Both men scored knockout wins in the quarter-finals. The winner will then then face the victor in the other semi-final clash between Nieky Holzken and Great Britain's Callum Smith. But in the end it was the defending champ who provided victorious on a bruising night of boxing Right hooks from Eubank were landing, but they never looked like hurting the Hammersmith man, who appeared to be in control. Can he bank points doing anything other than stalking and storming? Eubank with a lead right after eating a jab, not sure Eubank got home with it and was tied up. Eubank clocks Groves with a right hand, the blood hits the camera.
Groves back with a couple shots! I know George has a better jab and has a longer reach, he probably has a harder single right hand but I keep coming back to speed and how often Eubank Jr can hit him. Official result - George Groves def. Lead left hook and a right cross by Eubank, which leads to Groves tying up. They have to be careful they don't butt heads again although that cut is holding well. Eubank launches another left hook attack, then digs the ribcage before the ref separates them. If you enjoy the video please subscribe and leave a thumbs up! But away from the result, fans will learn more as to whether Eubank Jr can truly emulate his father, who held a world title at super-middleweight for almost five years from 1991.
Are there any live stream bundle deals for the World Boxing Super Series? Eubank with another fruitless flurry. What does this mean for the fight? Round 3 - Good right cross by Groves off the jab. That said, his legs have looked heavy of late which only increases the chances of some fierce up-close exchanges. Groves is getting the fight started now and Eubank is trying to get low to avoid the punches. Eubank fired off a rapid combo in the third and seemed to hurt Groves, but it was the Brighton fighter who had started to bleed from the corner of his right eye. Michael Alexander having a word with both fighters.
Even if he cannot reach world champion status, you feel there are exciting chapters in Eubank Jr's future because there is too much attention for there not to be. Groves 10-9, 20-18 Round 3: Groves lands a glancing right hand, Eubank badly misses a wild counter shot. Not much happens in the final few seconds. Groves overcame his hurdles and Eubank Jr can, too. Groves with a couple body shots against the ropes. Not an action packed round, but Groves did more work, made more effort. Round 4 - The cut was caused by an accidental head clash, which makes things interesting as far as the fight potentially going to a technical decision.
To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our site. In truth, we have not seen many dimensions of the Eubank game. Groves with a shot to the back of the head, he gets warned. Eubank, who suffered his second defeat in 28 contests, will be back, for sure, as Groves moved himself to 28 wins in 31 career fights, the Shane McGuigan-trained boxer now standing one win away from being recognised by The Ring Magazine as the No 1 super middleweight in the world. Back to range where Groves is winning. Stiff jab on the back foot by Groves. Montreal is The Fight City.
Groves fires a flurry, none of it lands. This only applies to South, Central, and North America except Canada , France, and Spain. Body shot and uppercut by Eubank, Groves evading several of the other punches Eubank threw. Body shot and a right hand by Eubank! In terms of punches thrown, the biggest difference is in the last three rounds where Groves throws 7% more punches than Eubank per round. If Groves boxes him, he'll win; if he gets careless, he'll get beat. Wild left hook is way off for Eubank.
Eubank is keeping a lot of space between them which could play into Groves' hands although Jr does catch him with a strong left. Eubank is an extremely good fighter but can't handle a boxer. Groves certainly is testament to being a model professional fighter, and through heartache, never giving up on his ambitions, dreams and desires. Norwich's Ryan Walsh defends his British Featherweight belt against unbeaten Isaac Lowe. However, it should be considered that Groves had already established large point leads in both the Murray and Gutknecht fights.
He must know he's behind on points so afr. It's a huge super-middleweight against a small middleweight in my opinion. But Eubank Jr counts speed as his key asset and video footage of him throwing during training back up his claims. Groves working with Eubank barreling toward him. Round 10 - Vicious lead left hook from Eubank to begin the 10th! Jr is still going for it and there is blood everywhere.
He's bopping and weaving and again he touches the deck. Phoney war Groves 10-9 Both fighters were getting information from their corners, but we know Eubank is not always happy to receive advice. Now Groves might be hurt! We are accustomed to seeing Junior plant his feet and swing mercilessly for the stars, but he is yet to conquer a seasoned sharpshooter like , much less one who can bang. He needs a big shot, and very soon, to win this fight. We need the referee to look after both fighters. I think this fight will be won at distance.
Eubank misses a big left and walks onto a right hand, but eats it and charges forward. His opponent, the Wba super-Mw champion George Groves, has a boxing record of 27-3-0 20 knockouts and he entered as the No. The overall prize fund for the first series of the World Boxing Super Series is estimated at just under a cool £20 million British pounds. Eubank started the ninth well when a combination caught the Londoner. When Eubank, 28, tried to attack he was prodded back by the low- swinging left arm that Groves whips into a jab.