Eubank vs Williams is off

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Gregor1987, Nov 19, 2021.

  1. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

    Oct 18, 2009
    Is there any news on what the actual injury / pull out is for ?
  2. zulander

    zulander Boxing Addict Full Member

    Mar 17, 2006
    Real shame - Eubank Jnr had 2 gimmes to get him back into the groove and now a good test is what he needs.
    Anyone mentioning Eggington needs to lay of the glue but I could see it he they gave Sam enough $$ but we saw what Liam Smith did to the Egg and while I don't think Eubank boxes as well as Smith can he's fit, strong and beats Sam all day.
  3. Brumsongs

    Brumsongs Member Full Member

    May 29, 2021
    Born in Church Village, grew up in Clydach Vale- *very* Welsh.
  4. tee_birch

    tee_birch Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jul 6, 2014
    Eubank is privileged but that doesn’t mean Williams is tougher.
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  5. Punchdrunk1

    Punchdrunk1 Member Full Member

    Mar 2, 2019
    I hope the fight does go ahead.

    But if Williams is injured it makes you wonder if Sky are delaying the announcement to try and throw a spanner in the works for DAZN with the Conor Benn fight on same night.
    If Sky come out and announce the fight is off the all the focus will be on DAZN's card that night and more likely to get more subscribers
  6. Punchdrunk1

    Punchdrunk1 Member Full Member

    Mar 2, 2019
    Eubank may not have world class skills but there's no denying he's a tough s.o.b
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  7. Koli55

    Koli55 Member Full Member

    Mar 19, 2021
    It's been a week since Coppinger reported this and Boxxer/Sky haven't addressed this at all. Even Eubank has tweeted about the potential cancellation. Who knows, maybe the fight is on, but if it's not...Boxxer deserves all the **** that they'll get.
  8. CutThroatFade

    CutThroatFade Rangers FC Full Member

    May 25, 2015
    It’s clearly off because Williams has stopped promoting the fight completely on both Twitter and IG where he is usually very active. He also liked a comment from one of his fans who responded to Eubank’s tweet about whether Williams was shitting it.

    As others have said they are clearly trying to sort out a replacement for Eubank. Amateur season all round but if I bought a ticket for this I’d have requested a refund a few days ago.
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  9. Sap1en

    Sap1en Active Member Full Member

    Dec 1, 2020
    Williams is a warrior but he has mileage. Honestly Eubank Jr is in serious trouble vs a genuine puncher but I think William has rolled the dice too many times.
  10. unfriendlyorchid

    unfriendlyorchid Probably moaning about Sky Sports Full Member

    Jul 20, 2021
  11. CutThroatFade

    CutThroatFade Rangers FC Full Member

    May 25, 2015
    That’s ok then. Was hoping for a bout in December run up to Xmas but at least it’s happening. I maintain though that I think the real reason for Williams pulling out of the original date is lack of preparation and not an injury. I think he saw Eubank at the presser and thought “**** me, I need some more time”.

    And by “time” I mean gear.
  12. LeavemealoneKoooogs

    LeavemealoneKoooogs Member Full Member

    Apr 30, 2021
    Probably Dominic's idea to postpone. Let's get em pringles down ya lad *strums guitar*
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  13. ipitythefool

    ipitythefool I'm a better judge than Marcus McDonnell Full Member

    Mar 17, 2017
    Happy with that. Jan is usually quiet for boxing so something to look forward to.
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  14. No idea

    No idea Member Full Member

    Mar 20, 2021
    Never thought Williams bottled it tbh , I've heard rumours he has left QPL , MTK and Ingle though. Something not right
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  15. Craigt93

    Craigt93 New Member Full Member

    Oct 15, 2020
    something seems strange with the Ingle camp at the minute. Willy Hutchinson has gone missing, looks to be back in Scotland. Don’t know if it’s a fall out with Dom or a genuine injury? Based on Instagram him and Dom did look to be very close.
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