Chris Eubank Jr. Wants To Fight At Least Three Times In 2019

Just days after his unanimous decision win over James DeGale, Chris Eubank Jr. is looking to make a quick return to the ring.

The new IBO super middleweight champion spoke to talkSPORT about what is next for him and is hoping he can return in about three months. Eubank is aiming for a minimum of three fights for 2019, maybe four bouts if that is doable for him.

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“It’s definitely gonna be a couple months. You’ve gotta give your body time to rest, especially after a 12 round fight like that. But I’m looking to get back into the ring within the next three months or so. I wanna stay active this year. I wanna fight a minimum three/four times," Eubank Jr. said.

His fight against DeGale took place in the main event of a PBC card at the O2 Arena in London, but aired on ITV Box Office in the United Kingdom. Eubank believes that he can have big fights on ITV now that the company signed a broadcast deal to air PBC cards in the United Kingdom, giving British fighters like Eubank a television home to fight in the area.

“We have the platform now, ITV Box Office, PBC. So there’s a lot of exciting things in the works now,” Eubank said.

Thanks to two knockdowns scored in the fight, Eubank got his win over a top name after failing to defeat Billy Joe Saunders in 2014 and George Groves last year in the World Boxing Super Series.

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