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George Groves staying busy, added to Cleverly-Bellew II card on Nov 22nd

George Groves is back in action on November 22 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The ‘Saint’ will face American Denis Douglin (17-3, 10 KOs) on a bumper bill topped by the domestic grudge match between Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew. Groves returns following a unanimous points victory over Christopher Rebrasse at the SSE Arena, Wembley in September, in which the Hammersmith boxer...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
21 days ago  |  Discuss

George Groves must answer these 3 questions this weekend

This weekend George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs) returns to the ring following his May defeat to Carl Froch, taking on Christopher Rebrasse (22-2-3, 6 KOs). After losing the biggest fight of his career thus far it will be intriguing to see how Groves looks. This fight should give us an indication as to whether or not Groves has recovered, or even can recover, from two big defeats to a domestic...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rebrasse: I’m confident I’ll beat Groves & I’ll do whatever it takes

Christopher Rebrasse (22-2-3, 6 KOs) has arrived in London ready to defend his European Super Middleweight crown in a WBC World title final eliminator against George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs). Today at a media workout at Stonebridge Boxing Club the Frenchman shared his thoughts ahead of Saturday night’s fight at the SSE Arena, Wembley. Said Rebrasse: "I’m very happy to...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

George Groves chomping at the bit for this weekend’s return at Wembley

Today super middleweight George Groves conducted a media workout at his Hammersmith gym ahead of Saturday night’s title eliminator and European Championship challenge against Christopher Rebrasse at the SSE Arena, Wembley. Groves was put through his paces by coach Paddy Fitzpatrick and looked in top shape as he enters the final days of training prior to his Wembley return. ...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Boxer proposes to girlfriend after knocking out opponent

One of the most memorable moments from the Academy Award winning movie “Rocky” is when Philadelphia underdog Rocky Balboa embraces his girlfriend Adrian in the ring after taking Apollo Creed the distance. It might very well be the most romantic moment in boxing history. However, IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch may have something to say about that. After knocking...
Via NESN.com
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Froch Leave No Doubt, Knocks Out Groves In Round 8

LONDON,  ENGLAND - Photo courtesy: Telegraph UK In the highly anticipated second battle of English supremacy,  Carl “The Cobra” Froch defeated George Groves by way of  ferocious knockout in the 8th round at London’s Wembley Arena on Saturday. Groves, the early aggressor, took control  in the opening rounds working behind a stiff jab that largely kept Froch at bay. Continuing...
Via BadCulture
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Groves out of title fight due to injury

British challenger George Groves has pulled out of a super middleweight title bout against WBO champion Robert Stieglitz of Germany next month because of an undisclosed injury. Groves said Monday in a statement that he was hurt while training in northern Cyprus ahead of the May 5 bout in Erfurt, Germany. He says he ''soon realized I wouldn't be able to perform the training...
Via AP on Fox
April 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Groves gets WBO title shot vs. Stieglitz

Young gun Englishman George Groves gets an early and surprise chance at a world title when he challenges Robert Stieglitz for the German's WBO super middleweight title on May 5. The 24-year-old Groves pulled out of a March rematch with Scotsman Kenny Anderson citing back problems, but the rumor mill has been rumbling ever since, suggesting the Stieglitz match was in the works...
Via Fox Sports
April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

British champ had life threatened?

British boxing champion George Groves was living in fear after gangsters threatened to kill him in a live TV fight. Police warned Groves, 23, and his fiancee, Sophie, following a tip-off he would be gunned down in the ring. The British and Commonwealth super-middleweight champ canceled Friday's televised clash with Scottish fighter Kenny Anderson at London's Wembley Arena...
Via Fox Sports
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Groves to defend Brit belt vs. Anderson

Young gun George Groves puts his British and Commonwealth super middleweight titles on the line when he accepts the challenge of Kenny Anderson at the Wembley Arena in London on March 16. The fight will attract a fair amount of attention in the UK as a reprise of their first fight in 2010 when Groves out-muscled the Scot after six thrilling rounds, but not before Anderson had dropped...
Via Fox Sports
January 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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