Billy Joe Saunders has hilariously trolled Chris Eubank Jr after his interview with talkSPORT claiming he would guess £10,000 on Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez to knock him out.
The WBO super-middleweight champion is hoping so as to add Canelo’s WBC and WBA straps to his assortment after they meet on Could eight after years of buying and selling verbal jabs.
Eubank additionally holds a private grudge towards compatriot Saunders, which stems from 2014 after they shared the ring in a blistering British middleweight title contest.
Chatting with talkSPORT final week, Eubank Jr admitted he could be betting large on the Mexican pound-for-pound star to cease Saunders, however the undefeated fighter has fired again in usually witty trend.
He informed Behind The Gloves: “On the finish of the day, what he ought to have accomplished was put the ten thousand on himself to beat me if he was that assured.
“He didn’t, as a result of I beat him. It’s considered one of them, look he’s determined isn’t he? He’s simply actually irrelevant to me.
“The closest he’s going to get to a combat like that is go and purchase a ticket. Sit ringside should you really need.
“Go and spend your ten thousand, he’s in all probability going to get about ten thousand to field Marcus Morrison, no matter his identify is.
“So, spend that cash on a ringside ticket, however that’s the closest he’s going to get to an Alvarez combat.”
Eubank Jr has all the time needed an illustrious identify like Canelo on his CV, however as a substitute returns to the ring on Could 1 to tackle Morrison.
Though he insisted he has the beating of the embellished five-weight world champion throughout his interview with talkSPORT, Saunders supplied a far bleaker profession prediction for the 31-year-old.
He added: “He’s simply not adequate. He’s 31 now and he’s not a world champion.
“I’ve stated it; he won’t ever be world champion, ever. He hasn’t received the boxing mind, the steerage inside himself to be world champion.
“He’s simply so irrelevant it’s a joke.”