No drama at the George Groves vs. Chris Eubank Jr weigh-ins on Friday. Eubank Jr (26-1, 20 KOs) came in at 167.5 pounds, while WBA super-middleweight champion Groves (27-3, 20 KOs) weighed a few ounces less at 167.1. This World Boxing Super Series semifinal match is now official, and it’s definitely the most high-profile fight in either the super-middleweight or cruiserweight tournament.
The winner of Groves vs. Eubank Jr will take on the winner of Callum Smith vs. Jurgen Braehmer, who will fight on February 24th. London’s O2 Arena will host the final on Saturday, June 2nd.
You can watch the video of the Groves vs. Eubank Jr weigh-in at the top of the page, with the staredowns and interviews included.
World Boxing Super Series: Groves vs. Eubank Jr takes place at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England on Saturday, February 17th. ITV Box Office will have the PPV broadcast in the UK, but viewers in the United States, Mexico, France, and Spain can watch a free live stream on the WBSS official Youtube and Facebook pages. Groves and Eubank Jr will make their respective ringwalks at approximately 5 PM ET/2 PM PT.