Promoter Kalle Sauerland has spoken of his hopes to secure a fight in the UK between IBF middleweight champion Gennadiy Golovkin and Eubank Jr. The fight would attract a lot of attention from the British boxing fans and would increase Golvokin’s imagine within the boxing world, as Eubank Jr is a well-known name in the sport due to his father’s achievements.
The German promoter Sauerland recently signed Eubank Jr to a long term deal and plans to keep his fighter active for 2021. Potential domestic fights with Kell Brook, Liam Smith and Liam Williams have been mentioned by both promoter and boxers, Eubank considers such fights as tune up for him – dismissing their challenge. Equally, Eubank could be creating bait and hype for fights with his domestic rivals.
But IBF middleweight champion is the main target for Eubank and his promoter, as this would be a mega fight in boxing and present Eubank with the chance of becoming a world champion.
‘Golovkin is the number 1 target, GGG is a legend but he’s there for the taking’ Sauerland told Sky Sports news.
‘It’s a fight you could do in the UK, Golovkin has fought there before’