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Chris Eubank Jr was reportedly subjected to vile homophobic abuse ringside from a fan after his shock fourth-round knock-out defeat to Liam Smith on Saturday evening.
The shocking incident came after the eventful final press conference where Smith said 'nobody in this room has ever seen you with a woman' to Eubank Jr.
One supporter repeatedly called Eubank Jr a 'p**f' and 'c***', as he climbed over the fencing to access the media area ringside, before being escorted out of the AO Arena in Manchester, according to talkSport.
Chris Eubank Jr was reportedly subjected to vile homophobic abuse ringside from a supporter
Former boxing champion Spencer Oliver and talkSport executive producer Sarah Collins are said to have witnessed the incident first hand.
Collins said: 'He was stood to my right in our broadcast area, trying to get as close to the ring as possible.
'It was a torrent of abuse. It got worse as Eubank Jr left the ring. He called him a 'f****** p**f and a c***', before turning on the talkSPORT team.
'A sour end to a perfectly run night of boxing.'
Liam Smith won via knockout in the fourth round against Chris Eubank Jr on Saturday evening
The shocking comments came after their pre-fight press conference