WBA Super-middleweight champion George Groves has decided to face fellow Brit Jamie Cox in the quarter-finals of the first World Boxing Super Series.

Groves is not the only British fighter to participate in the series as Callum Smith will fight Erik Skoglund of Sweden at the same weight.

There is also a place for Chris Eubank Jr if he beats Arthur Abraham on July 15th.

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The tournament features eight fighters at both super-middleweight and cruiserweight.

The winners will win a share of $50m prize money and the Muhammad Ali trophy.

Any fighters with world titles will also be putting their belts on the line.

Speaking after the draw which took place in Monte Carlo, George Groves revealed that picking Jamie Cox was a strategic decision.

It’s a long tournament and you pick the easy guys first.

The first matches are set to take place in September/October with the finals in May 2018.