Chris Eubank Jr has encouraged Anthony Joshua’s look for for a new coach and insists “he was looking hungry” when they shared a gym.

Eubank Jr returns to the ring next Saturday on February 5 in Liam Williams’ property town of Cardiff, live on Sky Athletics, for a big all-British grudge match.

He now has Roy Jones Jr as the inspiration in his corner after expending yrs experimenting with his education established-up – previously this thirty day period he labored out alongside Joshua, who is trialling new members to his group forward of a rematch with Oleksandr Usyk.

Joshua and Eubank
Joshua and Eubank Jr properly trained with each other this month

“Importantly, he was hunting hungry,” Eubank Jr said about Joshua.

“Even with how a lot income he has built and how several fights he has received, the starvation is nonetheless there which usually means a lot.

“He is making an attempt to get superior by searching for a new coach so he can adjust his ways and defeat Usyk.

“I would enjoy to see that.

“He showed in his 2nd combat with Andy Ruiz Jr that he can swap activity-plans and master from his issues.”

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The Gloves Are Off preview – Eubank Jr vs Williams

Tyson Fury’s simply call-out of Dillian Whyte is the strongest recommendation nonetheless that they will fulfill in a WBC title struggle, leaving Joshua to challenge for Usyk’s IBF, WBA and WBO belts in a rematch.

Joshua has used time coaching with US-based veterans Ronnie Shields, Virgil Hunter and Eddy Reynoso in an exertion to revamp his preparation.

Eubank Jr mentioned: “After a decline, you imagine: ‘How can I get far better? How can I do issues in a different way?’

“You can not preserve executing the exact matter since it didn’t do the job.

“You have to discover someone that you really connect with.

Chris Eubank Jr, Roy Jones Jr
Coach Roy Jones Jr has reinvigorated Eubank Jr

“Don’t go to the very first person that you meet. Go to The usa, go to other countries.

“If you listen to an individual is superior to get the job done with? Go and function with them. Exam it out.”

“Then select.”

Sky Athletics Boxing timetable

Sunday January 30 in Tulsa
Robson Conceicao vs Xavier Martinez – WBC tremendous-featherweight title eliminator
Nico Ali Walsh

Saturday February 5 in Cardiff
Chris Eubank Jr vs Liam Williams
Claressa Shields vs Ema Kozin – IBF, WBA and WBC middleweight titles

Saturday February 19 in Manchester
Amir Khan vs Kell Brook
Natasha Jonas vs Ewa Piatkowska – WBO tremendous-welterweight title
Frazer Clarke’s pro debut

Saturday February 26 in Glasgow
Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall – undisputed tremendous-light-weight titles
Nick Campbell vs Jay McFarlane – Scottish heavyweight title

Saturday March 5 in Fresno
Jose Ramirez vs Jose Pedraza

Sunday March 20 in New York
Edgar Berlanga vs Steve Rolls
Keyshawn Davis
Xander Zayas

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