The World Boxing Super Series semi-final pits George Groves against Chris Eubank Jr
Saturday, February 17, 2018
George Groves and Chris Eubank Jr meet in the ring in a huge all-British fight live on talkSPORT.
Here’s all you need to know…
When is the fight?
Saturday, February 17.
Where will the fight take place?
It will take place at the MEN Arena in Manchester.
What weight class is it?
What is at stake?
It is for a place in the final of the inaugural World Boxing Super Series – dubbed the Champions League of boxing. Groves will also defend his WBA (Super) title, while Eubank Jr will be putting his IBO belt on the line.
Where can I stream the fight?
There is exclusive commentary on talkSPORT (1089 or 1053 AM/DAB), while you can also listen through your TV or online by clicking on this link. It will be available to watch on ITV Box Office, priced at £16.95.
What time does talkSPORT’s coverage begin on the night?
talkSPORT will be broadcasting live from ringside at 9pm, with expert analysis from Tony Bellew and Glenn McCrory. The fighters are slated to enter the ring at 10pm.
Who is the favourite to win?
Eubank Jr is the slight favourite at 8/13, while Groves is an 7/5 shot (odds supplied by Sun Bets).
What have the fighters been saying?
Both men are obviously confident of doing the business.
Eubank Jr: “I’ve had many big fights but this is the biggest in terms of profile and the tournament and the hype. But at the end of the day I always rise to the occasion. The bigger the fight the better I perform. I’m a man of my word and I can promise George will not see the end of the 12th round.”
Groves: “I think the form, the history, the experience, the ability all lie in my favour and I’m looking forward to a big night in Manchester. It’s a semi-final in a tournament I expect to win so Eubank Jr is just a stepping stone, another step for me on the way to the Muhammad Ali Trophy.”