Chris Eubank Jr. and Liam Williams are set for a grudge match in Wales on February 5. Each will look for a way to shut the other up while securing a title shot down the road.
The son of former world champion Chris Eubank, Eubank Jr. made his professional debut in 2011. He unsuccessfully challenged Billy Joe Saunders for the European, British and Commonwealth middleweight titles in 2014, but won the British title against Nick Blackwell two years later. Eubank, a former IBO super middleweight champion, lost the belt to George Groves in the World Boxing Super Series super middleweight semifinals. Since then, he has had a five-fight winning streak, even with a long layoff between fights.
Making his professional debut in 2011, Williams is a former British Light Middleweight and British Middleweight Champion. In his last fight in April, Williams lost to Demetrius Andrade for the WBO middleweight title.
Also on the card will be Claressa Shields defending her WBA, WBC, IBF and The Ring middleweight titles against Ema Kozin. Shields last fought in March 2021, defeating Marie-Eve Dicaire for the IBF, WBA and The Ring light middleweight titles. Shields, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, hopes to take on WBO middleweight champion Savannah Marshall with a win.
Kozin last fought in May, defeating Radana Knezevic via technical knockout. The undefeated fighter is a former interim WBC middleweight champion and made her debut in 2016.
Here’s all the info you need to watch the Chris Eubank Jr. vs. Chris Eubank Jr. fight card. Liam Williams.
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When is the fight between Chris Eubank Jr. and Liam Williams?
- Date: February 5, 2022
- Start time: 3 p.m. ET
- Main event: 5:15 p.m. ET (approximately)
The undercard of Chris Eubank Jr. vs. Liam Williams is scheduled for February 5. The fight was supposed to take place on January 29, but all UK fights in January were postponed by the British Boxing Board of Control. The main card will kick off around 3 p.m. ET, with the main event expected to kick off at 5:15 p.m.
How to watch Chris Eubank Jr. vs. Liam Williams
For American audiences, you can watch Chris Eubank Jr. vs. Liam Williams and Claressa Shields vs. Ema Kozin at FITE.tv. Outside of the US, you can watch the fight on Sky Sports.
How much is Eubank Jr. vs. Williams?
Eubank and Williams will square off on FITE.tv and you can watch it for $29.99. That includes the fight between Claressa Shields and Ema Kozin.
Where does Eubank Jr. vs. Eubank take place? Williams?
Chris Eubank Jr. will face Liam Williams on February 5 from inside the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales.
Eubank Jr. vs. Williams Odds
According to the FanDuel bookmaker, Liam Williams is the +205 loser, which means that a bet of $48.78 will result in a profit of $100. Eubank is the -280 favorite, which means a bet of $280 results in a profit of $100.
According to Sports InteractionEubank is the -266 favorite while Liam Williams is the +187 underdog.
Record and biography of Chris Eubank Jr.
- Nationality: British
- Was born: September 18, 1989
- Height: 5-11
- Attain: 73 inches
- Record: 31-2, with 23 knockouts
Liam Williams Record, Biography
- Nationality: Welsh
- Was born: May 26, 1992
- Height: 5-10
- Attain: 70 inches
- Record: 23-3-1 with 18 knockouts
Claressa Shields Registry, Biography
- Nationality: American
- Was born: March 17, 1995
- Height: 5-8
- Attain: 68 inches
- Record: 11-0 with two knockouts
Emma Kozin’s record, biography
- Nationality: Slovenian
- Was born: December 2, 1998
- Height: 5-8 1/2
- Attain: N/A
- Record: 21-0-1 with 11 knockouts
Chris Eubank Jr. vs. Liam Williams fight card
- Chris Eubank Jr. vs. Liam Williams
- Claressa Shields (c) vs. Ema Kozin for the WBC, WBA, IBF, WBF middleweight titles
- Samuel Antwi (c) vs. Conah Walker for the English Welterweight Title
- Caroline Dubois vs. vaida masiokaite
- Chris Jenkins vs. Julius Indongo
- Otto Wallin vs. Kamil Sokolowski
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.