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Chris Eubank Snr tells ‘Spike’ what tactics he should use against his son

Chris Eubank told Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan a come forward aggressive style would provide the Cork man with the best chance of victory against his son on the eagerly anticipated Bad Intentions show on Saturday night.

However warns the Celtic Warrior Gym puncher such an approach would also play into Chris Eubank Jr’s hands and result in disaster for the 31 year old power puncher.

Eubank, whose long reign as World champion was ended by none other than Steve Collins, is like his son very confident there will only be one outcome in London hosted grudge match and stressed ‘Spike’ is no match for his son.

Speaking at the final press conference before the pair meet yesterday The British fight legend said,

“To Mr O’Sullivan I will say this, looking at your abilities your best fight plan is to come forward and throw punches. Trying to take Junior out is probably your best chance and it is the worst thing you can do. If you box him it will be a one horse race if you fight him there will be fireworks.”

After Pascal Collins, O’Sullivan’s trainer elected to show Eubank Jr and his team respect at the top table, the former WBO super middleweight champion of the World

I seen a little clip of the Golves are Off and Jr said ‘I can smell fear’ and I can sense it too. There is fear in that camp and their should be.

They have said they have been training for six months, however that is kind of short, Jr has been training for 10 years six days a week. We are fierce we don’t take breaks. Junior has learnt the hard way.


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