GEORGE GROVES takes on Chris Eubank Jr in the World Boxing Super Series semi-final on 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.
The ring walks are expected at 10pm, and 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.
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.
Manchester City Vs Arsenal: Raheem Sterling Is Major Injury Doubt For Carabao Cup Final Against Gunners, Reveals Pep Guardiola
RAHEEM STERLING is an injury doubt for the Carabao Cup final Arsenal against Arsenal on Sunday.
The England winger missed the FA Cup defeat at Wigan on Monday night after reporting a tight hamstring in training.
Reuters Pep Guardiola has revealed Raheem Sterling is a doubt for the Carabao Cup final
Reuters The Manchester City winger is currently battling a minor hamstring problem
And Pep Guardiola revealed on Friday he is unsure whether he will be ready to face the Gunners.
That would be a blow for the 23-year-old – who was brought up in North London and loves playing at Wembley.
Guardiola said: “He had a problem with muscle, he had a problem against Basel.
“I don’t know if he’s ready for Sunday.”
EPA The 23-year-old failed to feature in the FA Cup defeat against Wigan last Monday
Reuters Raheem Sterling has been in inspired form for the Citizens this season, banging in 20 goals in all competitions
However Gabriel Jesus is set to return to the City squad after almost two months out with a knee ligament problem.
The Brazilian has been training for the past few days and will have a fitness test before they travel to London on Saturday.
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Guardiola said: “With Gabriel we’ll see on Saturday, he made a third sessions with the team so every day he is better.
“He’s so important, when people say about four titles, you have to be everything going well, when your full-back is injured six months.
France Vs Italy Six Nations Rugby: Kick-off Time, Tv Channel, Live Stream And Team News For Guiseppe Garibaldi Trophy
FOLLOWING two narrow defeats in their opening two matches, France aim to begin a resurgence as they face bottom side Italy in the first fixture of the this week’s Six Nations.
Jacques Brunel’s team suffered a 13-15 loss to Ireland on the opening weekend, before another close encounter with Scotland in match week two – that also ended with them being beaten.
Reuters France are looking for their first win in 11 months as they face Italy
Italy have been hammered by England and Ireland in their first two matches but have turned on the attacking style, scoring five tries so far this tournament.
The Italians’ last victory in the Six Nations came in 2015, when they beat Scotland at Murrayfield 22-19.
What times does France vs Italy kick-off?
THIS match will take place on Friday, February 23 at the Stade Velodrome, Marseille.
The game will kick-off at 8:00pm.
Manchester City Boss Pep Guardiola Charged By Fa For Wearing Yellow Ribbon, Breaching ‘political Message’ Rules
MANCHESTER CITY boss Pep Guardiola has been charged by the FA over a “political message” for wearing a yellow ribbon.
The Spaniard explained his reasoning for wearing the token in December, saying it was in support of imprisoned Catalan politicians.
AFP Pep Guardiola has been charged by the FA for wearing his yellow ribbon
At the time, Guardiola revealed he was happy to face a fine or suspension for the stunt – for the good cause.
The City chief claimed: “If they want to suspend me – Uefa, Premier League, Fifa. It’s OK”.
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