News | Opinion | Oct 28 2015

Editorial: Fans deserve better than Chris Eubank Jr v Tony Jeter mismatch

Editor Matt Christie reflects on Chris Eubank Jr against Tony Jeter
Chris Eubank Jr hammers Tony Jeter
Eubank  |  Action Images/Lee Smith

Editor Matt Christie uses his column in this week’s issue to discuss Chris Eubank Jr v Tony Jeter.

QUITE what Tony Jeter had done to convince the WBA that he deserved a place in their world middleweight rankings will likely remain a mystery, because his performance against Chris Eubank Jnr offered no justification whatsoever. The mismatch did few favours to anyone involved, not least the fans who attended in Sheffield, or those who watched from home. Boxing fans have a right to expect more from their main events than pointless slayings like the one carried out by Eubank on Saturday night.

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