James DeGale along with Chris Eubank Jr. squared up on top of the world-famous O2 now ahead of their much-anticipated fight in the stadium on February 23.
Going toe to toe with the stunning London skyline as the backdrop, the pair confronted 52 meters above floor flat on the Up At The O-2 walkway — with the city’s brooding clouds a ideal match for its struggle ’s name — A Storm Is Coming.
The fighters place foot onto the landmark’s famous canvas roof until they enter the ring staged underneath it upon 23 where they each will try to ship one other tumbling into the canvas in 46, since they count down.
Donning ITV Box Office-branded goggles and robes for the event, the fighters lasted the build-up with their orgasmic super-middleweight struggle with a few words into one another since they were filmed by a drone as a portion of the station ’s fight promotion ahead of its exclusive live coverage.
James DeGale said: “This really is a view — if my arm is raised by the referee by the conclusion of the fight, however the very sight for me personally is. By knock out or pointsway I’m departing the winner to the ring. Possessing the London skyline while the back ground is entirely acceptable — I’m planning for the stars, but first I aim to overcome Chris Eubank at The O2. ”
Chris Eubank Jr said: “I’m directly at the top of my game — also that I want the city to shake up with the effect of my punches. The single view rsquo; s going to stick once I lay him out in his brain is always looking up from the picture . ”
The battle will be revealed exclusively dwell on ITV Box-office and Includes a full undercard such as Lee Selby’s large ring reunite against Omar Douglas, also a Heavy Weight crash involving Commonwealth Champion Joe Joyce along with challenger and Deadly World Champion Bermane Stiverne and also the British Lightheavyweight Title Eliminator involving Andre Sterling along with Ricky Summers.
As an additional benefit for fight fans, later in the day ITV box-office will contain live coverage of their WBC Super Middleweight title fight between Avni Yildirim and Anthony Dirrell. All the actions out of this coNFLict will come from Minneapolis, Minnesota following a conclusion of DeGale v Eubank Jr..
Mark Pougatch hosts reside from ringside, together with commentary from Ronald McIntosh and Duke McKenzie, and reporting out of Gabriel Clarke.
Brought to you by ITV box-office, Premier Boxing Champions and promoted by Poxon Sports, access into the big function is priced at £19.95 and is currently available to buy for Sky customers.
Richard Poxon said: “Fight fans may get a banquet of Boxing — using an all-British headline fight between two of the country’s greatest fighters in recent years, the full undercard, and the switch into the WBC title contest between Dirrell and Yildirim. It’s a Massive night for the Super Middleweight division and it’s all on ITV Box-office. ”
Information on the best way best to get into the big function can be present by the end with the release in Notes To Editors.
Late this past year, ITV announced a ground-breaking new bargain together with Haymon Sports and Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) to bring exclusive coverage of exciting PBC world class Boxing events into ITV Audiences and fight fans in britain.
The world activity from events for another few years include free to air broadcasts on ITV’s channels, including ITV main station and ITV4 along with ITV Hub, and may also consist of pay per views on ITV’s PPV station, ITV box-office.