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2018

PICTURED: Eubank Jr. heads to LA for PBC talks with ‘Sheriff’ Chris Sr.

World Boxing News 30/11/2018

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There seemed nothing untoward about Chris Eubank Jr. posting a picture of himself and father Chris Sr. heading to Los Angeles for the Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury fight on Friday.

Eubank Jr. is heading across the Atlantic from the UK, not only for the heavyweight clash but in order to hold talks with Al Haymon about forthcoming contests.

The former IBO super-middleweight champion said: “Flying out to LA for the fight tomorrow night and looking forward to meeting up with Team PBC.”

One peculiar thing about the photo accompanying Eubank’s social media announcement was the curious badge sported by his dad.

Senior had what appeared to be a Sherrif’s badge on his jacket. Yet another symbol of the British legend’s eccentric fashion sense.

Along with his world-famous monocle and cane, Eubank has now added the sign of authority to his get-up as the pair head out to witness one of the fights of the year.

It’s believed Eubank was given the shield by a real US Sheriff.

WILDER v FURY INFO

The December 1 SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION telecast will now begin at 7:45 p.m. ET/4:45 p.m. PT live on SHOWTIME. It will feature one-fight coverage from Canada as boxing’s longest-reigning world champion Adonis Stevenson makes the 10th defense of his WBC Light Heavyweight Title. Stevenson fights unbeaten challenger Oleksandr Gvozdyk.

SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION also offer a stream live for free on the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel. Plus, the Facebook page immediately preceding the Wilder vs. Fury SHOWTIME PPV.

Tickets for the event, which is promoted by BombZquad Enterprises and Queensberry Promotions, in association with TGB Promotions and DiBella Entertainment, are on sale now and are available via AXS.com. Wilder vs. Fury will be produced and distributed by SHOWTIME PPV. The suggested retail price (SRP) for the pay-per-view telecast is $64.99 for standard definition.


ABOUT WILDER vs. FURY

Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury pits the WBC Heavyweight World Champion Wilder against the lineal heavyweight champion Fury on SHOWTIME PPV®. Action begins this Saturday, December 1 from STAPLES CENTER in Los Angeles and presented by Premier Boxing Champions.

Showtime’s PPV undercard begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. featuring unbeaten unified super welterweight world champion Jarrett Hurd v Jason Welborn. Cuban heavyweight slugger Luis Ortiz facing-off against Travis Kauffman and rising undefeated heavyweight Joe Joyce battling Joe Hanks.

For Wilder v Fury: Full undercard / Weigh-in / TV / PPV / Ring Walks / Tickets click here

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