Promoter Tom Loeffler, who works with IBF, IBO, WBA middleweight champion Gennadiy Golovkin, says a showdown with Chris Eubank Jr. is an fascinating choice for the long run.
Final September, Golovkin moved as much as the tremendous middleweight division and misplaced a twelve spherical choice in his trilogy struggle with Mexican famous person Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez.
Eubank was initially scheduled to face Conor Benn final 12 months, with the competition being canceled after Benn examined optimistic for a banned substance.
The British contender is now slated to return on January 21 in Manchester, in a middleweight conflict with former world champion Liam Smith.
Eubank, offered he wins, needs a world title showdown with Golovkin in the summertime. He was scheduled to face Golovkin again in 2016 – however their negotiations fell aside. Eubank was later changed by Kell Brook.
“Eubank is flashy and common. He may very well be the rising star,” Loeffler mentioned to Sky Sports activities. “While you take a look at a legend, I would say GGG is a legend of the middleweight division. Eubank Jr I might describe as a rising star and GGG is a legend.
“You by no means know down the street that may very well be an fascinating struggle, if that is one thing that Gennadiy’s eager about doing. Eubank Jr has a reputation. He is constructing his model. It actually is determined by what Gennadiy plans to do. He is the one which makes all the choices for his profession. I do know he is obtained a compulsory developing, so more than likely he’ll go in that course to defend his title towards the obligatory after which after that you simply by no means know. There’s plenty of large names on the market that would make sense for him. It is actually one step at a time.”