GEORGE GROVES faces Chris Eubank Jr in the World Boxing Super Series semi-final this Saturday night.
It is one of the most anticipated fights of the year, and will be competed at the sold-out Manchester Arena.
Reuters George Groves is set to take on Chris Eubank Jr in the World Boxing Super Series semi-final
To get to the semi, Groves progressed through his quarter-final against Jamie Cox with a fourth round knockout win at Wembley Arena.
While Eubank Jr knocked out Avni Yildirim in the third in Stuttgart.
When is Groves vs Eubank Jr, and what time does it start?
Groves vs Eubank Jr will to be held this Saturday night – February 17.
The fight will take place at the Manchester Arena.
As has been the tradition with the World Boxing Super Series, ring walks are expected at 10pm.
We’ll be bringing you ALL of the action with SunSport’s live blog.
You can stream Chris Eubank Jr vs George Groves live by clicking here
Who is on the undercard?
Norwich’s Ryan Walsh defends his British Featherweight title against unbeaten Isaac Lowe.
Promising Zach Parker – who is the reserve for the main event should Eubank Jr or Groves pull out – is also on the bill.
British featherweight title: Ryan Walsh (22-2-1) vs Isaac Lowe (14-0-2)
British middleweight title: Tommy Langford (19-1) vs Jack Arnfield (25-2)
English cruiserweight title: Arfan Iqbal (12-0) vs Simon Vallily (12-1)
Zach Parker (14-0) vs Adasat Rodriguez (16-6-2)
Danny Craven (3-1) vs Luther Clay (6-1)
Can I still get tickets?
The Manchester Arena is long sold out.
But you still have a chance to buy tickets on the resale market from StubHub.com.
What TV channel is Groves vs Eubank Jr on?
ITV hold the rights to the World Boxing Super Series.
The fight is set to be a pay-per-view event and available through the ITV Box Office.
Groves vs Eubank Jr costs £16.95 to order.
Coverage on ITV Box Office starts at 7pm.
Chris Eubank Jr and George Groves continue their war of words ahead of the World Boxing Super Series fight
How can I live stream Groves vs Eubank Jr?
The ITV Box Office fight can be live streamed through tvplayer.com.
It also costs £16.95 for the stream.
TV Player note – this is a one off payment that allows access to the live stream of this event on the TV Player website and apps only. The broadcast is limited to a maximum of two streams per account.
This payment does NOT allow access to this event through any alternative TV or streaming service e.g. Sky, Virgin TV etc.
SunSport will be live blogging George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr this Saturday live from the Manchester Arena. You can also listen to exclusive radio coverage on talkSPORT.
Are there any live stream bundle deals for the World Boxing Super Series?
Yes there are.
TVplayer.com are currently offering a bundle deal of £19.95 for both Eubank Jr vs Groves plus the following week’s semi-final of Callum Smith vs Jurgen Brahmer.
This is a saving if £6 if you bought both fights separately.
What have the fighters said?
Eubank Jr said: “This is the fight for fight fans not to be missed. 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 twelfth round.”
Groves said: “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.”
Who will the winner face in the final?
Callum Smith progressed to the other semi-final with a unanimous decision win over Erik Skoglund.
He will face Germany’s Jurgen Brahmer in the semi-final the following week on February 24th with the winner progressing to a final against Groves or Eubank Jr.