Chris Eubanks Jr. admitted that the death of his brother Sebastian was the most difficult moment in his life.
Seb tragically passed away last July after suffering a heart attack while watching the sunset at sea in Dubai.
Her passing was even more heartbreaking by the fact that she had given birth to a baby boy just a few weeks back.
The Eubanks family is still reeling from the loss of Seb, but are grateful that his legacy will live on through their son Rahim.
Eubanks Jr. told SunSport: “It’s been a hell of a year.
“I’ve never faced anything so difficult in my life.
“My brother, whom I was very close to, I thank God that he had a son just before he passed away and now lives through his son.
“He was a wonderful person, and he will always be missed and he will always be with me.”
Eubanks Jr., 32, has vowed to treat Rahim’s child as his “her” child.
In an emotional social media post, he wrote: “Your legacy will now live on through your beautiful newborn son and I will treat him as my own.
“Till we meet again, keep our watch, Jawan Singh.”
Doting dad Eubanks Sr. was devastated by Seb’s passing and vowed to honor and ‘celebrate’ his life for the rest of his days.
He told SunSport last year: “My son was a spiritual champion.
“I am very proud of his life. Here is a young man who was feeding the poor.
“Going to dangerous countries where revolutions are taking place for justice and getting involved in setting up orphanages and helping the poor.
“So I’m very proud of my son. I celebrate my son, I rejoice in my son.”
Eubanks Jr is currently gearing up for a showdown with Liam Williams of Wales on 5 February.
The match will be the former IBO super-middleweight champion’s first since the tragic death of his younger brother.