Liam Smith and Chris Eubank Jr will lock horns tonight in a rematch at the AO Arena in Manchester, England. The middleweight fighters fought in January in a pretty much one-sided affair with Smith stopping his domestic rival in the fourth round.
Chris Eubank Jr will look for revenge, as the pay-per-view bout in the UK is billed as “Revenge or Repeat”. Besides, both Smith and Eubank will earn an estimated $1 million guaranteed purse.
The Liam Smith vs Chris Eubank Jr rematch will be available live on ESPN+ in the United States. In the UK, Sky Sports Box Office will broadcast the fight live for a pay-per-view price of £19.95. The fight will take place at the AO Arena in Manchester, England. The main event won’t start before 10:00 p.m. BST.
Here we look into the Smith vs Eubank Jr 2 purse and salaries, and how much the fighters will make for the fight on Saturday.
Smith vs Eubank Jr 2 Fight Purse
The official purse information is not revealed for the Smith vs Eubank Jr rematch middleweight fight. However, according to a few reliable sources, both fighters will earn a guaranteed $1 million purse.
Liam Smith (33-3-1, 20 KOs) will earn an estimated $1 million guaranteed purse for his rematch against Chris Eubank Jr. Moreover, the middleweight boxers will take a 60% share of the PPV revenue.
The 35-year-old British boxer, who stopped Eubank Jr in the fourth round last time out, will take home a whopping $3.5 million in total payouts if the PPV reaches the expected mark.
On the other hand, Chris Eubank Jr (32-3, 23 KOs) will earn an estimated $1 million guaranteed purse for his rematch against Smith. The Brit will receive 40% of the PPV share.
The 33-year-old middleweight will take home a whopping $2.4 million in total payouts if the PPV reaches the expected mark.
|Boxer||Guaranteed Purse||PPV Share|
|Liam Smith||$1 million||60%|
|Chris Eubank Jr.||$1 million||40%|
How much will Liam Smith earn for his rematch against Eubank Jr.?
No. 4 in the Ring Magazine middleweight rankings, Smith will earn an estimated $1 million guaranteed purse for his fight against Eubank Jr.
Smith won the first meeting against Eubank Jr. in January, stopping him in the fourth round. He earned $500,000 guaranteed money for that fight.
How much will Chris Eubank Jr. earn for his rematch against Smith?
No. 9 in the Ring Magazine middleweight rankings, Eubank Jr will earn an estimated $1 million guaranteed purse for his fight against Smith.
Eubank Jr. lost the first meeting in January. He earned a larger share of the first meeting, pocketing $1 million guaranteed money.