Super middleweight contender George Groves got back to winning ways with a unanimous decision over Christopher Rebrasse in London on Saturday, lifting the European championship in the process.
George Groves is intent on moving past his two high-profile losses to Carl Froch when he meets European super middleweight champ Christopher Rebrasse at the Wembley Arena in London on Saturday. The winner will move closer to a shot at newly crowned WBC 168-pound titleholder Anthony Dirrell.
Fight fans from around the globe share their thoughts on the Nonito Donaire-Nicholas Walters fight and the red-hot featherweight division, Manny Pacquiao’s place among the all-time greats, Carl Froch’s next move, Artur Beterbiev and some interesting middleweight mythical matchups in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Super middleweight contender George Groves spoke with Tom Gray about bouncing back from his crushing loss to Carl Froch, sparring with Gennady Golovkin, his thoughts on the Sakio Bika-Anthony Dirrell fight and his plans to challenge the winner of the WBC title match.
Talks are continuing for a potential bout between IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. potentially for Jan. 24 at the MGM in Las Vegas, Top Rank CEO Bob Arum confirmed to RingTV.com.
Carl Froch’s promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport says he is “very keen” on matching the IBF super middleweight titleholder against ex-middleweight beltholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. late this year or in spring of 2015. Hearn spoke to RingTV.com on Tuesday.
The manager of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. said that the he is willing “look at” a potential offer to fight IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch “if it comes,” adding that the fighter’s father and legendary former world champion would be among those consulted.
Despite negotiations for a showdown with Gennady Golovkin falling short, Top Rank’s Bob Arum looks toward promoting a possible bout between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and IBF 168-pound titlist Carl Froch.
Fight fans were treated to many world-class fights and events internationally last week, and THE RING’s divisional and pound-for-pound rankings were affected by the action. Nobody made more noise than Carl Froch who won his anticipated rematch with Geroge Groves.
RingTV.com’s Tom Gray was ringside for Carl Froch’s eighth-round KO of George Groves in their historic rematch in London. Gray, who was also at the post-fight presser, presents the comments from both teams after the stirring event.
Amidst an electric soccer-style atmosphere, Carl Froch claimed an eighth-round stoppage victory to wipe the slate clean in his rematch with countryman George Groves.
Carl Froch hailed his eighth-round KO victory over George Groves at Wembley Stadium on Saturday as the greatest night of his entire career. The super middleweight grudge rematch attracted an 80,000 crowd in London, England – a record for British boxing.
Carl Froch stopped George Groves with an enormous straight right hand at 2:34 of the eighth round of their rematch before an estimated 80,000 Saturday at Wembley Stadium in London.