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Rich

Goosey were you one of the know alls who labelled Froch a coward ?…..

Posted January 25, 2014 11:46 am 


Detroitko

Froch stopped calling out Ward hmmm – because he would lose AGAIN.

Posted January 25, 2014 1:30 am 


TARK

They would have been happier if Calzaghe fought Froch instead of that creampuff Manfredo… Froch was ready to kick Calzaghe’s ass and Joe knew it … Carl called Calzaghe out for 4 years with no response.

Posted January 24, 2014 8:21 pm 


Goosey…

anon…. ” What about Joe Calzaghe slumming it with that joker Peter Manfredo. What an absolute farce.”

The only “absolute farce…” about this one is HBO….. Calzaghe had to fight Manfredo. HBO insisted Calzaghe fought Manfredo instead of the IBF mandatory challenger Stieglitz. otherwise they would not cover the fight.

Posted January 24, 2014 6:39 pm 


Who Cares….

How much money they get… “Oh No! I don’t want fighter A to box fighter B, unless fighter B gets 60% of purse because, blah, blah, blah.”

Yawn!!!!!

Posted January 24, 2014 5:35 pm 


Bulawayo2

Calm down ” Fuzzy ” you’re getting hysterical. If they ever fight we will see won’t we. I don’t think Froch stops him, alright.

Posted January 24, 2014 5:07 pm 


Boxing barlow

Martin – If Hearn was offering more than this he would be saying as it would make Groves turning down the offer look worse. The public demand is such that we are now going to be subjected to a media compaign from Match room to try and give Froch a valid excuse not to take the fight.

Posted January 24, 2014 4:56 pm 


Martin

“25%? So Froch will only earn 3 million?”

How did you work that out? “A seven figure sum” doesn’t necessarily mean 1 million, you know.

Posted January 24, 2014 4:50 pm 


Goosey

Rich “Soooooooo……..Where are all those no marks who smugly exclaim “FROCH IS SCARED OF GROVES”…….and will never fight him…perhaps it is the other way around…”

LOL. What part of “IBF rule Carl Froch must defend against George Groves.” do you not understand?

Posted January 24, 2014 4:07 pm 


Brazilian Boxing Fan

I believe that Chavez Jr. will defeat the Englishman by way of knockout.

Posted January 24, 2014 4:03 pm 


Rich

Soooooooo……..Where are all those no marks who smugly exclaim “FROCH IS SCARED OF GROVES”…….and will never fight him…perhaps it is the other way around…

Posted January 24, 2014 3:43 pm 


Rich

Boxie….good job Carl READ YOUR POSTS……and took YOUR ADVISE…Why don’t you send him a signed photo of yourself in your boxer shorts….

Posted January 24, 2014 3:14 pm 


Boxing barlow

25%? So Froch will only earn 3 million?

Posted January 24, 2014 3:10 pm 


Martin

Hearn offered 25%, Groves turned it down. Then Groves got his way with the IBF, but according to Hearn they’re suggesting a purse split of 15/85. It seems to me that since Groves went via this IBF route, he’d better play by the IBF rules and accept 15%. If Hearn holds the 25% offer open to him he’ll be a lucky boy.

Posted January 24, 2014 3:03 pm 


Goosey

Wow ESPN sucks.. 15 minutes ago they stated “George Groves turns down Carl Froch rematch.” That was 15 minutes after SKY SPORT NEWS had the broke the news that “IBF rule Carl Froch must defend against George Groves.”

Posted January 24, 2014 2:54 pm 


Goosey

Groves turned it down because he just got back from the US after a meeting with the IBF. The IBF have ordered a rematch in the next 90 days, or Froch will be stripped of the belt. SKY NEWS just now “The IBF have ordered their super-middleweight champion Carl Froch to face George Groves in a rematch in the next 90 days – or face being stripped of his belt.”

