Valentine’s Day is here, yet there is still no love to be lost or found when it comes to Carl Froch and George Groves, who will lock horns again on May 31 in, arguably, the most anticipated All-British rematch since Chris Eubank-Nigel Benn II.
The anticipated rematch between IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch and George Groves appears to be on for late May in the UK after deals were struck with both fighters. The IBF confirmed on Wednesday that the rematch will not go to purse bids.
British super middleweight contender George Groves is demanding the British Boxing Board of Control rule his controversial TKO loss to IBF titleholder Carl Froch last November a ‘no contest’.
George Groves made a request to the IBF to increase his purse from 15 percent to 25 percent for the mandated rematch with Carl Froch. That request was denied Thursday by the organization. Check out this and other news of the day in Lem’s Latest.
Super middleweight champ Andre Ward spoke to RingTV’s Bill Emes about his lawsuit, a potential fight with George Groves (for which he says he might be willing to travel to England) and had a few choice words for former foe Carl Froch and potential rival Gennady Golvokin.
The IBF has ordered an “immediate” rematch of Carl Froch’s controversial win over George Groves last November.
Jean Pascal was the clear winner in a mostly one-sided Canadian mega fight against hometown rival Lucian Bute in Montreal, where the showdown was well received, but the former light heavyweight champ did not look like a world-beater en route to his decision victory.
Lucian Bute was not surprised when informed that 21 of 22 insiders polled by RingTV.com picked Jean Pascal to beat him in their light heavyweight fight on Saturday in Montreal on HBO, but the former super middleweight beltholder remains confident of victory.
RingTV.com polled 22 boxing insiders as to their thoughts on what will transpire in the anticipated Jean Pascal-Lucian Bute light heavyweight showdown that takes place Saturday in Montreal on HBO.
Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor ended a 14-month ring absence with Saturday night’s seventh-round technical knockout of Juan Carlos Candelo.
RING super middleweight champion Andre Ward has filed suit against promoter Dan Goossen in an attempt to gain freedom from what he views as an unfairly lengthy contract.
Former middleweight champ Jermain Taylor on those who criticize his comeback, which continues on Saturday: “They told me that I was never going to be a world champion and I did that. Now, they’re looking at me and they’re saying that same thing, that I can’t come back and win a world title.”
Adonis Stevenson, Carl Froch, Gennady Golovkin, Sergey Kovalev and Tim Bradley are among those to be featured over the course of 10 bouts and five nights starting on Dec. 23 on HBO’s on “Boxing’s Best.”
Fight fans share their thoughts on Adonis Stevenson’s and Sergey Kovalev’s crushing Saturday victories and a potential showdown between the light heavyweight punchers, as well as dream ‘Super Six’ tournaments, James Kirkland-Glen Tapia, and more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
RingTV.com spoke to super middleweight contender George Groves about his controversial stoppage defeat to British rival Carl Froch, the aftermath of the thrilling but ultimately unsatisfying IBF title bout and the rematch that boxing fans want to see.
David Haye pulled out of his showdown with Tyson Fury for the second time following shoulder surgery that could signal the end of his career. The former heavyweight titleholder, who hasn’t fought since last July, has been dropped from THE RING’s rankings.