George Groves (Saint George) challenges Chris Eubank Jr.'s (Next Gen) WBA (Super) super-middleweight belt. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.
This fight between George Groves and Chris Eubank Jr. took place on at the Manchester Arena, Manchester, England.
At 182 cm, George Groves is the taller of the two by 4 cms; Chris Eubank Jr. is 178 cm. Despite being the shorter fighter, Eubank Jr. has longer reach of 185 cm, which is 2 cms longer than Groves' 183 cm. Eubank Jr. also has a 6 cm ape index advantage over Groves.
Groves is coming in to this fight with a record of 27-3 (20 KOs). His last fight was 4 months and 3 days ago against Jamie Cox, which he won via 4th round KO.Eubank Jr. comes in with a record of 26-1 (20 KOs). His last fight was 4 months and 10 days ago against Avni Yıldırım, which he won via 3rd round KO.
Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.
On the day of the fight, Groves will be 29 years and 10 months old. Eubank Jr. will be 28 years and 4 months old.
After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at a rare 50-50 for both the fighters — either fighter could win this fight with equal probability. Here is the prediction for Groves vs. Eubank Jr.
George Groves defeated Chris Eubank Jr. via 12 round UD. Eubank Jr.'s 8 fight win streak comes to an end, and Groves advances his win streak to 7. Groves is now 28-3, and Eubank Jr. 26-2.