Posted January 24, 2014 2:40 pm 


Boxing barlow

Lets not forget the only reason Hearn is even able to think about putting a wembley stadium size event on is because of the way Groves fought. He wouldnt be able to sell the fight on such a big scale against Ward or any other fighter for that fact, The only way Hearn can make the fight of this magnitude is with George Groves. Someone mentioned Calzaghe earlier, but Calzaghe packed 60’000 into the millenium stadium against Manfredo! At that stage of his career his populatity was such that it didnt matter who he had of fought he could have filled that venue. With regards to Froch do you think Hearn would have been able to sell a stadium out when froch fought Mack (which was a similar kind of fight for Froch to Calzaghes against Manferedo). So Calzaghe could have paid who he’d have wanted whatever he wanted as he never needed the other other fighter. People were coming to see him. Froch on the other hand to make a fight of the same stature needs Groves.

Posted January 24, 2014 2:39 pm 


Boxing barlow

Yep Groves has turned down a ‘7 figure sum’ in Hearns words. So this is blatently a million pounds. To put this into perspective Tyson Fury was going to earn 5 million quid to fight to fight Haye. Hearn is talking the biggest ever british fight, maybe at wembley stadium in front of 80’000 fans, which could break uk pay per view records. I think I’d turn down a million quid too.

Posted January 24, 2014 2:27 pm 


Rich

Groves earned about 500 grand for the Froch fight…..he has been offered double that for a rematch but has declined it……strange…I’d have thought he would have jumped at that…after all he still has a lot to prove…

Posted January 24, 2014 1:53 pm 


Carl Froch

Look at it from my point of view. If I fight Groves and lose, I might not get the Chavez Jr payday. But win or lose against Chavez Jr, the Groves fight will always be there. Plus Groves is a bad style match up for me, so I don’t really want to do that again. Think about it… Ward who is the consensus p4p #2 couldn’t put me on my butt, but Groves damn near had me unconscious! WTH is that? Plus you know the Cobra has a granite chin. So let me fight Chavez Jr, then Ward, and then GGG if he moves up… and then I’ll fight Groves… that is if he’s able to get a winning streak going and if I haven’t retired… AHAHAHAHAHAAHHA! Idgit!

Posted January 24, 2014 1:52 pm 


anon

Oi, Rusty Bucket. What about Joe Calzaghe slumming it with that joker Peter Manfredo. What an absolute farce.

Posted January 24, 2014 1:39 pm 


EZ E

Well… actually, I wouldn’t mind seeing this fight. Okay, if Chavez Jr passes his next test vs Vera with an acceptable performance, why not? Look, I know Junior hasn’t really proved much overall and one can argue that he’s a pampered spoiled brat, and with the help of Godfather Suliaman this, his family name that, Texas commission were negligent…. or whatever. The truth is that this kid is game and DOES have talent. Yep, he was getting shutout Martinez, the elite opposition he’s faced, but he never gave up, never stooped trying. We all knew what to expect, that didn’t surprise us in general but we WERE ALL SURPRISED by the way he finished and came within a blow or two of UPSETTING THE WORLD. Froch is as tough a WARRIOR that you’ll ever want to see. His determination is frightening but… his defense is his major hindrance and could become a factor. Easy to hit. A bit too late to make major adjustments. Froch is basically what he is, Froch! If his trainer tries tinker & tamper and make TOO MANY fined tuned adjustments he might damage him, he can’t re-do what’s gotten Froch this far in his career. Yes, Chavez Jr will enter the ring the (overwhelming?) underdog but… Chavez has good hand speed and has proven that he can unleash some impressive accurate combinations, to both body and head. Froch has faced better talent than Junior, no doubt, and has held MORE than his own. On the other hand, Chavez Jr has yet to face a fighter of Froch’s caliber and hasn’t had to withstand the pressure nor punishment that Froch brings into the ring. Surly Team Chavez knows that Junior will have to be at his ULTIMATE best to stand a chance of pulling off the upset, nothing less will do. Whether he actually will or not, well, is whole together different story.

Posted January 24, 2014 12:50 pm 


Exiled Yank

I bet it does – a big payday and a guaranteed win. Everything a Groves rematch is not.

Posted January 24, 2014 11:40 am 


Carl Froch (reading inbetween the lines)

Hi. Its me Carl Froch. I’d just like to say where I’m really at with this fight. I struggled badly with Groves in my last fight and survived by the skin of my teeth. Luckily for me I had the judges and the ref on my side so I got a bit of a gift decision. Common sense says Groves will make teh relevant adjustments to make the fight and even harder one next time around so Im gonna put that fight on the back burner for the time being. I think Ill fight Chavez Jnr as that will be a decent pay day for an easy nighst work. Maybe if towards the end of the year Im ready to cash my chips in Ill take the risk of the Groves fight but at this moment in time it just makes no sense.

