Chris Eubank Jr Knocked Out by Liam Smith to Settle Bitter Rivalry

Chris Eubank Jr Knocked Out by Liam Smith to Settle Bitter Rivalry

  • Liam Smith dropped and stopped Chris Eubank Jr in an explosive fourth round
  • Chris Eubank had never been knocked out prior to the fight against Liam Smith
  • The fight was held at the O2 Arena in Manchester on Sunday morning

Underdog boxer Liam Smith knocked out Chris Eubank Jr in an explosive fourth round to bring a bitter rivalry to an explosive end.

It was Eubank Jr first stoppage defeat in his career but his first loss in five years.

Liverpool-born Smith knocked Eubank down twice in quick succession in the fourth round before the referee waved off the middleweight contest in Manchester.

Liam Smith, Chris Eubank Jr
Liam Smith knocked out Chris Eubank Jr in the fourth round. Photos by Alex Livesey
Source: Getty Images

Fight week was dominated by controversy but it was Smith who pulled off the upset after moving up in weight.

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There was rapturous celebrations among Smith's team and in the crowd when the fight ended, with the 34-year-old's brothers Callum, Paul and Stephen joining him in the ring.

The two fighters hugged in the ring after emotions calmed and Smith opened the door to a rematch in his post-fight comments.

Eubank took to Twitter to congratulate Liam in his victory.

"Congratulations to Liam tonight, nice lil shot you caught me with there my boy. Felt like I could of kept going but referee is in charge & I respect his decision. We’ll get it on again soon," he tweeted.

Mayweather the dancer

Meanwhile, Floyd Mayweather has dumped boxing for music temporarily after the legendary boxer appeared in rapper Armani White’s latest music video titled “GOATED.”

The 45-year-old boxing legend who has defeated big names like Manny Pacquiao makes an entertaining appearance, training the rapper in his TMT gym.

According to footage from TMZ Sports, the pair were putting in some work in between takes on set as it appears as though the duo had a great time behind the scenes as well.

Armani White was put through some lessons on footwork and punching techniques by Mayweather on the heavy bag in one of the highlights of the music video.

Mayweather shows off his car collection

Earlier, Sports Brief reported it has never been a secret that famous American boxer Floyd "Money" Mayweather has a lot of cash. The legendary boxer has his nickname for a reason, and we've once again seen signs of why that is.

His love for cars has long been known, and he's taken the chance to flaunt them to his followers on social media.

I have about 100 cars Mayweather said in an Instagram post, showing off a garage with 16 cars and his five Rolls-Royces. But right his, we like to call this the sweet 16.

Source: Sports Brief News