On October 7, 2017, Avni Yildirim received the only knockout he has in his history, when he was liquidated in a forceful way in three rounds by Chris Eubank Jr.
The fight was part of the tournament World Boxing Super Series in the super medium edition. That time Eubank had the Turk as his first opponent and traveled to Germany to face it.
Avni Yildirim and the tremendous knockout she received from Eubank
Avni Yildirim He received a right uppercut in the first round, dropping to his knees, then got up after the count. This was an important warning of what was to come next.
Eubank Jr. came out much stronger for the third round, where he landed a flurry of quick punches toward humanity from Avni Yildirim. Then he finished it off with a powerful left hook that resulted in an instant knockout.
The referee immediately stopped the actions after 1 minute and 58 seconds, when the Turk was still lying on the mat.
At that moment, Yildirim, was undefeated in 16 professional fights with 10 knockouts, but succumbed to the speed and power of Eubank Jr., who showed the weaknesses of his rival to take a tremendous victory.
Until now, Avni Yildirim has two career losses. The first, that knockout that gave him Chris Eubank. The second, a controversial technical decision loss against Anthony Dirrell on February 23, 2019.
– World Boxing Super Series (@WBSuperSeries) April 7, 2018