Posted January 24, 2014 11:10 am 


Anonymous

For all those froch haters, groves has just turned down a double money offer to do the rematch. So after all the crap that groves has been saying, he refuses a seven figure offer. So who’s the one that’s really scared???

Posted January 24, 2014 10:50 am 


psy

The Groves revisionist army are consistent if nothing else. Froch won, and even prior to the KO he was in the ascendency. if he chooses a bigger fight rather than a rematch, good luck to him.

Posted January 24, 2014 10:39 am 


Bob di Niro

Hey, Froch and Chavez, good fight, fellas!

Posted January 24, 2014 10:39 am 


shaolinwarriormark

Kessler fights groves and froch fights JC all in vegas and winners face eachother.fare is fa think u know boxin boxpicksdtcm

Posted January 24, 2014 10:16 am 


Xavier

Froch-Chavez Jr is ok, assuming that if he wins, Froch rematches Groves later on in the year. I would expect Froch to have too much of everything for Chavez, though it still could be a tough fight

Posted January 24, 2014 9:34 am 


Xavier

Froch-Chavez Jr is ok, assuming that if he wins, Froch rematches Groves later on in the year. I would expect Froch to have too much of everything for Chavez, though it still could be a tough fight.

Posted January 24, 2014 9:33 am 


curtley

I agree Froch deserves a payday, the problem is he spouted on about how Kessler gave him a rematch like a true champion but now he won’t do the same for Groves. He also chased JC and is constantly clamouring for a rematch vs Ward. Also on a side note he Chavez likes a fight which will spell trouble with against an iron chinned, iron willed puncher like Carl.

Posted January 24, 2014 9:16 am 


Marilyn13

Can’t see why there’s so much objection to Froch fighting Jr in Vegas before following up with the domestic rematch. Seems a perfectly fair plan to me. Gives Froch his turn on the biggest boxing stage – something he’s surely due after all those tough challenges over the years. Gives Groves a chance to rebuild and to try and persuade himself that despite giving it 110% in the first match and still failing, he’ll be able to do it next time. I don’t think Groves “deserves” the immediate rematch – if his attitude was slightly more respectful then he might legitimately expect commensurate respect back from Froch, but he’s chosen his path and can’t expect any favours. He can just wait. I would still expect Froch to win the rematch; even if Groves is able to regroup, the fact that Froch won’t underestimate him again will be decisive. We just have to hope that the referee lets the fight go on for those crucial few extra seconds next time…

Posted January 24, 2014 8:38 am 


Anonymous

chavez is made for modern boxing.a hype job and a drugs cheat.

Posted January 24, 2014 8:31 am 


Timmy A

So Froch will fight Chavez in Vegas and will win on points or stoppage. He gets the big Vegas fight that all marquee fighters want. He’s paid his dues and deserves this IMO. He will then rematch Groves in the UK as it will be huge and because Froch will fight anyone. He is a warrior from the Holyfield/Benn school of boxing. Does he win? Don’t know but it has the makings of a classic

Posted January 24, 2014 8:17 am 


Mbuyiseli

Carl comin’ you can even go to Canada and fight Pascal instead of this bum/crackhead imbecile. You definitely ducking Groves and for good reasons the whole world saw the fight.

Posted January 24, 2014 7:52 am 


Decision

Chavez Jr has the talent, if he changes his ways, he could be a good fighter, and champion.

If Froch turns up looking as old, as against Grooves and Chavez has come to his senses, everything could happen. Normally Froch wins.

The reason why I brought up the Grooves vs Kessler fight, eventhough there are no Champion is that it will give Grooves a big name, and opportunities, if he wins, and Kessler a way back, to the big time, if he wins.

I would prefer for Kessler to take Stieglitz’ Belt, and then fight Grooves in London. Grooves is on the list, containing 5 opponents, which Sauerland is discussing with Kessler.

I would not blindly say that Grooves beats Kessler, I think that everything can happen, Grooves would be my favorite due to his speed.

