Chris Eubank, an ex-boxing legend, was forced to withdraw from a series of public appearances in which he was involved with his former opponent Nigel Benn.
The 55-year-old former super middleweight champion was appearing on stage along with Benn, 57, in the event titled Benn v Eubank 3: The Trilogy Tour.
This will be the first public appearance of the pair discussing their rivalry, which captivated fight fans in early 1990s.
Eubank’s Covid-19 diagnosis comes just a month after he was mugged for his £400 Louis Vuitton bag while walking along London’s Edgware Road.
Chris Eubank, an ex-boxing legend, has had to withdraw from a number of public appearances because he tested positive for Covid-19
The mugger was a former boxer who was robbed on London’s Edgware Road. The thieves stole a Louis Vuitton bag.
The former WBO super-middleweight champion and middleweight champion said he was left stunned when the ‘brazen mugger’ took the brown designer clutch bag out of his hands.
Sebastian Eubank, Eubank’s son, died in July after suffering a heart attack while swimming at the Dubai sea.
Sebastian, the third-oldest of Eubank’s five kids, died just days before he turned 30 and a month after becoming a father.
A spokesperson for the boxer said that Chris Eubank tested positive for Covid 19 He is now isolated and will not be appearing at the following shows: Exeter, Coventry, Exeter, and Swindon. This is in accordance with government guidelines.
A spokesperson stated that postponed events will still be scheduled later in the year.
According to the spokesman, the appearances were part the Trilogy Tour with Nigel Benn.
A spokesperson for Chris said that he had mild symptoms and was looking forward to attending the next event, which will be held in Bristol on November 12.
Event promoters will notify all ticket holders who have tickets for cancelled shows. These shows will be rescheduled at a later date in 2021.