#sports Conor Benn mocks 'GROUNDED' rival Chris Eubank Jr after his father attempts to pull him from fight

#sports Conor Benn mocks ‘GROUNDED’ rival Chris Eubank Jr after his father attempts to pull him from fight

#sports activities Conor Benn mocks ‘GROUNDED’ rival Chris Eubank Jr after his father attempts to pull him from fight

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Conor Benn mocks ‘GROUNDED’ rival Chris Eubank Jr after his father sensationally attempts to pull him from their catchweight conflict… claiming the 32-year-old has ‘daddy points’ forward of October 8 bout

  • Chris Eubank Snr is attempting to pull his son from the October 8 London bout
  • Snr would not need his son preventing under 160lbs with the agreed weight 157lbs
  • Benn has issued his response to Eubank in a publish accompanied by a child emoji

Conor Benn has mocked rival Chris Eubank after the 32-year-old’s personal father tried to pull him from their fight.

Chris Eubank Snr sensationally claimed on Monday that he wouldn’t enable his son to fight under 160lbs, with the fight agreed at a 157lb catchweight.

The fight isn’t but off, as solely fighters themselves can pull out of bouts, however Snr’s phrases have led to Benn mocking Jr, posting an image of him and his opponent on Instagram with the caption: ‘Grounded’, accompanied by a child emoji.

Conor Benn (right) mocked Chris Eubank Jr (left) after Jr's father tried to pull him from the fight

Conor Benn (proper) mocked Chris Eubank Jr (left) after Jr’s father tried to pull him from the fight

Chris Eubank Sr has claimed he is pulling his son out of his much-anticipated bout with Benn

Chris Eubank Sr has claimed he’s pulling his son out of his much-anticipated bout with Benn

Eubank Jr and Benn are due to meet at London’s O2 Arena on October 8, re-igniting a household feud three a long time after their fathers met within the second instalment of British boxing’s best rivalry, however the bout is doubtful after Eubank’s actions, first reported by Sportsmail‘s Dan Matthews.

Sources on each side insist the fight will go on as deliberate, however on a video name involving each Nigel and Conor Benn, Eubank Sr instructed Sportsmail he wouldn’t enable his son to fight under the 160lb middleweight restrict.

Nigel Benn requested his previous rival: ‘So you are placing your foot down, saying to your son, at 32 years previous: this fight isn’t taking place?’ to which Eubank Snr responded: ‘Absolutely.’  

The 56-year-old additionally mentioned he may take authorized motion: ‘If they are not going to pay attention to me, then they will have to pay attention to my King’s Counsel. That fight doesn’t occur.’

The two are scheduled to face off in London on October 8, but the fight is now in doubt

The two are scheduled to face off in London on October 8, however the fight is now doubtful

The transfer appears to have been made on the again of the dying of Snr’s son, Sebastian, final 12 months, with the previous world champion claiming: ‘My son’s life can’t be put at risk. I’ve already misplaced one. It cannot occur once more.’

Conor additionally mocked Jr on Twitter, posting: ‘Just sparred 10 rounds.. While somebody’s having DADDY ISSUES.’

Significant monetary penalties are in place ought to both fighter are available over the 157lb catchweight. But Eubank Sr invoked the reminiscence of earlier tragedies involving himself, his son and Nigel Benn to spotlight the risks of this sport.

Eubank Jr has been told that the fight is not happening if his dad has anything to do with it

Eubank Jr has been instructed that the fight isn’t taking place if his dad has something to do with it

Nigel Benn questioned his old rival's actions, but Eubank Snr didn't back down from his words

Nigel Benn questioned his previous rival’s actions, however Eubank Snr did not again down from his phrases

‘I gave my son his directions and he selected to comply with a special (path)… however he cannot override his dad. Because his dad is talking sense and who will again me up? The public. 

‘When they perceive: I misplaced a son, Michael Watson occurred, Gerald McClellan occurred, Nick Blackwell occurred, and the numerous warriors who’ve fallen or are disabled due to contests within the ring,’ he mentioned.

‘You can’t come down in weight, particularly towards a fighter of the magnitude of Mr King, Conor Benn. This ain’t no joke.’ 

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