Posted January 24, 2014 7:41 am 


Auzbox

No just another rubbish article

Posted January 24, 2014 7:29 am 


Auzbox

Pretty sure they signed to fight again

Posted January 24, 2014 7:27 am 


chap69

I am a big Froch fan and agree there’s arguments for both sides on the Groves stoppage but in my opinion he won fair and square but i can’t understand what the attraction would be to the average or hardcore boxing fan in fighting Chavez, would anyone care on either side of the Atlantic when all the media will constantly be in Frochs face saying “Groves Groves Groves” by all means have a fight in the U.S.A but against Chavez ?

Posted January 24, 2014 6:45 am 


huckster

good money for froch. froch should eat chavez up.

Posted January 24, 2014 6:37 am 


Haimat

The upside of fighting Chavez instead of Groves is big. Groves is too much trouble for less money. Froch should fight big names like Chavez, Ward.

Posted January 24, 2014 6:20 am 


Fists of Fuzzy

Once again Bulwayo2 shows what an ignoramus he is. Froch has never been in a snooze fest of a fight and this would be a reasonable slugfest for 3 rounds. Also, he picks JCC to beat Froch. Hahahaha what a loser!! Get a clue dimwit.

Posted January 24, 2014 5:46 am 


OneInchPunch

Disappointed in Carl for not giving groves a rematch… it would seem not only did Grove‘s mentally beat-up Carl in the build-up to their fight…. He landed at will as he told Carl he would, hand speed, movement and power shots for all but one round of the fight were on Grove’s side. Carl might have finished Groves but the premature stoppage was a joke that Carl has clung to and sited fighter safety to convince himself it was a just stoppage and he won fair & square. If he chooses not to fight groves aging, than that’s his prerogative… but I think a lot of fight fans will see it is a dim light if he choses Chavez Jr

Posted January 24, 2014 5:38 am 


Joey

Froach will batter Chavez he’s just your typical under match over hyped American fighter and people who think Chavez stands a chance have never seen froach fight,or are Chavez fans and as for dirrel beating froach u can’t win a boxing match running away

Posted January 24, 2014 3:13 am 


hookoffthejab

Junior would end up coming in OVER the heavyweight limit ……..

Posted January 24, 2014 2:46 am 


hookoffthejab

By 3 Juniors face will look like a salami pizza ….

Posted January 24, 2014 2:43 am 


Bulawayo2

I doubt Froch stops Chavez Jnr.

Posted January 24, 2014 2:40 am 


hookoffthejab

the Cobra would stop Junior in 3 …… Or the corner will …

Posted January 24, 2014 2:39 am 


piechucker

sounds crazy, but with regards to skillset, this is a kinda even match up, but that is all that is even. froch KO2 chavez

Posted January 24, 2014 2:37 am 


Bulawayo2

Froch against Chavez jnr, probably a big snooze fest. Neither of them are worth a toss, I’m amazed that Froch with virtually no defence has risen to be a World Champion. I would go with Chavez on this one, but not a great fight.

Posted January 24, 2014 2:29 am 


Rustybucket

Atleast Calzaghe went up to Lt Heavy and fought Hopkins in America, the Jones fight was just a bye bye event.

This fight is a real laugh.

But having said that, after the amount of punishment Froch took against Groves, maybe he should stay away from the light heavies.

Posted January 24, 2014 2:01 am 


The Best!

Some fighters are born with a gift. A) either they love to fight and it shows by how dedicated they are in their training. B) they have K.O. power. C) They have excellent defense. D) When they lose they learn from it and get better.
CHAVEZ JR. has NONE of these qualities, what he has is a great legend for a father and unfortunately Chavez Jr. never learned any of the top traits I mentioned to make him a very good fighter.

Posted January 24, 2014 1:28 am 


TARK

Why wouldn’t it??? … After watching Chavez vs Vera he should be slathering for the fight. He could probably stop Chavez. Sergio Martinez hit Chavez with the kitchen sink and couldn’t stop him, but it’s different getting hit by another 6′ tall 175-pounder.

Give Chavez a dose of his own medicine. He’s been beating up little guys.

Posted January 24, 2014 12:30 am 


Mee

Hes probably pretending to instigate !

