Potential Opponents for George Groves to Fight Next
Like many upcoming British fighters, George Groves has in some ways become a victim of his own success. After clinching a domestic grudge match victory over James Degale, most of the post-fight hype has fizzled out. The problem is that he has not been put in front of world class opponents, which would keep the momentum from his most famous win to date. His victories over Paul Smith and Francisco Sierra, despite coming by way of TKO, have not given him the exposure he needs to put his name on the big stage. A combination of injuries and out of the ring issues have kept him from consistent action, while perhaps there's also a reluctance from of the other name fighters in the division to face him.
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Being part of the star-studded super middleweight division should be a good thing for a fighter, however, the issue is that most of the best opponents simply have bigger fish to fry. It’s a bit like the...