Date: 1st February 1992
Venue: National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Title: WBO World Super-middleweight Title
Promoted by: Matchroom Boxing
( 29 - 0 - 0 )
Weight: 168 lbs
( 33 - 6 - 0 )
Weight: 167 lbs
In the first defence of the WBO world super-middleweight title, he won in a vacant title bout against fellow countryman Michael Watson, Eubank faced South African Thulani Malinga at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, England.
Malinga made the champion earn every point on his way to a unanimous decision win.
Eubank dropped the South African for a count in the 5th round.
Scores: 112-115 | Mike Glienna 116-112 | Andre Van Grootenbruel 115-113.