Posted January 24, 2014 12:24 am 


evilelvis

The Watson vs eubank 2

Posted January 24, 2014 12:12 am 


evilelvis

Give us the Benn vs eubank 2

Posted January 24, 2014 12:10 am 


Anonymous

Froch is a F@U%C#K&I$N*G N%I$G@G#E&R!

Posted January 23, 2014 11:24 pm 


srminimo

Pugfan- Chavez couldn’t do 160 right now if they cut off his legs. Plus Martinez demanded testing for the rematch.

Posted January 23, 2014 11:11 pm 


Marcventu

Carl Froch wat a joke!!!

Posted January 23, 2014 10:55 pm 


Boxer

White more- poor guy I’m guessing you have no friends and probly don’t know nothing about boxing so you decided to try and come here to make people mad but it’s ok god bless you brother!

Posted January 23, 2014 9:38 pm 


Nathan

@ Pride… Whilst I agree with the fact the Froch was in trouble against Groves and that the fight was stopped too early, your statement that Froch isn’t man enough is ludicrous, of all the fighters out there Froch has been an absolute balls to the wall fight anyone type of fighter more so than most others out there. After all the wars he has been in he has the right to pick and choose at this point of his career.

Posted January 23, 2014 9:30 pm 


evilelvis

Took a long while, but froch finally won me over with his warrior like wins. The warrior should give the rematch. It separates warriors from mayweathers.

Posted January 23, 2014 9:06 pm 


adrian

chaves got agift decision against vera he deserves shiet!!!

Posted January 23, 2014 8:32 pm 


HHLondon

This is no different to Calzaghe cashing hin his chips against a couple of chumps when he knew it was all over.

I remember Calzaghe dodged the rematch when he got lucky with Reid early on.

Thought Froch had more A-Hole to be honest.

Posted January 23, 2014 8:32 pm 


adrian

boxtradumb, so you dont think groves vs froch will be an action fight?lol

Posted January 23, 2014 8:31 pm 


Manny

daddy was a alcoholic and drug addict

Posted January 23, 2014 8:30 pm 


Hec Dog

Chavez Junior is a spoiled brat that has never and will never dedicate himself as a true professional fighter does. His father was a great example of how to train and stay focused. He was never out of shape and gave his all until he could no longer do it right. Chavez Junior is going to get picked apart and beaten badly against Froch. Froch isn’t the greatest fighter out there, but he comes prepared and is always in shape. I’l take Froch to give junior a 12 round beating in a tough fight. Chavez takes a good punch and goes to the body well. He has no speed or defense, but he comes forward. If only he had discipline and dedication. Another potential talent (Chavez Jr.) loses to the battle of discipline, dedication and commitment.

Posted January 23, 2014 8:23 pm 


pride

DiBella does no service to boxing hiding his man from triple G.

Posted January 23, 2014 8:20 pm 


WarZ

European refs always do things like that. It robs Froch of a convincing victory. And rob the other guy of a chance of victory too. They at it. It is still anybody’s round. Disgusting.

Posted January 23, 2014 8:20 pm 


pride

Maybe Groves needs to work on stamina, but that stoppage was premature. I’m not asking for him to taking a beating to prove the stoppage right and end up like Mago, but count him, see if he can survive, then end it. Pavlik looked on queer street for half a minute in round two after the knockdown, but he still defended and held on to regroup. Look where that took him against Taylor. It’s possible Groves could have pulled off the same thing.

Posted January 23, 2014 8:19 pm 


WHAT!?!

Groves doesn’t deserve a rematch. He got stopped by Froch. Luckily for Groves the ref stepped in before he got seriously damaged. Groves needs to get some wins under his belt and come back for another go. Groves needs to work on his endurance or how to pace an entire 12 rounds. That last fight was about to get nasty for Groves and he should be thanking that ref until the day he dies.

Froch KO’s JCC within 10.

Posted January 23, 2014 8:02 pm 


pride

For the record, the Martinez fight seemed to be the only time I ever saw a televised fight featuring Chavez Jr. where it didn’t feel like the fix was in.

