Boxing: Gimenez is next test for Eubank

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The Independent Online
CHRIS EUBANK'S next defence of the World Boxing Organisation world super-middleweight championship will be against the 32-year-old Paraguayan, Juan Carlos Gimenez, at the G-Mex Centre in Manchester on 28 November.

Eubank, unbeaten in 33 fights, last defended the title in September when he outpointed the American, Tony Thornton, in Glasgow.

Gimenez, who has a career record of 35 wins in 43 contests, made an unsuccessful challenge for the World Boxing Council super-middleweight crown against, Mauro Galvano, who recently lost the title to Nigel Benn in Rome.

Eubank is already looking beyond Gimenez to a revival of his rivalry with Benn. 'Benn has said 'Now we can do business'. It is up to you, the press, to hold him to his word. I want that fight; I don't believe he does,' he said.

The G-Mex bill will also feature a Commonwealth welterweight title contest between Mickey Hughes, the holder, and Steve Foster.