In the immediate aftermath of the Golovkin-Brook fight, Chris Eubank Jr. tweeted out the following message:
That message probably drew some unwanted attention as the British Boxing Board of Control are now set to discuss Eubank Jr.'s public outcry tomorrow, with possible sanctions on the table. Eubank Jr. has since mentioned that he meant no disrespect to Kell Brook with his tweet.
But Kell Brook's trainer Dominic Ingle also took exception to Eubank Jr.'s message, saying that Eubank Jr. shouldn't even be talking when his first five rounds against Billy Joe Saunders were a complete non-event and shouldn't even be considered "fighting."
Ingle also mentions that his vast experience as a trainer provides him with the proper insight as to when a fight should be halted, telling Sky Sports:
"I've had 30 years' experience in boxing. I have been in hundreds of title fights, I have got plenty of knowledge and I have seen the worst-case scenarios."
Ingle continues by pointing out the irony in Eubank Jr.'s statement considering that Eubank Jr. has seen firsthand what the consequences of a fight going on too long can be -- a reference to Nick Blackwell suffering a brain bleed against Eubank Jr., which fortunately only ended Blackwell's boxing career.
"It is just ironic that Chris Eubank and his father were both in fights where fighters were critically injured. It just shows their ignorance.
"Fighters will always fight to the death. Sometimes that is their undoing. It is down to the trainer with responsibility to realise sometimes you have to live to fight another day."
Kell Brook was diagnosed with a broken eye socket as a result of the Golovkin fight and has undergone surgery to repair the damage. Brook is expected to return sometime next spring.