Chris Eubank Jr’s large British middleweight struggle from Liam Williams has been rescheduled for Saturday, January 29 at the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff.
Initially scheduled for December 11, the bout – introduced by BOXXER in association with Wasserman Boxing – moves to the new yr right after Williams suffered a recurrence of the shoulder personal injury he sustained in a world title struggle against Demetrius Andrade in April.
Subsequent a series of scans and consultations with medical experts, Williams has been advised that the flare-up can be handled without surgical treatment and the Eubank Jr combat will take place at the conclude of January to kick-off a substantial 12 months of are living boxing on Sky Sports.
“We were definitely gutted to hear of Liam’s personal injury and so we are similarly delighted to get this struggle back again on, in a make any difference of weeks, to be certain Liam’s 100 for every cent fitness,” claimed Ben Shalom, Founder and CEO, BOXXER.
“The bitterness and thoughts-game titles in direction of each other has only intensified during this period of time, and by the time they get into the ring it will be at boiling level. I am glad the admirers will get the chance to see the combat that they desperately required.
“This was heading to be the biggest domestic fight of 2021. Now it’s going to be the largest domestic fight of 2022 and it can be starting off the Sky Sporting activities Boxing new year with a bang. It really is a great card from top to bottom and we are unable to wait around to sense the atmosphere in the Motorpoint Arena Cardiff on fight night. It’s heading to be electric.”
Adam Smith, Head of Boxing Growth at Sky Sports, stated: “We’ve obtained to wait around a number of more months for Chris Eubank Jr vs Liam Williams, an unpredicted twist in a heated rivalry which has just develop into even additional powerful.
“There was true tension as Eubank and Williams filmed ‘The Gloves Are Off’ in Sky Studios not too long ago, so you can assume a common British fight when they ultimately share the ring.
“We’re preparing a blockbuster plan which will be more robust than ever at the start out of 2022, with Josh Taylor also defending his undisputed globe titles in February – and there are much more enjoyable announcements to arrive extremely before long!”
Kalle Sauerland, Head of Worldwide Boxing at Wasserman, said: “We have been certainly unhappy to hear of Liam Williams’ damage but luckily we will only have to wait a couple of more weeks to witness this blockbuster clash. Chris Eubank Jr vs. Liam Williams is the most significant struggle in British boxing right now.
“There is genuine terrible blood amongst them, and their rivalry is only heading to intensify as we get closer to struggle night. This is the match-up everyone has been waiting around to see.
“The ambiance in Cardiff is going to be extraordinary when these two warriors ultimately satisfy in the centre of the ring to settle their discrepancies.”
Tickets purchased that have the initial struggle day of 11 December 2021 will be however be legitimate for the rescheduled day of 29 January 2022. For a comprehensive refund please go to your original position of obtain