Boxing News Archives: November 22, 2017

Video: Chris Eubank Jr explosive speed & power

Chris Eubank Jr shows off his devastating punching power & speed.

With the recent announcement which reported earlier today of Chris Eubank Junior February 2018 fight date against George Groves, we start to take a closer look at the preparation for what will hopefully be a fight to remember. The video below illustrates to us just some of Chris Eubank Junior’s attributes as a boxer – and we have to say he looks deadly! Eubank Jr can be seen unleashing devastating power and speed in the video at a punching machine (notably around 3 minutes in). The exact date/time this video was taken hasn’t been confirmed but we understand it would’ve been at some point late last year or the start ...

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Sergey Kovalev vs Vyacheslav Shabranskyy

Very few times in boxing history has a knockout loss had a positive impact on a fighter’s career moving forward. Roy Jones post knockout to Antonio Tarver, was never the same fighter, George Forman after his knockout to Muhammad Ali didn’t fight for years having to overcome mentally what happened. Manny Pacquiao was successful post knockout to Juan Manuel Marquez, however Pacquiao didn’t have the same aggression pre knockout. The question coming into this weekend’s fight will be Can Sergey Kovalev bring back his “Krushing” ways against Vyachelav Shabranskyy, or have we seen the end of Krusher Kovalev as we ...

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Groves vs Eubank Jr set for February in Manchester

George Groves will defend his WBA Super-Middleweight title against Chris Eubank Jr in the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) Semi Final at the Manchester Arena, on the 17th February 2018. Groves, last fought at the Manchester Arena when he took on Carl Froch in the first of their two clashes. Groves was hoping this fight would take place in London, where he is from. Groves got to the Semi Final by defeating Jamie Cox within four rounds in the Quarter Final and Eubank Jr beat Avni Yildirim via KO in the third round. The two Brits have been exchanging words ...

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Spence Jr to have first title defence in January 2018

World Welterweight champion, Errol Spence Jr, will defend his IBF title for the first time against Lamont Peterson in New York,  on the 20th January 2018. Spence, 27 ( 22-0, 19 KO’s) won the title when defeating Kell Brook in May, and was hoping for a unification bout with WBA and WBC champion, Keith Thurman, but Thurman was sidelined with an elbow injury. Spence spoke about the future fight and his opponent, Peterson at a press conference. “It’s finally time to defend my title, capture more titles and become the undisputed welterweight champion of the world. That’s what I’m ready to ...

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