Eubank Jr’s trainer accused of having gun in luggage at Manchester airport

  • Brian McIntyre charged with possession of a firearm
  • The 53-year-old due to appear in court next month

The trainer of Chris Eubank Jr has been charged with possession of a firearm as he prepared to board a flight at Manchester airport.

Brian McIntyre appeared on Monday at Stockport magistrates court after the weapon was allegedly found in hold luggage, Greater Manchester Police said. The 53-year-old was remanded in custody and is next due to appear at Manchester crown court on 9 October.

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Chris Eubank Jr enjoys sweet revenge after stopping Liam Smith in 10th round

  • Eubank avenges humiliating loss in Manchester in January
  • Smith knocked down twice before referee calls end to fight

Chris Eubank Jr overwhelmed Liam Smith, knocking down his bitter rival twice before the fight was waved over mercifully in the tenth round in Manchester on Saturday night, as he avenged the humiliating defeat he had suffered early this year.

Smith had dropped and stopped him in four rounds in January and posed serious questions about Eubank Jr’s boxing future. Another loss would have been calamitous for the 33-year-old middleweight from Brighton but this brutally authoritative victory offered Eubank Jr the sweet taste of redemption.

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