Simon Eubank dead: Brother of boxing legend Chris Eubank Sr dies as son Harlem posts emotional message


CHRIS EUBANK SR’s brother Simon has sadly passed away.

His son, unbeaten boxer Harlem, announced the news online accompanied with pictures of his dad.

Harlem Eubank with his dad Simon

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He posted: “Rest easy up there dad. We love you and we’ll try do you proud.”

Simon and his twin brother Peter were both older siblings to British boxing legend Chris Eubank.

All three boxed but it was Chris who went on to achieve a world championship career at middleweight and super-middleweight.

Simon fought lower down at super-welterweight and finished his career in 1992 with seven wins and 20 losses.

Twin Peter retired a year earlier with a record of 14 wins and 21 losses.

Chris boxed until 1998 and shared one of the most memorable rivalries in British history with Nigel Benn, resulting in a win and a draw.

He would later coach and mentor his son Chris Jr, who is one of boxing’s biggest stars in the UK.

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Chris and Simon’s influence also carried over to Harlem, who is currently an 18-0 super-lightweight prospect.

Harlem received a host of well wishes after announcing the passing of his father on Instagram.

Boxer Shannon Courtenay said: “Sorry for your loss Harlem sending you and your family lots of love xxx.”

Irish Olympian Michael Conlan posted: “Sorry for you loss my brother see you soon.”

Eubank Jr’s former opponent Gary O’Sullivan added: “Sorry for your loss, Harlem. RIP Mr. Eubank.”

The Eubank family tragically lost Harlem’s cousin and Chris Jr’s brother Sebastian in 2021 following a heart attack at sea in Dubai.

Both boxers continue to honour Sebastian by baring his name on their ring shorts.

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Harlem – who shared a close friendship with Sebastian – joins Chris Sr in helping care and raise his young son Raheem.

Harlem Eubank with his late cousin Sebastian

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