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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

Can George Groves recover physically & mentally from crushing KO loss to Froch?

Although technically what happened in Wembley Stadium on Saturday night is a TKO because the referee stopped the fight without making a count, in all other ways Carl Froch delivered a devastating one-punch kayo to George Groves. Groves wasn't just stopped; he was hit by a right cross that turned him around like a music box ballerina and deposited him on his ass, leaving him splayed...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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

Foch vs. Groves: The Quintessential Dust-Up

The main thing Froch has to change is his attitude. We know his footwork is terrible and his style of boxing is ugly. We didn’t have to see the first Groves fight to find that out. He disregarded Groves on every level – personally, professionally and in ability – and didn’t think he [Groves] belonged in a ring with him—Johnny Nelson George Groves (13-0) is a 23 year old...
Via Ringnews24
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

George Groves discusses split with Adam Booth

George Groves says that new trainer Paddy Fitzpatrick will bring the best out of him against Carl Froch as he takes the Sky Sports viewers into his training camp in George Groves – Behind the Ropes, tonight at 7pm on Sky Sports 1.
Via Ringnews24
November 20, 2013  |  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

George Groves Video Interview: Talks Rematch Against Kenny Anderson

On March 16th, undefeated George Groves is back in action, as he'll have a rematch against Kenny Anderson and attempt to defend his British super middleweight title. The fight will be held at Wembley Arena. Right here, you can watch a special video interview with George Groves, as he discusses his upcoming fight, what happened in the first match and more. When they met at the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 27, 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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