Amid speculation that he is in the running to face Saul “Canelo” Alvarez next, Chris Eubank Jr. has linked up with promoters Boxxer.

Previously promoter by Wasserman boxing, Eubank recently became a free agent and has signed with Ben Shalom’s company, whom he has worked with before, notably in two recent fights with Liam Smith.

According to a press release to announce the union and discuss the fighter’s career, the intentions are for “mega-fights and [Eubank] vows to silence his domestic rivals ahead of his hotly anticipated ring return.”

“I’ve been in the game for 12 years now and I’m still hungry,” the 34-year-old contender said. “I’m still excited. I’m still in love with the sport of boxing. I’m in a blessed position right now where there are four or five different names out there that are mega fights that everybody wants to see. Canelo Alvarez, Terence Crawford, Conor Benn, Billy Joe Saunders – and that’s just off the top of my head. There are many more fights out there that can be made, even domestically, so I’m in an exciting position.”

Eubank Jr. is 33-3 (24 KOs), and holds victories over James DeGale, Arthur Abraham, Liam Smith, Matvey Korobov, Avni Yildirim and Dmitrii Chudinov.

He stopped Smith in the 10th round in his last fight in September.

Shalom said: “Chris Eubank Jr. is undoubtedly one of the biggest star attractions in boxing. He brings excitement and intrigue wherever he goes. BOXXER is his natural home and I’m incredibly excited to work with Chris to make sure we fully realise his huge potential and fierce ambition. We’ve had the privilege of working with Chris on some massive fight nights in the UK and there will be plenty more to come in the UK and worldwide. He is a bonafide pay-per-view star. The hunger and ambition is there. We can’t wait to see him back in action and involved in some massive fights.”

The BOXXER stable also includes WBO world cruiserweight champion Chris Billam-Smith, light-heavyweight prospect Ben Whittaker, unified welterweight world Champion Lauren Price, WBO No. 1 light-heavyweight contender Joshua Buatsi and fast-rising stars Adam Azim, Caroline Dubois, Viddal Riley and Karriss Artingstall.

Eubank Jr. added: “I’m very excited to have signed with BOXXER and Ben Shalom. They fit the direction I want to go in. We have big plans over the next 12 to 24 months. There are big fights in the pipeline and these guys can make it happen. This is a partnership. I have the freedom and the leeway to work how I want to work, which is very rare. I’m in a position of power. I’m in a position to really control the direction that I want to go in so I’m excited.”

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