EDMONTON, Alberta, Canada (July 9, 2017) – In a continuing campaign to make
it a network destination for Canadian boxing fans, Super Channel has
announced its subscribers across Canada will be able to watch this
Saturday’s action from London, headlined by International Boxing
Organization (IBO) Super Middleweight World Champion *Chris Eubank Jr*.
against 3-time, 2-division world titlist *”King” Arthur Abraham*, starting
at 2:30 p.m. ET / 11:30 a.m. PT, live from The SES Arena, Wembley, in
Four championship fights on the exciting “Eubank Jr. vs. Abraham” card,
promoted by Poxon Sports in association with Team Sauerland, will air live
on Super Channel.
Super Channel has recently aired Brook vs. Spence Jr. and Pacquiao-Horn,
live from the UK and Australia, respectively.
“We are delighted to have yet another world-class bout to bring to Canadian
fight fans,” said Troy Wassill. Dorector of Programming, Domestic
Distributors & Sports for Super Channel. “The phenomenal response on social
media we had to the Pacquiao vs Horn bout we recently aired, goes to show
that Canadian viewers are hungry for more great boxing action and we intend
The 27-year-old, British-born Eubank Jr. (24-1, 19 KOs) is the son of *Chris
Eubank Sr*., (45-5-2, 23 KOs), the former World Boxing Organization (WBO)
super middleweight and middleweight world champion, who co-trains and
manages his son.
Eubank Jr. is a former Interim World Boxing Association (WBA) Middleweight
World Champion. The rising British star captured the IBO title this past
February, stopping *Renold Quinlan* (11-1, 7 KOs) in the 10th round. His
July 15th fight versus Abraham will be his first IBO title defense.
Eubank is also world rated No. 5 by the World Boxing Council (WBC), No. 8
by the International Boxing Federation (IBF).
The far more experienced Abraham (46-5, 30 KOs), fighting out of Berlin,
Germany, Is the IBO No. 1 ranked contender. The tough Armenia-native is a
two-time WBO super middleweight world champion, in addition to being a
former IBF Middleweight World Champion. Remarkably, he is 18-4 (9 KOs) in
world championships, 7-4 (4 KOs) against former or current world champions.
Past world champions Abraham has defeated during his 17-year professional
career includes *Raul Marquez*, *Hector Javier Velazco*, *Jermain
Stieglitz* three times, and *Giovanni De Carolis*. “King” Arthur also holds
victories over world-class opponents such as *Martin Murray*, *Paul Smith*
twice, *Lajuan Simon*, *Edison Miranda* twice, *Khoren Gevor*, *Sebastian
Demers*, *Kofi Jantuah*, *Kingsley Ikeke*, *Robin Krasniqi* and *Howard
Four of Abraham’s five career losses have been to world champions *Carl
Froch*, *Andre Ward*, *Gilberto Ramirez *and Stieglitz, who is the only
opponent to stop Abraham, winner of 10 of his last 11 fights, the most
recent a 12-round unanimous decision win over Krasniqi (46-4, 17 KOs) this
past April in Germany.
Abraham is the No. 1 ranked WBO super middleweight, WBA No. 4, and No. 7 by
the IBF and *The Ring* magazine.
Welshman *”Lightning” Lee Selby* (24-1, 9 KOs) makes his third defense of
his IBF Featherweight World title, which he originally captured May 30,
2015, taking an eighth-round technical decision over previously
Gradovich* (19-0-1, 9 KOs).
In the 12-round co-feature, the popular Selby will face his stiffest
challenge in former WBA Featherweight World Champion *Jonathan Victor
“Yoni” Barros* (41-4-1, 22 KOs), of Argentina, the IBF No. 1 contender.
Also scheduled to air live on Super Channel on July 15th are a pair of
interesting 12-round match-ups as highly-touted *Kid Galahad* (22-0, 13
KOs) defends his IBF Inter-Continental featherweight title against the
stiffest test of his young career, Mexican challenger *Jose “El Tigre”
Cayetano* (21-5, 10 KOs), as well as undefeated WBA Continental super
lightweight champion *Robbie Davis Jr.* (15-0, 11 KOs), ranked No. 4 by the
IBF, puts his belt on the line versus *Michal Syrowatka* (18-1, 6 KOs), of
To see the “Eubank Jr. vs. Abraham” live, as well as more exciting boxing
to come, fight fans in Canada can contact their local cable provider to
subscribe to Super Channel and all that it has to offer, including premium
series, movies and much more, for as low as $9.95 per month.