What time is George Groves vs Callum Smith fight, who is on the undercard and what TV and live stream is it on?

GEORGE GROVES puts his WBA super-middleweight title on the line against Callum Smith on Friday night.

The fight doubles up as the final of the World Boxing Super Series and takes place in Saudi Arabia.

 George Groves and Callum Smith face off

George Groves and Callum Smith face off

What time is Groves vs Smith?

The fight takes place this Friday night – September 28.

It will be hosted at the King Abdullah Sports City Arena in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The ring walks be at 9pm on the dot, as confirmed by promoter Kalle Sauerland.

How can I watch Groves vs Smith on TV?

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 £14.95 on the pay-per-view platform.
  • Contact your broadband operator or use your remote control to purchase this event.
  • Coverage on ITV Box Office will begin at 6pm.

Alternatively, follow all of the latest with SunSport's live blog on Friday night.

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.

What have the fighters said?

Groves: "He doesn’t win fights as easily or as convincingly as he should do. He ­labours to a points victory or a late stoppage. His biggest win is over Rocky ­Fielding, which he did win early.

Smith: "Every fight has been aiming towards this one. I do feel every fight I’ve had so far I’ve never really been fully satisfied. I’ve never really enjoyed any of my wins. No disrespect but it’s always been about the next title to get to being a world champion. I’ve finally got that chance now. I’m fighting for the chance to become the No  1 fighter in the division and the best in the world.

Who is fighting on the undercard?

Chris Eubank Jr – who Groves dispatched of in the semi-final – fights on the undercard.

It is the only fight announced so far on the undercard.

Eubank Jr has announced a late-minute opponent to face JJ McDonagh after missing out on the WBSS final.

McDonagh displayed one of the knockouts of the year when he defeated Jake Ball for the WBA International Light-Heavyweight title in November 2016.

Middleweight bout: Chris Eubank (26-2) vs JJ McDonagh (16-4)

What are the latest odds?

  • George Groves 8/11
  • Callum Smith evens
  • Bookies expect the fight to go the distance at 4/7
  • 5/4 not to
  • Groves decision most likely method of victory at 7/4
  • Smith decision 11/4
  • Groves KO/TKO 3/1
  • Smith KO/TKO7/2
  • Draw 20/1
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GEORGE GROVES puts his WBA super-middleweight title on the line against Callum Smith on Friday night.