Posted January 23, 2014 7:58 pm 


pride

Anyone who think Chavez wins without the same judge/ref doctoring that made Junior’s BS career must be joking. Of course Froch would fight him. It’s big money at a Vegas site on HBO that is going to be as easy as his fight with Abraham. Groves got screwed by the ref, and Froch isn’t man enough to give Groves his due. I am certain as hell had the ref in the Martinez-Chavez fight pulled the same stunt on Sergio, everyone would have been as up in arms. One round where you catch a guy after being schooled for all the others shouldn’t be enough ammo for any judge to stop it.

Posted January 23, 2014 7:40 pm 


Collingwood Football Club

we rule

Posted January 23, 2014 7:37 pm 


crown casino

anti up !

Posted January 23, 2014 7:37 pm 


Hidalgo

I’m liking Chavez over Froch.

Posted January 23, 2014 7:26 pm 


Jason Donovan and Kylie

Chavez KO 1 Froch.

Posted January 23, 2014 7:18 pm 


Skippy the bush Kangaroo

Froch all the way

Posted January 23, 2014 7:15 pm 


Auzbox

Scared of groves he is

Posted January 23, 2014 7:11 pm 


Squared Circle Bigwanker

of beat off street

Posted January 23, 2014 6:51 pm 


Squared Circle Bigwanker

Chavez Jr literally eat Carl alive !

Posted January 23, 2014 6:51 pm 


third world

groves rematch or retire. your a great fighter carl froch, the kid got screwed. give him his due.he’s a young version of you. your a tough son of a gun carl. rematch or pass the torch. he was putting a whoopin’ on ya’. that ref. dropped the ball badly.

Posted January 23, 2014 6:39 pm 


Jack Dempsey

Hey it’s not Chavez Jr. fault if they offer him a title fight against Froch ..Froch should give Groves anther shot ,just like Chavez Jr. is giving Vera anther shot at him . But what would you due if they offer you a title fight with a lot of money involve ,,so don’t blame Chavez Jr. for taking the fight ,,Blame Froch and his managers .

Posted January 23, 2014 6:33 pm 


Abel Ilocos

Froch can fight anybody he wants to fight and then rematch Groves. That makes sense to me.This is a ” Must Rematch ” to conclude who is the better fighter between these two British bulldogs / warriors. Get it on boys!!!! The general public is salivating for it!!

Posted January 23, 2014 6:29 pm 


Big Ham

Pugfan. Martinez is chasing Cotto. Cotto wants the fight to. That is a more credible markee fight. And bigger money.

Posted January 23, 2014 6:09 pm 


Pugfan

I would pay to see Froch vs. Chavez Jr. for sure. could be a real war? what ever happened to talk of a Martinez vs. Jr. rematch? I thought they were going to rematch in Cowboy’s stadium.

Posted January 23, 2014 6:00 pm 


Martin

@bb

Well, obviously nobody knows what would have happened if it had continued. As I saw it Groves expended a whole lot of energy in the sixth and was seriously tired; Froch had a lot more left in the tank and was starting to get to him. I agree that Groves had won most of the rounds, but disagree with those who think Froch couldn’t have taken him out (I think he would have done).

In any case, we know people disagree fiercely over this, but just about everyone agrees it was stopped too soon, which is why there needs to be a rematch. Whether that happens before or after the Chavez fight doesn’t much matter to me.

Posted January 23, 2014 5:57 pm 


Big Ham

This fight makes lots of sense. I beleive froch will be “up” and motivated for this fight. JCC on the other hand, he seriously needs to find some motivation to train hard and develop himself into a professional fighter. His last fight he almost looked shot he was so out of shape and in such poor form.

Posted January 23, 2014 5:50 pm 


The Mad Scientist

Froch vs Chavez Jr, hell yeah!

Posted January 23, 2014 5:41 pm 


PEEJ

A Chavez Jr fight is not deserved. At least not on Chavez side. Though I just read that Froch said it is pretty much a done deal.

Posted January 23, 2014 5:27 pm 


Prof Konje

Froch has faced the very best in the 168 pound division. Personally I prefer to see him fight Chavez Jr. first and then a rematch with Groves. Froch has proven himself everytime he’s fought and he fought the best. it wasn’t his fault that the ref stopped the fight. Go Froch.

