Chris Eubank Jr secured an impressive and commanding triumph over Liam Smith in an electrifying rematch, leaving no room for doubt about his dominance in the ring.
This exhilarating showdown marked the second encounter between these two fierce competitors, with the previous clash having set the stage for an intense grudge match. Smith stopped Eubank Jr. in the fourth round in their previous match.
However, Eubank Jr. exacted vengeance on him on Saturday.
From the opening bell, it was evident that Eubank Jr was on a mission. The first round saw some scrappy grappling, but Eubank Jr quickly found his rhythm.
He used his jab to assert his dominance. His punches landed with precision, establishing him as the more composed boxer early on.
Eubank Jr’s hand speed took center stage in the third round. He unleashed a flurry of punches, capping it off with a uppercut.
As the match progressed, Eubank Jr’s confidence soared. In the fourth round, he delivered a crippling uppercut that sent Smith to the canvas, Eubank Jr continued to unleash a relentless assault, and landed a powerful left hook.
Tough fight to watch tonight with both Smith’s ankle seemingly going here. Eubank took full advantage and did look impressive.
— Daniel Hussey (@DanielHussey2) September 2, 2023
Round six witnessed Eubank Jr’s unwavering commitment to victory. He relentlessly attacked Smith’s body, while his jab remained a potent weapon. Over the next two rounds, he continued to showcase his prowess. He attacked Smith with a combination of precise jabs and calculated combinations.
— ROBOT BOXING (@ROBOTBOXINGYT) September 2, 2023
Eubank Jr maintained his relentless pursuit of victory throughout the later rounds. Eubank Jr sent Smith crashing to the canvas for the second time in round 10. He ended up receiving a stoppage victory.
— ESPN Ringside (@ESPNRingside) September 2, 2023
This career-defining performance elevated Eubank Jr’s record to an impressive 33-3, cementing his status as a force to be reckoned with in the world of professional boxing.
On the flip side, Liam Smith suffered his fourth career defeat which brought his record to 33-4-1.
In the aftermath of his win, Eubank Jr wasted no time in calling out Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin, Eubank Jr also extended his callouts to Conor Benn and Kell Brook, both of whom were in attendance.
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