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On a Par with Sugar Ray Leonard

Step forward the extrovert one!

As the big grudge fight approaches this Saturday evening, no not Fury v Chisora but Saunders v Eubank Junior, a familiar figure has stepped out of the shadows to offer some remarks that are very debatable to say the least.

At the most recent press conference, Chris Eubank Senior was conspicuous by his absence but today he has taken centre-stage with some comments that suggest he believes his son is far better than anyone has given him credit for.

Eubank Senior has remarked about his son,

'The last person who had this ability was Sugar Ray Leonard.”

'My son is the most dangerous young man I've ever come across in boxing, the most dangerous fighter on the planet.”

'I was the benchmark, I was the beacon, I was the one everyone was measured against. And I can't even measure him against me.”

'I have never seen anything like him. The great British public has a great journey in front of them over the next 10 years.'

“Am I putting too much pressure on him by saying he's as talented as Sugar Ray Leonard?'

'If I don't say it to him, he'll never see it. I have to make him aware that this is what I see. Can he do what I see? I am absolutely certain of that. It's ridiculous the things he can do.'


Controversial remarks but then again you wouldn’t expect anything else from the extroverted former fighter would you!


The Journalist

Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday November 26 2014

Time: 6:49PM

 

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