Chris Eubank Jr’s promotional crew are contemplating an enchantment to the British Boxing Board of Management over an alleged elbow from Liam Smith in his stoppage win.
Eubank Jr was brutally stopped by Smith within the fourth spherical of their British middleweight battle at The AO Area in Manchester on Saturday night time.
However Kalle Sauerland of Wasserman Boxing, who promote Eubank Jr, have confirmed they’re contemplating an enchantment to the BBBofC about Smith’s use of an elbow within the mixture that led to the primary knockdown.
“We’re taking a look at it,” Sauerland instructed Sky Sports activities, when requested a couple of potential enchantment.
Eubank Jr’s coach Roy Jones Jr had additionally recommended an unlawful blow on social media within the aftermath of Smith’s beautiful triumph.
He wrote on Instagram: “Keep away from Roy Jones Jr as a coach! By no means thoughts this elbow…… Simply keep away from him – Rattling, If I can take all that away from a fighter by way of coaching, no marvel I raised a lot hell in my day!!”
Eubank Jr raised issues about Smith utilizing an elbow in the course of the filming of The Gloves Are Off, just a few weeks earlier than the combat.
“I am simply saying, I like once I see guys doing the headbutting and the elbowing, as a result of that signifies that they don’t seem to be true, and when the going will get powerful they search for methods out, they search for ways in which they don’t seem to be supposed to make use of,” stated Eubank Jr.
Smith replied: “You are studying that each one fallacious. I will do something I can to beat you, something. It is a combat, it is a known as a combat.”
No matter an enchantment, Eubank Jr may activate a rematch clause for a direct return bout.
“We clearly have that rematch clause, however we’ll let the mud settle,” Sauerland has instructed Sky Sports activities.
“We have just a few weeks to activate that. We’ll take an inner dialogue, see what one of the best ways ahead is for Jr and go from there.”