James DeGale meets Chris Eubank Jr tonight (Saturday February 23) at the O2 Arena in London. The hostility between the two has mounted and DeGale returns to England determined to recapture the support of the crowd. Eubank Jr, after a chastening defeat to George Groves, has a point to prove. That he can be a threat at world level.
12 three-minute rounds at 168lbs.
ITV Box Office will screen the event in the UK, costing £19.95 starting at 7pm. Building up programming will start free to watch on ITV 4 at 6pm.
Showtime Sports televise in the USA, the opening bout of their broadcast will be at 3:45 p.m. ET/12:45 p.m. PT.
Joe Joyce and Bermane Stiverne meet in an eye-catching heavyweight clash. Stiverne is a former world champion, albeit in poor form, while Joyce, an Olympic silver medallist, has only had seven professional contests.
Former featherweight world champion Lee Selby returns from defeat to Josh Warringon. He’ll box at lightweight against Omar Douglas.