Chris Eubank Jr ought to occur down in weight by 5 lbs . to secure a battle with Kell Brook, suggests promoter Ben Shalom.

Eubank Jr known as out Brook in the wake of his amazing stoppage get in the grudge match in opposition to Amir Khan.

Brook is a previous planet welterweight (147lbs) champion who conquer Khan at a 149lbs catchweight, but Eubank Jr operates at middleweight (160lbs) so a bodyweight disparity is a dilemma in agreeing phrases to fight.

“The fight is really reasonable, but only if they are both practical about the fat,” promoter Ben Shalom explained.

“Brook is pleased to be realistic by coming up from 149lbs to 154lbs or 155lbs.

“But Eubank Jr also has to be real looking. And that includes coming down to 155lbs.”

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Brook is even now buzzing immediately after securing the TKO gain about extended-phrase rival Amir Khan in their grudge match last weekend

The rivalry among them started in 2016 when Eubank Jr was in talks to struggle Gennadiy Golovkin.

Brook inevitably took the fight with Golovkin instead – he bravely moved up two divisions to middleweight but dropped by stoppage and endured a broken eye socket.

“Brook manufactured a miscalculation with Golovkin and will never make the identical oversight once more at this phase of his career,” Shalom said.

“He has shown that he is prepared to come up all over again to combat Eubank Jr.

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Johnny Nelson feels Brook should simply call time on his profession and does not think he ought to go after yet another domestic dust up with Eubank Jr

“But Eubank Jr need to appear down in body weight. If he can, it can be a enormous fight.”

Conor Benn has also emerged as an option for Brook in his pure welterweight division.

“Brook has a good deal of alternatives now,” Shalom stated. “He has just won a huge event with a substantial volume of fascination in it.

“He confirmed himself to still be in a very excellent ailment.

“Eubank Jr has fought for environment titles, Benn has not. Eubank Jr is a greater title. So you could argue that there is a lot more in it for Brook.”

‘There’s absolutely a bit of needle there!’

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Enjoy highlights of Eubank’s dominant acquire more than Williams

Nisse Sauerland of Wasserman Boxing, who market Eubank Jr, hopes a compromise can be attained around the body weight limit for a grudge struggle with Brook.

But Eubank Jr is also open to preventing environment champions this kind of as Golovkin or British rival Billy Joe Saunders right after his modern get over Liam Williams.

“If you appear at what Kell is stating, the five lbs to appear up to 160, is not the be all and stop all,” Sauerland informed Sky Athletics.

“It appears like a little bit of an excuse. I feel five lbs is just not the biggest of discounts, but I’m certain there is a dialogue to be experienced. But I are not able to see [Eubank] Junior heading down to 155, except he chops an arm off.

“Of course Kell Brook is a large combat, you will find absolutely a little bit of needle started off there as very well. But of program, you can find also Golovkin-Murata. We will be hunting extremely closely at the winner of that.

“We are also checking [Zhanibek] Alimkhanuly, the WBO route. You’ve obtained [Jermall] Charlo, the Billy Joe [Saunders] fight, which would be unquestionably big and a number of other possibilities that we’re looking at as effectively.”

Brook’s last battle?

Shalom suggests Brook will make a remaining final decision on his potential, which could even guide to retirement.

“It is up to Kell. If he retires now he retires in a very, quite happy place and I expect him to be contemplating that choice,” he explained.

“But then once more you have the likes of Chris Eubank Jr, Danny Garcia, Keith Thurman, Conor Benn all contacting him out because he’s the dollars fight now.

“He’s bought out arenas all about the nation, he is the largest identify at 147[lbs] in the British isles correct now which is obtainable for the battle. Whether at 147 or if he goes up to 155 to struggle Chris Eubank Jr, he’s bought big solutions.

“But all over again it is really up to him and he’ll consider time with his household. Possibly we do see the retirement of a legend of the sport.”

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