Super middleweight contender Chris Eubank Jr. will face JJ McDonagh in the reserve match for the World Boxing Super Series super middleweight tournament final Sept. 28 at The Indoor Sports Hall at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, WBSS officials announced Tuesday night.
When is Eubank Jr vs McDonagh and what time does it start
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Chris Euabnk Jr will fight JJ McDonagh on the undercard of the WBSS Final between George Groves and Callum Smith.
Coverage of this event will start at 6pm on ITV Box Office and depending on the schedule will take place just before the main event.
This fight will take place at the King Abdullah Sports City arena in Jeddah.
What TV channel is Groves vs Smith on?
ITV hold the rights to The World Boxing Super Series.
This fight is set to be a pay-per-view event and available through ITV Box Office.
Groves vs Smith costs £16.95 with no added charges.
For Virgin Media broadband customers, the fight will cost you only £14.95 on the pay-per-view platform.
You can contact your broadband operator or use your remote control to purchase this event.
Coverage on ITV Box Office begins at 6pm
How can I live stream Groves vs Smith?
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 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.
Eubank-McDonagh is a scheduled 10-round fight that will take place on the undercard of the 168-pound tournament final between world titleholder George Groves and British countryman Callum Smith. If either Groves or Smith is unable to compete in the final, Eubank would take his position and have a chance to win the Muhammad Ali Trophy that will be awarded to the tournament winner.
Eubank (26-2, 20 KOs), 29, of England, was part of the eight-man tournament field, knocking out Avni Yildirim in the third round of the quarterfinals 11 months ago and then losing a unanimous decision to Groves in the semifinals.
“I have been training hard in [Las] Vegas, and I am looking be a part of the event in Jeddah,” Eubank said. “I am preparing for any scenario that may present itself.”
McDonagh (16-4, 8 KOs), 32, a southpaw from Ireland, is taking a massive step up in opposition against Eubank. McDonagh turned pro in 2009 and has faced extremely low-level opposition.