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’.
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.
Junior featherweightweight contender Scott Quigg and middleweight veteran Andy Lee won by second-round knockouts, while lightweight standout Anthony Crolla notched a six-round stoppage on the Carl Froch-George Groves undercard on Saturday.
British boxing fans were treated to one last head-to-head media conference involving IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch and undefeated challenger George Groves, who have waged a war of words during the build up to their Saturday showdown at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, England.
The animosity between Carl Froch and George Groves, who challenges the respected IBF super middleweight titleholder on Saturday, and the great anticipation for their showdown reminds many fans of the heated all-UK 168-pound championship rivalries of the 1990s.
Heavyweight hopeful Anthony Joshua has fought twice so far this year but Britain’s colossal 2012 Olympic champ is scheduled to fight three times in the next 30 days: on Thursday (Nov. 14), a co-feature to the Sky Sports Prizefighter tournament, under the undercard of the Nov. 23 Carl Froch-George Groves event, and a final bout of 2013 on Dec. 14.
RingTV.com spoke to Carl Froch about the bad blood showdown with Geroge Groves and no punches were pulled during the conversation. Froch defends his IBF super middleweight title against his young unbeaten countryman on Nov. 23 in Manchester, England.
British super middleweight George Groves will take on the U.K.’s best in Carl Froch on Nov. 23, and the young Londoner has some bold predictions about what’s in store for the veteran.
British super middleweight George Groves has confirmed Paddy Fitzpatrick as his new trainer. The move follows the 25-year-old contender’s shock decision to split with long-time trainer Adam Booth barely two months before his challenge to IBF titleholder Carl Froch.