Chris Eubank Jr Drops and Stops Avni Yildirim in 3 – Stuttgart, Germany was the site of the WBSS quarter-final bout between Chris Eubank Jr and Avni Yildirim this past Saturday night. Eubank Jr broke through and sent Yildirim to the canvas in the opening round to set the tone for the fight. From there, Eubank Jr was the hunter and Yildirim was the hunted as the previously unbeaten Turk did not make it out of round 3.
For Eubank Jr, the win makes him 26-1 overall and marks the second successful title defense of his IBO world belt at 168 pounds. The win gives Eubank Jr, the tournament’s #3 seed, a pass to the semi-finals where he is expected to meet the winner of next week’s Jamie Cox versus George Groves bout scheduled for the U.K.
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Saturday, October 7th, 2017- Hanns Meyer Halle, Stuttgart, Germany
168 LBS 12 RDS: Chris Eubank Jr def Avni Yildirim via KO in RD 3 @1:58.
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