Next fight of Chris Eubank Jr. is not determined yet.
This sparring took place in 2014 when Carl Froch was getting ready for George Groves rematch. Chris Eubank Jr was Carl Froch’s chief sparring partner in the build up to this fight. At that time Eubank Jr was 24 years old with a 14-0 record. He was brought into Froch’s camp to replicate the ferocity of the youthful Groves and as such gave the world champion all he could handle in the gym.
In the main event of the evening at the O2 Arena in London, Chris Eubank Jr. (27-2, 21 KOs) scored a unanimous decision over former world champion James DeGale (25-2-1, 15 KOs). The scores were 114-112, 115-112, and 117-109. The last score is more adequate than the first two. Eubank Jr. also won the vacant IBO super middleweight title.
Live broadcast of the boxing evening from the O2 Arena in London, in the main event of which the long-awaited fight will take place between Chris Eubank Jr. (27-2, 21 KOs) and James DeGale (25-2-1, 15 KOs) for the vacant IBO super middleweight title.
British Callum Smith praised George Groves, who went to the finals of the World Boxing Super Series, defeating Chris Eubank Jr. Smith can meet Groves in WBSS final if he can defeat Jurgen Brahmer on February 24 in Germany.
According to CompuBox, the fight between George Groves and Chris Eubank Jr. proved to be very close and even. In each of the 12 rounds, the difference in the number of landed punches did not exceed 6 blows. At the same time, Groves was slightly more accurate in power punches, reaching 37.7% of the thrown blows against 21.2% of Eubank.