Boxing fans in the kingdom have just got a big reason to celebrate.
According to West London Sport, the World Boxing Super Series super-middleweight final will be held on the 28th of September in Jeddah.
The bout will be between George Groves in his third WBA title defense against Callum Smith who will be playing his first-ever world title fight.
The match will take place in the King Abdullah Sports City and the winner will be presented with the first-ever Muhammad Ali Trophy.
— World Boxing Super Series (@WBSuperSeries) July 27, 2018
Before Jeddah was finalized, different cities like Manchester, London and the Midlands were also considered.
The fight marks Groves’ first major fight since 2014, which was against Carl Froch. “I’m incredibly excited that the fight has been formally confirmed to take place in Jeddah. I’m excited and sure this final will eclipse every WBSS fight to date for excitement and drama,” said Groves.
The promising Smith said “I am excited to be part of such a big night of boxing. It began with the red carpet treatment (at the competition draw) in Monaco and will end with more of the same in Jeddah.”