Chris Eubank Jr. and Liam Williams are set for a grudge match in Wales on February 5. Each will look to find a way to silence the other while securing a title opportunity along the way.
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 title British against Nick Blackwell two years later. A former IBO super middleweight champion, Eubank lost the belt to George Groves in the super middleweight semifinals of the World Boxing Super Series. Since then, he has enjoyed a five-fight winning streak, even with a lengthy layoff between fights.
Making his professional debut in 2011, Williams is a former British and Commonwealth Light Middleweight and British Middleweight Champion. In his last fight in April, Williams lost to Demetrius Andrade for the WBO middleweight title.
Claressa Shields will also defend 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. A two-time Olympic gold medalist, Shields hopes to take on WBO middleweight champion Savannah Marshall with a victory.
Kozin last fought in May, beating Radana Knezevic via TKO. The undefeated fighter is a former WBC interim middleweight champion and made her debut in 2016.
Here’s all the info you need to watch the Chris Eubank Jr. vs. Liam Williams fight card.
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When is the Chris Eubank Jr. vs. Liam Williams fight?
- Dated: February 5, 2022
- Start time: 1 p.m. ET
- Main event: 5 p.m. ET (approx.)
The Chris Eubank Jr. vs. Liam Williams card is set to take place on February 5. The fight was due to take place on January 29, but all British fights in January have been postponed by the British Boxing Board of Control. The main card will begin around 1 p.m. ET, and the main event is scheduled to start at 5 p.m. ET, depending on the length of the undercard bouts. Claressa Shields is expected to hit the ring around 3 p.m. ET.
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 on FITE.tv. Outside the US, you can watch the fight on Sky Sports.
How much is Eubank Jr. vs. Williams?
Eubank and Williams will face off on FITE.tv and you can watch it for $29.99. This includes the Claressa Shields vs. Ema Kozin fight.
Where does Eubank Jr. vs. Williams take place?
Chris Eubank Jr. will face Liam Williams on February 5 from the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales.
Eubank Jr. vs. Williams Odds
According to FanDuel Sports Betting, Liam Williams is the +205 underdog, meaning a $48.78 bet will result in a profit of $100. Eubank is the -280 favorite, meaning a $280 bet results in a profit of $100.
According to Sports interactionsEubank is the -266 favorite while Liam Williams is the +187 underdog.
File and biography of Chris Eubank Jr.
- Nationality: British
- Not: September 18, 1989
- Height: 5-11
- To reach: 73 inches
- Registration: 31-2, with 23 knockouts
Liam Williams file, biography
- Nationality: Welsh
- Not: May 26, 1992
- Height: 5-10
- To reach: 70 inches
- Registration: 23-3-1 with 18 KOs
Claressa Shields dossier, biography
- Nationality: American
- Not: March 17, 1995
- Height: 5-8
- To reach: 68 inches
- Registration: 11-0 with two knockouts
Dossier of Ema Kozin, biography
- Nationality: Slovenian
- Not: December 2, 1998
- Height: 5-8 1/2
- To reach: N / A
- Registration: 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 against Vaida Masiokaite
- Chris Jenkins vs. Julius Indongo
- Otto Wallin vs. Kamil Sokolowski