George Grovs has won the fight against Chris Eubank Jr unanimous deicsion and now reach the final of “Super-Middleweight Tournament” and not only retain his WBA title but also captured Eubank Jr’s IBO title. George Groves has finally fulfilled his promise and now should be considered elite british fighter currently active.
Groves started the fight sharpe and had Eubank Jr under pressure for most part and specially after Eubank suffered a major cut around his eye. Unlike the previous major fights, in this one Groves maintained his composer and without doing anything extra ordinary kept Eubank at bay.
Eubank Jr did made a slight comeback in the later rounds but Groves held on to snatch a win which will go down as the biggest in his career so far. He reach the final of World Super-Middleweight Tournament and more importantly retains his world titles.
Goerge Groves is set to take on Chris Eubank Jr in the semifinal of “World Boxing Super Series Tournament” and will fight for IBF and WBA Super-Middleweight titles in what should be a cracking boxing night in the UK. The fight takes place at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, UK and ITV will broadcast the entire fight card live on their new ITV Box Office channel. Its a huge fight in the UK and we can expect a competitive bout between two very skilled boxers where Chris Eubank Jr is slightly favourite going into the game. The build up to the fight has been fiesty to say the least which spiced things up.
Groves vs Eubank Jr TV Coverage Details: ITV will have the live coverage of the fight in the UK and it will be broadcasted via PPV on their new Box Office channel priced at around £16.95/€19.95. In the US viewers can have live action on “World Boxing Super Series” official Facebook and Youtube channels. There are several undercard fights scheduled on the night including Ryan Walsh vs Isaac Lowe and a few others.
ITV coverage begins with the regular channels at around 07:00 p.m uk time and it will go encypted at 08:00 p.m uk time to only Box Office channel where only viewers who bought PPV can access the live action. The main-even is schedueld to start at around 11:00 p.m UK time.
|COVERAGE STARTS||07:00 pm uk time on ITV regular channel. Coverage goes encypted to only PPV buyers at around 08:00 p.m uk time on ITV Box Office|
|There are several undercard fights scheduled on the night which will start at 07:00 pm uk time while the Main-Event starts after 11:00 p.m uk time.|
|Undercard Fight 1||Tommy Lanford vs Jack Arnfield (British middle-weight title)|
|Undercard fight 2||Ryan Walsh vs Isaac Lowe (British feather-weight title)|
|Main-Event||George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr (IBF and WBA Super-Middleweight titles)|
Winner of this fight will qualify for the final where they will face either Callum Smith or Jurgen Brahmer who will be fighting in the second semifinal on Saturday, 24th February 2018 at the Arena Nürnberger Versicherung in Germany. The winner of Groves vs Eubank Jr is favourite to win the “Muhammad Ali Trophy” set to be given to the winner of this super middle-weight tournament along with share of $50 million prize money fund.