George Groves knocks out Jamie Cox in Super Series bout

Aubrey Yates
October 15, 2017

Chris Eubank Jr was ringside alongside father, aka, English to witness the victory.Labelled as the Battle of Britain, Groves and IBO holder Eubank Jr will meet around late January time to determine who makes the final of the World Boxing Super Series.

And Eubank Jr is now looking forward to delivering a fight the fans have been calling for.

The victor of tonight's quarter final will advance to the semi final round against Chris Eubank Jr. and the victor of that will move to the finals for the Ali Trophy.

"I was in tremendous form going into the tournament, it's another good win", said Groves.

But Groves' superiority told and Cox was already beginning to slow when a right hook to the body sent him to knees and he was unable to make the beat the count.

"I've worked my whole life to become world champion", said 29-year-old Groves.

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"I know what needs to be done and I'm feeling very good".

"Now we've got the super fight for the fans".

Joe Hewlett is lead writer for World Boxing News.

Each category offers a $25m (£19m) prize fund and a trophy named after late boxing great Muhammad Ali, with the victor of each expected to receive $10m (£7.6m) in total over the three victories needed to land the title.

Whilst the contest continued, Cox didn't go down without a fight, hitting the world champion with some swift counter punches.

Smith will face the victor of the fourth quarter-final between Germany's Juergen Braehmer and American Rob Brant, who fight in Germany on 27 October.

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