Posted January 23, 2014 5:04 pm 


te tumbo

Excellent matchup. nonetheless, as much as i’d like to see it, Froch does owe Groves a rematch. i anticipate no objections to Froch targeting both Groves and Chavez Jr.

Posted January 23, 2014 4:58 pm 


boxing barlow

I disagree. Groves was just tired and started to look a bit ragged. Hurt fighters go down. Ive watched the fight at least 4 times now and only had froch winning a round going into the 9th. Considering groves had a ten eight round that meant groves was 9 rounds up.

Posted January 23, 2014 4:50 pm 


boxing barlow

Your wrong. Froch does need the fight. They both need it. The public demand it and business was left unfinished.

Posted January 23, 2014 4:20 pm 


Will

Risky fight, It wouldn’t surprise me if Chavez Jr won a decision.

I hope Groves can get a fight with Stieglitz or Bika.

Posted January 23, 2014 4:19 pm 


Carl Froch

The Chavez fight is a better fight, trust me. Plus, I might lose to Groves.

Posted January 23, 2014 4:16 pm 


srminimo

Listen up- I think it was groves with the antics before the fight. And yeah, Froch has been less than ideal after, but it wasn’t him who stopped the fight, after all, and he’s not a guy on the way up who needs to lear the air against Groves, so he doesn’t NEED the fight. Groves does.

Posted January 23, 2014 4:14 pm 


boxing barlow

Also Groves put a beat down on Froch like we’ve never seen before. Taylor gave him a bit of a hiding a few years ago before gassing out but Froch deserved the win that night. People say that Froch was catching up with Groves but I actually think that rather than catching up with him Groves decided he could take Froch’s shots so instead stood toe to toe with him. Personally I never actually thought Groves was even hurt badly just buzzed and it was the worst referring ive seen since Robin Reid vrs Sven Ottke. At the end of the day when froch was hurt he found himself sat on his back side starring up at the ceiling. Groves never come close to going down so he couldn’t have been that badly hurt.

Posted January 23, 2014 4:11 pm 


skinnysteve

carl “the marty feldman of boxing” froch is risking premature death if he ever steps into the ring with chavez jr

Posted January 23, 2014 4:11 pm 


The Best!

Chavez Jr.?????

Posted January 23, 2014 4:09 pm 


Killing Moon The Soothsayer

Easy money for any top draw to fight Chavez…But I think the joke continues gaining weight and tries to compete at Cruiser weigh in in as a HW…Froch comes to fight so i’ll watch him against anyone..But honestly Groves was on his way down in their fight…So it’s weird that Froch wouldn’t like a rematch…As for Kessler he won’t fight a couple of easy fights then retire..I think it’s worldclass opp or nothing..He’s a guy who has parts of his career ruined by contractual issues and injuries..And a real sportsman in it for the glory over the money…But the wear and tear is obvious to anyone(Took him a couple of rounds to get his body moving against Froch and gassed 12th round) + he’s a dad now, has other options in Denmark so I believe he’ll fight only Carl Froch, Andre Ward, George Groves, Sergio Martinez or Gennady Golovkin…It’s one of them or I personally think he calls it quits.

Posted January 23, 2014 4:05 pm 


Listen Up

ZERO RESPECT FOR FROCH AFTER HIS ANTICS BEFORE AND AFTER THER GROVES FIGHT!!!!!

Posted January 23, 2014 4:03 pm 


lol

fight a drug cheat for more money why not.

Posted January 23, 2014 3:57 pm 


Joker

Funny thing is after the punishment Froch took in his last fight, it won’t surprise met AT ALL if Chavez wins the fight. Of course then the Groves rematch is off the table…

Groves put the fear of God into him and he is still scared witless, he won’t fight Groves ever again.

Posted January 23, 2014 3:56 pm 


mack

Froch has fought the iron in his division; Ward, Kessler, Abraham, Direll and Pascal. He certainly lobbied for a fight with Galzaghe. It seems unfair to run him down because he hesitates to fight Groves again. Groves had his chance and lost. He is young enough to come again. This is Froch’s twilight and he has the earned the right to do it his way.

Posted January 23, 2014 3:55 pm 


Neil (Pomy)

of cause it does …. Chavez is a lesser threat to him

Posted January 23, 2014 3:54 pm 


srminimo

Of course he does. Who doesn’t like easy money? The line to fight Chavez is longer than the line for the green card lottery in downtown Manhattan.

