defeated O'Sullivan, Hennessey Sports announced that they had won the purse bids and the rights to stage Eubank vs. Nick Blackwell for Blackwell's British middleweight title.
- In February 2016, Hennessy Sports announced the fight between Chris and Blackwell (19-3-1, 8 KOs) would take place on 26th March at Wembley's SSE Arena in London which Eubank won.
- During the fight, Blackwell was taken to hospital with bleeding on the brain and was placed in a medically-induced coma for treatment. The fight averaged 1.5 million viewers on Channel 5.
- After re-signing with Matchroom Sport, it was announced on Sky Sports on 18th May 2016 that Chris will fight on the undercard of Anthony Joshua vs. Dominic Breazeale at The O2 on 25th June. Eubank won via 4th-round TKO to retain the British Middleweight title.
- Eubank announced via his Facebook page on 13th December 2016 that he would be making his debut in the super-middleweight division on ITV Box Office.
- Reports suggested on 1st June 2017 that he would make his ring return in July 2017 defending his IBO super-middleweight title against former multiple weight world champion Arthur Abraham (46-5, 30 KOs) in London. Eubank won via a unanimous decision with the scorecards 120-108, 120-108, and 118-110.
- The World Boxing Super Series announced on 7th July 2017 the winner of Abraham and Eubank would be taking part in the super-middleweight knockout tournament.
- Eubank and George Groves (27-3, 20 KOs) were due to meet in the semi-final of the tournament as the winner of the fight would earn his place in the final of the tournament as well as walk out with the WBA (Super) and IBO super-middleweight titles. Groves secured his place in the final of the tournament after defeating Eubank over 12 rounds.
- Sauerland announced on 17th September that Chris would fight Irish boxer JJ McDonagh (16-4, 8 KOs) on the George Groves vs Callum Smith undercard on 28th September at The Indoor Sports Hall at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Eubank won the fight via corner retirement.
- An official press conference took place to announce on 3rd January 2019 that the James DeGale vs. Chris Eubank Jr. grudge match, which would take place on 23rd February at The O2 Arena in London.
- On 23rd February, Chris defeated James DeGale by unanimous decision. The scorecards read 114-112, 115-112, and 117-109 for Eubank Jr. DeGale suffered knocked downs in round 2 and round 10 after Eubank Jr. barraged him with a series of blows.
- Eubank Jr., ranked #1 by the WBA faced former title contender Matt Korobov, ranked #3 by the WBA for the vacant WBA interim middleweight title on 7th December 2019.
- Chris returned on 1st May 2021 to face Marcus Morrison at the AO Arena in Manchester, England, under the stewardship of former four-division world champion Roy Jones Jr. as his new trainer. Eubank was victorious via unanimous decision, with all three judges' scorecards reading 98-92 in his favor.
- Chris faced Wanik Awdijan at the Newcastle Arena on 16th October 2021 which he won the bout via fifth-round corner retirement.
- He then faced his Welsh rival, former world title contender Liam Williams, in a grudge match at the Motorpoint Arena Cardiff on 5th February 2022. Williams' home advantage ultimately did not pay off, as Eubank Jr. produced a dominant display to emerge as the winner via wide unanimous decision, with judges' scorecards of 116-109, 116-108, and 117-109.
Is Chris Eubank Jr. Dating Anyone?
Chris Eubank Jr. is an unmarried man. He is very much private about his relationship status as he has not shared a word about his partner with the public. He was rumored to be dating Vicky Pattison in early 2015. In 2018, he was spotted with Lucy Mecklenburgh in a LA nightclub, but none ever uttered a word. It remains a mystery to most of his fans worldwide whether he is single or dating someone. Concerning his sexual orientation, he is straight.
How much is Chris Eubank Jr. Net Worth?
Chris Eubank Jr. has a net worth of $2 million as of 2022. He has also a fine amount of salary which is also in thousands of dollars per year. In his short professional time also, he has established himself an identity already. He has earned much of his net worth through his professional boxing career which is his major income source. The boxer has multiple promotional deals and sponsors. He owns two lavish mansions worth millions.
What is the Height of Chris Eubank Jr.?
Chris Eubank Jr. stands at an ideal height of 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) with a balanced bodyweight of 163 lb / 74 kg. Enriched with the toned bicep and perfect built, the boxer doesn't hesitate to go shirtless. He has short dark brown hair and eyes color. Moreover, Eubank's body build type is athletic.
Trivias About Chris Eubank Jr. You Need To Know.
- He's the son of former middleweight and super middleweight champion Chris Eubank.
- He was living in the United States when started his amateur career.
- He became the Western US Amateur Golden Gloves champion.
- In March 2016, he defeated Nick Blackwell for the British Middleweight title.
- After starting his career 18-0, he suffered his first career loss to Billy Joe Saunders in late 2014.