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Eubank Jr v Williams: Fight time, undercard, prediction, odds & more

This highly anticipated grudge fight was first scheduled to take place in December, only to be moved once due to Williams’ recurring shoulder injury, and then again after Covid-19 put a halt to boxing shows British in January.

However, the British middleweight duo will finally settle their differences this weekend as Eubank Jr travel to their rival’s hometown in a bid to take a key and high-profile milestone on their journey back to the top run. world title.

The 32-year-old has enjoyed a five-game winning streak since his second professional loss to George Groves in early 2019 and was last seen forcing Wanik Awdijan out of action after five innings at Newcastle in October.

Eubank Jr will be the favorite to beat Williams but cannot underestimate the battle-hardened Welshman, who challenged for the WBO title in his last outing in April 2021 but was comfortably dispatched by the talented Demetrius Andrade in Florida.

‘The Machine’ is a tough and enduring client, otherwise known for his two encounters with Liam Smith in 2017.

Saturday’s undercard is headlined by the British debut of the great Claressa Shields, who defends her WBA, WBC and IBF middleweight titles against Ema Kozin as she prepares for an undisputed blockbuster showdown with arch-nemesis and British WBO champion Savannah Marshall.

Former Tyson Fury opponent Otto Wallin is also in action with Chris Jr’s cousin Harlem Eubank and debuting pro Caroline Dubois.

Eubank Jr vs Williams full card/undercard fight

Chris Eubank Jr vs Liam Williams

Claressa Shields vs Ema Kozin

Samuel Antwi vs. Conah Walker

Chris Jenkins vs. Julius Indongo

Rhys Edwards vs. Ruslan Berchuk

Otto Wallin vs. Kamil Sokolowski

Harlem Eubank vs. Viorel Simion

Steve Robinson vs. Shane Gill

Caroline Dubois versus Vaida Masiokaite

Eubank Jr vs Williams date, start time, location and ring walks

After being delayed twice, Eubank Jr vs Williams is set to take place on Saturday February 5, 2022.

The fight takes place at Cardiff International Arena in the Welsh capital.

As always, the exact time of the main event will depend on the duration of the undercard bouts, but the ring walks are expected around 10 p.m. GMT.

How to watch Eubank Jr vs. Williams

TV channel: Saturday night’s event is shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Arena, with coverage starting at 7.30pm.


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