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Sport Feisty Eubank Jr: There will be more spite in my punches

17:28  15 october  2021
17:28  15 october  2021 Source:   skysports.com

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Chris Eubank Jr has warned that Wanik Awdijan is in for "a rough night" due to his trash talk as he builds towards a major fight later this year.

Eubank Jr fights on Saturday in Newcastle, live on Sky Sports, alongside Hughie Fury's heavyweight battle and Savannah Marshall's world title fight.

Chris Eubank Jr is targeting a major fight Chris Eubank Jr is targeting a major fight

He stood with his hands on his hips during an intense face-off with Awdijan at Friday's weigh-in after a build-up littered with threats and insults.

"I had no ill feelings towards the guy until I saw what he was saying on social media," Eubank Jr said.

"Now there will be more spite in my punches on Saturday.

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"He has done this to himself.

"I always show respect to fighters. When they don't show respect back? That's when it is a rough night."

Eubank Jr is targeting a world middleweight championship and victory in Newcastle this weekend will propel him closer to his goal.

Awdijan, a German who has won 24 out of 25, stands in his way.

"He's ready," Eubank Jr said. "He's coming to cause the upset and I've got to do everything in my power to make sure he does not do that.

"I'm very excited, it has been a hell of a few weeks, I was supposed to fight two weeks ago.

"I'm in a big fight in December so wanted to be out this month so I can still make that date. Everything is on schedule.

"I just need to do the business on Saturday night."

Sky Sports Boxing schedule

October 16 - Top Rank in San DiegoEmanuel Navarrete vs Joet Gonzalez - WBO featherweight title

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October 16 - BOXXER in NewcastleSavannah Marshall vs Lolita Muzeya - WBO middleweight titleHughie Fury vs Christian HammerChris Eubank Jr vs Wanik Awdijan

October 24 - Top Rank in AtlantaJamel Herring vs Shakur Stevenson - WBO super-featherweight title

October 31 - Top Rank in New YorkJose Zepeda vs Josue Vargas

November 6 - Top Rank in Las VegasMikaela Mayer vs Maiva Hamadouche - IBF and WBO super-featherweight titles

November 6 - BOXXER in Liverpool

November 20 - BOXXER in LondonRichard Riakporhe vs Olanrewaju DurodolaCaroline Dubois professional debut

November 20 - Top Rank in Las VegasTerence Crawford vs Shawn Porter - WBO welterweight title

December 11 - Top Rank in Las VegasVasiliy Lomachenko vs Richard Commey

December 17 - Top Rank in MontrealArtur Beterbiev vs Marcus Browne - IBF and WBC light-heavyweight titles

December 18 - Top Rank in GlasgowJosh Taylor vs Jack Catterall - undisputed super-lightweight title

Live on Sky Sports on Saturday - Eubank Jr, Marshall, Fury Live on Sky Sports on Saturday - Eubank Jr, Marshall, Fury

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