“Rest Easy Little Brother”: Chris Eubank Jr. Releases Emotional Statement Following Brother’s Death

Published 07/10/2021, 2:58 AM EDT
Chris Eubank during the WBA Super-Middleweight title fight at the Manchester Arena. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday February 17, 2018. See PA story BOXING Manchester. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire. (Photo by Peter Byrne/PA Images via Getty Images)


Chris Eubank Sr.’s son, Sebastian Eubank, was found dead in Dubai. This news staggered the entire boxing fraternity alongside the Eubank family. Just like his father and elder brother, Chris Eubank Jr., Sebastian Eubank (29) was a hardcore boxing lover.

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The news of his demise has been doing rounds on social media. As fans got wind of the same, they sent their condolences to the grieving Eubank family.

‘The Alka Lion’ was a pro-boxer who had 2 wins under his bag. He stayed in Dubai predominantly to work on his boxing prowess and training other young guns in the gym.

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Post his death, Eubank Sr. and Jr. both shared their notions on the same. Eubank Jr. sent a string of tweets on his Twitter handle. In one of them, he wrote, Rest easy little brother. I love you & you will be missed always @SebEubank.” 

In his subsequent tweets, he talked about how was Sebastian Eubank as a person. “My brother Sebastian Eubank was a special man… a righteous man… who always put others before himself. A man of many talents, boxing, MMA, poetry, music, coaching, cooking the list goes on but the most important thing to him was helping others less fortunate than himself,” he revealed.

Later, Eubank Jr. even shared a heartfelt message with fans. He asked everyone to not take their loved ones for granted.

Chris Eubank Sr., too, unveiled his notions on this entire episode. Michael Benson revealed a mammoth statement coming from Eubank Sr. in which he addressed all the fans.

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Sebastian Eubank shared a great bond with his elder brother. He took major inspiration from him and always looked to trace his footsteps.

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However, his journey has ended rather abruptly as he is no more. Eubank Jr hopes Sebastian’s legacy will live on through his son.

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Sebastian Eubank has left a dent in everyone’s heart and minds with his demise. His brother, Chris Eubank Jr., is in absolute shock as he was closest to him.

This was and will be one of the most dreadful news in boxing in 2021. And everyone will just hope to see Eubank Jr. and his family pass through this time.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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