#sports activities Chris Eubank Sr accused of playing mind games ahead of his son’s clash with Conor Benn
Joe Joyce accuses Chris Eubank Sr of playing ‘mind games’ after he introduced that his son’s clash with Conor Benn was to be CALLED OFF… regardless of the very fact the combat remains to be set to go ahead
- Chris Eubank Sr revealed his son’s clash with Conor Benn could be cancelled
- The former world champion cited issues over the agreed catchweight
- However, promoter Kalle Sauerland insisted the combat will go ahead as deliberate
- Joe Joyce speculated that Eubank Sr’s feedback have been him playing mind games
Joe Joyce has accused Chris Eubank Sr of playing mind games ahead of his son’s highly-anticipated clash with Conor Benn.
The elder Eubank introduced earlier this week that he wouldn’t enable the combat to go ahead as a consequence of issues over the agreed 157lb catchweight.
Referencing the tragic demise of Sebastian Eubank final yr, the previous two-weight world champion insisted: ‘His life can’t be put at risk… I’ve already misplaced one son. I can not lose one other.’
Chris Eubank Sr claimed that he was pulling his son out of his grudge match with Conor Benn
But Chris Eubank Jr (left) will nonetheless combat Benn (proper), based on promoter Kalle Sauerland
However, the declare that the combat could be known as off as a result of weight subject was rebuked by promoter Kalle Sauerland, and the pair are nonetheless set to settle their rivalry within the ring on October 8.
Speaking to the Mirror, the 2016 Olympic silver medallist and heavyweight contender Joyce speculated on why the elder Eubank might have chosen to make the feedback.
‘I feel perhaps it might be some mind games from the Eubanks,
Joe Joyce speculated that the Eubank Sr’s feedback may have been ‘mind games’
‘If he’s pulling out after which now he’s again in, perhaps Benn might need taken his foot off the gasoline a bit and mentally been messed round by it. Maybe it’s a half of the ways I’m unsure we are going to see however hopefully it goes ahead.’
Eubank Jr will enter the clash in October on the lookout for his seventh-straight win, having gone undefeated since a loss to former world champion George Groves in 2018.
Benn in the meantime has loved a blemishless begin to his skilled profession, racking up 21 consecutive victories together with 14 wins inside the space since making his skilled debut in 2016.