Tributes flow for Chris Eubank’s son after new dad drowns in Dubai

TRIBUTES for the son of Chris Eubank have been paid after the new dad drowned just days before his 30th birthday.

Sebastian has been remembered as a "true gentleman" after the 29-year-old's death was confirmed by his heartbroken father.

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Promoters Kaule and Nisse Suarland said: “We had the honour of promoting Sebastian Eubank.

"He was simply a true gentleman and a sincere human being who lighted up a room when he walked in.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family."

The son of the former boxing champ had been living out in Dubai where was building a life with his wife Salma and their newborn son.

Sebastian was born in 1991 and, like his older brother Chris Jr, was born in Brighton before moving to the US.

Sebastian is survived by his dad, mum Karron Meadows, brothers Chris Jr, Nathanael and Joseph, his sister Emily, as well as his wife and son.

Prior to his death he had been working as a personal trainer and professional boxer.

Many in the sporting world took to social media to offer their condolences to the whole Eubank family. 

Promoter Eddie Hearn Eddie Hearn tweeted: 'So saddened by the news of the passing of Seb Eubank. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.' 

Tony Bellew said: “Thinking of all the Eubank family at this time… Thoughts and Prayers are with them all.”

Heavyweight Joe Joyce posted: "Devastating news today hearing about Sebastian Eubank, sending condolences to his family! You will be missed, Rest in Power Brother!"

Derek Chisora added: "RIP Seb Eubank. My thoughts and prayers are with the Eubank family and all the people who knew him at this time. Terribly sad news."

Sebastien’s friend Ohara Davies also paid homage to the former boxer who was found dead on a beach in Dubai.

He said: “Another day of sad sad news, rest in Peace my guy.”

Earlier in the day Eubank Sr had led hailed his "loved" son a "deep thinker" as he paid a heartfelt tribute to him.

"Never did I ever imagine I would write these words or experience the feeling I now have at the loss of my son," he said,

"My family and I are devastated to hear of the death of Sebastian just days before what would have been his 30th birthday. 

“He leaves his wife Salma, his son Raheem born just a month ago, his mother Karron Meadows, brothers Nathanael, Chris, Jr, Joseph, one sister Emily and countless relatives and friends.  

“Sebastian grew up in Hove in England but in the last few years made his life in Dubai where he had a wide circle of friends and was a leader in the adoption of a healthy lifestyle and of alternative therapies."

"Sebastian was also a deep thinker who liked to challenge accepted wisdom," he added.

"He was loved and respected by all who knew him and will be forever in the thoughts of friends and family.

"As a family we now kindly ask to be given space and privacy to celebrate his life and remember the son, the brother, the husband, the friend.”

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