Chris Eubank Jnr denied he was knowledgeable of Conor Benn’s failed PED check by Benn himself
DESPITE Conor Benn’s claim that he phoned Chris Eubank Jnr this morning to tell him of an antagonistic discovering in one among his performance-enhancing drug assessments, Eubank Jnr says this name by no means came about and that he was as at nighttime as everybody else when information of Saturday’s (October 8) struggle being underneath risk broke this afternoon.
“There was no cellphone name,” Eubank Jnr advised Chris Lloyd and Darren Barker of Matchroom Boxing at right this moment’s media exercise. “We haven’t spoken since this has been introduced, and it’s a disgrace. However my promoter, his promoter, and the (British) Boxing Board of Management are going to type it out. I’m clear, I’m 60%, and I’ve been examined my whole profession, for the final 10 years.
“I’ve been examined greater than I’ve ever been examined for a struggle throughout this coaching camp. I’ve an app on my cellphone the place I’ve to designate the place I’m going to be each single day. I’ve been on that app for my whole profession and shall be on that app for the remainder of my profession. They’ll come and check me, blood, urine, unannounced, every time they see match. I’ve by no means failed a check.”
Benn’s optimistic check for the banned substance clomifene has put Saturday’s struggle with Eubank Jnr in critical jeopardy, although Eubank Jnr insists he’s each able to struggle and more than pleased to struggle ought to he and Benn be allowed to take action.
“Clearly I don’t condone unlawful substances within the sport of boxing – particularly boxing, as a result of issues can occur and well being is an actual situation,” Eubank Jnr stated. “I’m staying out of the politics. I don’t know what’s gone on. I’ve heard the information such as you guys have heard the information. All I can do is be knowledgeable and ensure I’m able to struggle. I’m prepared and, as information unfolds, we’ll take care of it because it goes on.
“I’ve ready, I’ve completed my job, and it’s now within the palms of the promoters and the governing our bodies to make this struggle occur. All I can do is be prepared.”
Requested whether or not he had issues about combating an opponent who has failed a current PED check, Eubank Jnr stated, “In fact there are issues, however, once more, I’m prepared. I’m a clear fighter, I’m ready, I’ve reduce the load, and I’m able to go. That is all unfolding. All I’ve bought to do is make sure that I’m able to go.”
To complete, he stated he “hopes” the struggle goes forward on Saturday, as deliberate, and likewise that, in his opinion, it “ought to do”, regardless of the bout being prohibited today by the British Boxing Board of Control.
“I’m prepared and he’s prepared,” Eubank Jnr stated. “My promoters will do their finest to verify the struggle goes forward and the followers aren’t let down.”