Feb 17 2018
Saturday

Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom

12 rounds contest @ Super Middleweight
27-3-0
UD 12
UD 12
26-1-0

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Belts on The Line

WBA Super World Super Middleweight Championship

The tape

34
Age
32
6' 0" / 182 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
72.4" / 184 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOTKOUDUDKO
Form
KOUDTKOTKOTKO
27
Wins
26
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
3
Loses
1
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2011

Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight

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The Ring
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WBA
2
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WBC
2
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WBO
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George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr report

Who won Groves vs Eubank Jr?

George Groves beat Chris Eubank Jr by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 17th February 2018 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner George Groves.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).

This was a semi final of the World Boxing Super Series.

This contest was for the WBA super middleweight championship of the world.

Groves vs Eubank Jr stats

George Groves stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws.

Chris Eubank Jr made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.

The stats suggested that Groves and Eubank Jr have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.

George Groves was the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.

Groves had a height advantage of 1 inch over Eubank Jr. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

Both George Groves & Chris Eubank Jr fought out of an orthodox stance.

Groves was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 years and 11 months earlier than Eubank Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 45 less professional rounds, 168 to Eubank Jr's 213.

Chris Eubank Jr was ranked number 2 by the WBA and 2 by the WBC in the 168lb division.

Groves vs Eubank Jr form

Groves had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Jamie Cox on 14th October 2017 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Fedor Chudinov on 27th May 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at Bramall Lane, Sheffield.

Going into that contest, he had beat Eduard Gutknecht on 18th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

Before that, he had won against Martin Murray on 25th June 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.

He had beat David Brophy on 9th April 2016 by knockout in the 4th round at The O2 Arena, London.

Eubank Jr had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Avni Yildirim on 7th October 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle, Stuttgart, Germany.

Previous to that, he had defeated Arthur Abraham on 15th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had won against Renold Quinlan on 4th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Olympia, London.

Before that, he had defeated Tom Doran on 25th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.

He had beat Nick Blackwell on 26th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their BBBOC British Middleweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, George Groves had been fighting more than Chris Eubank Jr.

Going to this contest, George Groves had last fought 4 years, 10 months and 2 days ago, while Chris Eubank Jr's last outing had been 4 years, 10 months and 9 days ago.

Groves' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

Eubank Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

What time did Groves vs Eubank Jr start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Groves vs Eubank Jr?

Groves vs Eubank Jr was broadcast on ITV Box Office in the UK.

What were the odds on Groves vs Eubank Jr?

George Groves was a 34/25 (+136) underdog going into the contest, while Chris Eubank Jr made his way into the ring at 59/100 (-169) with oddsmakers.

George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr news

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