The second finale of the World Boxing Super Series in the super middleweight division between the two British fighters Callum Smith and George Groves official was appointed on September 28 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. For Groves the Super Series final will be his third defense of his WBA title. For Smith, the owner of the WBC diamond belt, this will be the first chance to challenge the championship belt. According to the organizers, the vacant title of The Ring magazine will also be at stake.
The final of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) in the super middleweight division between WBA Champion George Groves and Callum Smith will take place on September 29. The meeting will be held in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia). Initially, the duel was scheduled for July, but was postponed due to Groves' injury.
WBA super middleweight champion George Groves says he would be forced to get operation on his left shoulder, which he injured in the final 12th round in a duel against Chris Eubank Jr. on February 17 in Manchester. Thus, the final of World Boxing Super Series at the super middleweight will be postponed until July. Initially, Groves and Callum Smith, the second finalist, were due to meet on June 2 in London.
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.