Chris Eubank Jr faces Anatoli Muratov on Oct.2nd after Sven Elbir assessments optimistic for Covid ⋆ Boxing Information 24

WBA #7 Anatoli Muratov (24-2-1, 17 KOs) replaces Sven Elbir because the opponent for Chris Eubank Jr (30-2, 22 KOs) on October 2 at The SSE Area, Wembley after Elbir examined optimistic for Covid-19.

The German-based Kazahk was on standby making ready for his personal bout on October 9 when he acquired the decision to step in. The WBA world-ranked quantity 7 now has a golden alternative to power his means into World Title competition.

Muratov is a former WBA Intercontinental Middleweight Champion and German Tremendous Middleweight Champion. He’s undefeated in his final 17 contests and boasts a powerful KO document with over 60% of his wins coming inside the gap.

The 33-year-old is well-travelled having boxed away from residence in Turkey, Switzerland, Poland, Hungary and the USA in addition to in his native Germany all through his 27-fight profession.

“It is a improbable second for me,” mentioned Muratov. “Will probably be an honour to battle at The SSE Area, Wembley and to check my expertise in opposition to a boxer like Chris Eubank Jr. I’m leaping on this chance as a result of that’s what warriors do.
Anytime, anyplace, I’m able to battle anybody. I’m wanting ahead to an thrilling battle and an awesome evening of boxing in London. I’m coming to win and I’ll give it my all.”

“The opponent has modified however my goal stays the identical,” says Eubank Jr. “October 2 is my evening and nothing goes to face in my means!”

“To begin with, I wish to want Sven Elbir a speedy restoration,” mentioned promoter Kalle Sauerland. “A change of opponent this near a battle is rarely very best however I do know Chris stays targeted on what he must do on Saturday evening.

“Muratov was on standby. He was within the health club making ready for a battle subsequent week when the chance got here. He’s well-known in Germany and he’s a critical contender. He’s ranked quantity 7 on the earth by the WBA and can pose a distinct set of issues that Chris will have to be prepared for.”

“It’s unlucky for Elbir he has needed to withdraw resulting from Covid, however the change of opponent to the World ranked Muratov will make the battle a extra attention-grabbing one. Muratov comes into the battle after some spectacular wins and is very of considered in Germany. He has been in coaching and is coming in to win,” mentioned BOXXER’s Ben Shalom.

Chris Eubank Jr tops the invoice at The SSE Area, Wembley on October 2 in opposition to Anatoli Muratov, stay on Sky Sports activities. Tickets can be found through AXS.com.

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