Posted January 23, 2014 3:37 pm 


Kid Hammer

Groves vs Ward?

Posted January 23, 2014 3:34 pm 


Martin

Groves-Kessler is definitely a fight I’d like to see.

Posted January 23, 2014 3:29 pm 


gray

after a long career and having fought at the very top of the game and being in some serious tough fights the last thing an aging froch needs is to fight a young fresh fighter like groves again. he deserves to finish his career how he likes. His fight with groves was very much like Lewis vs klitscko – finished unsatisfactorily but like with lewis froch had turned the tide and was denied a clear win , that fight never ruined lewis’s legacy in the same way no rematch with groves will affect froch. its good to see eddie hearn showing his true colours by trying to cash in froch in favour of groves

Posted January 23, 2014 3:28 pm 


boxing barlow

Max – agreed. Dirrell gave Froch a master class in defence, if he had thrown some punches he’s have won the fight but you cant expect to win the titlen off a champion in his own back yard on points being so negative. Dirrells career is one of the biggest wastes in boxing imo as the guy has some serious skills but hes frightened of his own shadow.

Posted January 23, 2014 3:21 pm 


boxing barlow

With regards to Groves Kessler from the talk post Froch Groves it became clear that Groves really did a number on Kessler when they sparred. Im a huge Kessler fan but feel he is well past his best and should take some easier fights to end out his career with some decent pay days. Kessler v Abraham would sell well with both fighters being at the same stage of their careers. The fight makes even more sense if Abraham wins back the WBO title.

Posted January 23, 2014 3:18 pm 


Max

Dirrell clowned that Froch boy back in the day, true. Froch v Chavez could be a war, but Chavez gotta beat Vera first though.

Posted January 23, 2014 3:16 pm 


boxing barlow

Gotta say the feeling I get is that Froch has resigned himself to a good chance of loosing against Groves. Hearn has gone on record saying it would be Frochs biggest pay day yet and bigger than any other fight he could get at this point. Combine that with the public outcry and demand for this fight, were Froch to fancy his chances it makes no sense what so ever not to make this fight happen now as, as long as he wins the big vegas fights will be waiting for him after. Id guess Froch is thinking hes better edging his bets and taking a vegas fight now to give him two big pay days rather than just the one when he looses to Groves.

Posted January 23, 2014 3:14 pm 


Decision

Froch vs Chavez Jr, then Froch vs Grooves makes sense.

The fight against Chavez Jr depends on the weight decided, Froch will lose the Grooves Rematch, nomatter what, he is not getting older.

Kessler is meeting with his promoter, and has 5 names, he can fighy, Froch is number one, this is if Kessler continues boxing. He says he has been training eitherway.

I, personally would love Grooves vs Kessler in London. Honestly I would have loved to be a fly on the wall, when Grooves and Kessler Sparred, up to the Froch fight. Who was dominating whom.

Posted January 23, 2014 3:05 pm 


badger

agree with martin

Posted January 23, 2014 3:01 pm 


Martin

Fair play to him. I’d quite like to see Froch against Chavez Jr (Froch wins that one), just so long as he faces Groves again at some point. If Groves wins a fight or two against top-class opposition in the meantime, the rematch will be absolutely massive.

Posted January 23, 2014 3:00 pm 


polisherofallthebelts

Groves does deserve the rematch but I’d still love to watch Froch destroy Chavez Jr. once and for all. i’ll buy it!

Posted January 23, 2014 2:58 pm 


detroitko

all I gotta say is – andre dirrell won!

Posted January 23, 2014 2:42 pm 


hookoffthejab

Wanker rematch Groves …Who are you trying to kid …….?

Posted January 23, 2014 2:41 pm 


Boxtradamus

GOOD. Froch or his promoter must have been reading MY posts. I suggested that Froch face Chavez Jr for a GREAT action Fight and they’re taking MY advice. SMART move.

Posted January 23, 2014 2:41 pm 


PEEJ

Thats terrible. Groves deserve a rematch and Chavez does not deserve any fight for a title yet

Posted January 23, 2014 2:36 pm 



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