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Liam Smith Doubts Chris Eubank Jr.'s Desire for Rematch




Former WBO junior middleweight champion Liam Smith has expressed his doubts about Chris Eubank Jr.'s true desire for their upcoming rematch. The two boxers are set to face off on June 17 at AO Arena in Manchester, following Eubank's contractual right to an immediate rematch after suffering a fourth-round knockout loss to Smith in January.


However, Eubank has also been in negotiations for a rescheduled fight against Conor Benn, which has raised questions about his commitment to the rematch with Smith. During a press conference on Tuesday, Smith voiced his doubts, stating that Eubank only took the rematch to save face after failing to secure the Benn fight.


Despite Eubank's claims that he should have been given the opportunity to continue in their first fight, Smith is confident that he will once again come out on top. He pointed to Eubank's disoriented state and inability to stay on his feet after the first knockdown, stating that any other fighter would have been stopped.


Smith went on to suggest that Eubank has "a lot of demons to come over" and that he doesn't believe Eubank can do anything to beat him in their second encounter. Eubank, on the other hand, maintains that he should have been given the chance to continue in their first fight and that he will come out victorious in the rematch.


The upcoming rematch between Smith and Eubank is highly anticipated, with both boxers looking to prove themselves in the ring. Smith has a professional record of 33-3-1 with 20 knockouts, while Eubank has a record of 32-3 with 23 knockouts. The fight will be a Sky Sports Box Office pay-per-view event and is expected to draw a significant audience.


As the date of the rematch approaches, the tension between Smith and Eubank is likely to continue to build. Both fighters will be looking to come out on top and prove their worth in the ring, and fans can expect an intense and highly competitive fight.

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