Groves Confirms World Title Rebuild

George Groves - British super-middleweight contender, George Groves, has confirmed he will be boxing on in the wake of his latest world title disappointment, and will return on Jan. 30 in London on a jointly promoted Sauerland/Matchroom card at the city's Copper Box Arena.

British super-middleweight contender, George Groves, has confirmed he will be boxing on in the wake of his latest world title disappointment, and will return on Jan. 30 in London on a jointly promoted Sauerland/Matchroom card at the city’s Copper Box Arena.

Groves was beaten by WBC super-middleweight champion, Badou Jack on the Sep. 12 Mayweather/Berto undercard, his third world title tilt, and after speculation that he could retire after deleting his social media accounts and splitting from trainer, Paddy Fitzpatrick, the Londoner has finally announced his intention to continue trying to claim that elusive world strap.

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Canelo WILL Fight Golovkin says De La Hoya / When? say the Fans

Cotto vs. Alvarez, Miguel Cotto, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez - Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez's promoter Oscar De La Hoya, has unsuccessfully attempted to try quell the fears of cynical fans that his fighter will attempt to stall or delay a clash with murderous punching fellow middleweight champion , Gennady Golovkin, only promising that the fight WILL happen at some stage.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez’s promoter Oscar De La Hoya, has unsuccessfully attempted to try quell the fears of cynical fans that his fighter will attempt to stall or delay a clash with murderous punching fellow middleweight champion [WBA/IBF], Gennady Golovkin, only promising that the fight WILL happen at some stage.

After claiming the WBC middleweight strap, Alvarez told fans and assembled media that he was serious about the Golovkin fight and doesn’t ‘run from anybody,’ an assertion echoed by his promoter, although fan fears that the fight could still be some way off weren’t exactly quelled by a non-committal De La Hoya, who said he needs to weigh things up first before making any decisions.

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‘I Hope Fury Roughs Him Up’ says Carl Froch

Klitschko vs. Fury, Tyson Fury, Wladimir Klitschko - Sky Boxing analyst and former 168 lb world champion, Carl Froch, is picking Wladimir Klitschko to successfully defend his heavyweight titles against Tyson Fury on Saturday, though 'The Cobra' is urging Fury to 'put it on him' and 'make things rough' if he is to stand any chance at all of winning.

Sky Boxing analyst and former 168 lb world champion, Carl Froch, is picking Wladimir Klitschko to successfully defend his heavyweight titles against Tyson Fury on Saturday, though ‘The Cobra’ is urging Fury to ‘put it on him’ and ‘make things rough’ if he is to stand any chance at all of winning.

Froch – set to travel out to Germany for the fight on Wednesday – spoke to iFLtv about the anticipated heavyweight clash, and is predicting a points decision in favour of the 39 year old champion, who is seeking to go on and capture the WBC title before his eventual retirement.

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‘Tyson Will Box to Orders’ says Peter Fury

Klitschko vs. Fury, Tyson Fury, Wladimir Klitschko - Tyson Fury's trainer and Uncle, Peter, has promised his fighter will 'box to orders' and not allow himself to get unnecessarily careless in Saturday night's challenge to Wladimir Klitschko, for doing so could well spell disaster for the Brit's chances of claiming the Ukrainian's WBA/WBO/IBF heavyweight titles.

Tyson Fury’s trainer and Uncle, Peter, has promised his fighter will ‘box to orders’ and not allow himself to get unnecessarily careless in Saturday night’s challenge to Wladimir Klitschko, for doing so could well spell disaster for the Brit’s chances of claiming the Ukrainian’s WBA/WBO/IBF heavyweight titles.

Team Fury are well aware of the danger presented by the champion’s disciplined and regimented approach to the game, that while not always easy on the eye, hides ruthless effectiveness and a fearsome 79% KO ratio, and they are determined not to become merely another Klitschko statistic in front of the packed [partisan] crowd in Dusseldorf.

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Canelo: ‘Ready for Golovkin’

Cotto vs. Alvarez, Miguel Cotto, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez - After capturing the WBC middleweight title against Miguel Cotto in their highly entertaining fight in Las Vegas last night, Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez has stated that he will happily fight destructive Kazakh champ, Gennady Golovkin, in accordance with his 'anybody/anytime' boxing philosophy.

After capturing the WBC middleweight title against Miguel Cotto in their highly entertaining fight in Las Vegas last night, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has stated that he will happily fight destructive Kazakh champ, Gennady Golovkin, in accordance with his ‘anybody/anytime’ boxing philosophy.

Golovkin is the mandatory challenger to the title held by Alvarez, and going into last night’s fight, ‘Canelo’ had been reluctant to answer questions about the WBA/IBF boss, who had stepped aside to allow the fight with Cotto to happen.

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Klitschko Needs WBC Strap says Lennox Lewis

Klitschko vs. Fury, Lennox Lewis, Wladimir Klitschko - Former undisputed heavyweight champion, Lennox Lewis, has warned Wladimir Klitschko that the 'clock is ticking' on him achieving his ambition of bringing the WBC heavyweight title back into the Klitschko family fold.

Former undisputed heavyweight champion, Lennox Lewis, has warned Wladimir Klitschko that the ‘clock is ticking’ on him achieving his ambition of bringing the WBC heavyweight title back into the Klitschko family fold.

WBA/WBO/IBF champion, Klitschko, defends his titles against British challenger, Tyson Fury on Saturday night, and should he come through that fight, will eventually be seeking to win the green belt once owned by retired older brother, Vitali, an ambition Lewis says is of crucial importance to his overall legacy.

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Fury: ‘I’ll Make Klitschko Look a Fool’

Klitschko vs. Fury, Tyson Fury, Wladimir Klitschko - Tyson Fury has promised his fans that he is out to 'humiliate' long-dominant heavyweight champion, Wladimir Klitschko, when he challenges for the Ukrainian's WBO/WBA/IBF heavyweight titles in front of a 56,000 capacity crowd at the Esprit Arena in Dusseldorf, Germany, this Saturday.

Tyson Fury has promised his fans that he is out to ‘humiliate’ long-dominant heavyweight champion, Wladimir Klitschko, when he challenges for the Ukrainian’s WBO/WBA/IBF heavyweight titles in front of a 56,000 capacity crowd at the Esprit Arena in Dusseldorf, Germany, this Saturday.

The 6’9″ Fury is the mandatory challenger to the WBO portion of Klitschko’s crown and has promised that he has a packed bag-of-tricks to unleash on the ‘safety-first’ champion, whom he has accused of being boring and one-dimensional in an entertaining build-up to the fight.

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Martin Murray: ‘I’m at a Crossroads Now’

Arthur Abraham, Martin Murray - Britain's Martin Murray has admitted that his career is now at a crossroads after last night's split decision loss to Arthur Abraham in Germany, that saw the champion retain his WBO 168 lb strap.

Britain’s Martin Murray has admitted that his career is now at a crossroads after last night’s split decision loss to Arthur Abraham in Germany, that saw the champion retain his WBO 168 lb strap.

Murray came out on the wrong end of a decision that was always going to be hard to come by on German soil, with the St.Helen’s man having been convinced he had done enough – even after a point deduction – right until the scores of 116-111, 115-112 & 112-115 were read out.

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