23
Mar
2019

Eubank’s younger brother to appear on O2 Arena undercard

RINGSIDE 18/02/2019

It will be a family affair when Sebastian Eubank fights on the card to support his older brother Chris Eubank Jr. in his huge super-middleweight showdown against James DeGale on Saturday 23rd February at The O2, promoted by Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) and Poxon Sports, exclusively live in the U.K on ITV Box Office in the U.S on Showtime.

The long-awaited clash between bitter rivals DeGale and Eubank Jr headlines a colossal night of action that also features the explosive Commonwealth Heavyweight Title showdown between the Champion Joe Joyce and challenger and Former World Champion Bermane Stiverne; the long-awaited return of Former IBF World Featherweight Champion Lee Selby; plus the British Light-Heavyweight Title Eliminator between Andre Sterling and Ricky Summers.

Light-heavyweight Seb will enter the ring for his second pro bout, after having comfortably beaten Polish fighter Kamil Kulczyk on his debut last year, on the undercard of Chris Jr’s world title fight against George Groves. This time out, he will face Richard Harrison in a four-round contest.

He’s been been training hard in Dubai in preparation for fight night and boxing is clearly in his DNA as shares the same rippling physique and unmistakable ferocity as his father Chris Eubank Sr. and older brother Chris Jr. He undoubtedly has the ability to join them at the very top of the sport.

Seb, who shares a unique close bond with Chris Jr., said, “I’m really looking forward to being on this great show at The O2. It’s been a year since my last fight, but I have had a great training camp in Dubai and really want to move forward with my boxing career and add to the Eubank legacy.”

A Storm Is Coming is headlined by the long awaited domestic blockbuster showdown between James DeGale and Chris Eubank Jr for the Vacant IBO World Super-Middleweight Championship; Commonwealth Heavyweight Champion Joe Joyce defends his title against Challenger and Former WBC World Champion Bermane Stiverne; Former IBF World Featherweight Champion Lee Selby returns to action and takes on Omar Douglas; The British Heavyweight Title Eliminator between Andre Sterling and Ricky Summers. Plus an action packed undercard featuring super-featherweight Anthony Cacacae; welterweight Chris Kongo; light-heavyweight Seb Eubank and the pro-debut of cruiserweight Chez Nihell.

Tickets available from www.AXS.com and Inner Ringside/VIP Hospitality fromwww.sportandmusic.co.uk

This fight will be shown exclusively on ITV Box Office. For further information and updates, please go to www.itvboxoffice.com

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