With bated breath, the entire boxing world is looking forward to the eagerly anticipated rematch between Carl Froch and George Groves. The sheer energy and excitement that will undoubtedly be unleashed by 80,000 screaming British fans is so electric it can practically be felt already. Their first encounter was incredible, and there is every reason to believe that this time the action will be every bit as intense, with the possibility of even exceeding the … Read Article
The most anticipated fight in British boxing in decades is upon us. On Saturday at Wembley Stadium in London, Carl Froch and George Groves will climb into the ring in front of 80,000 spectators, with millions watching on television not only in Britain but around the world.
Not since the Eubank v Benn rematch at Old Trafford in 1993 has a domestic boxing rivalry generated this much excitement. Frank Bruno’s heavyweight clash with Lennox Lewis … Read Article
Below are quotes from today’s Froch vs. Groves II Final press conference in London. Froch vs. Groves II happens Saturday, May 31 live on HBO beginning at 4:00 p.m. ET/PT.
“I still can’t believe that we’ll be walking out in front of 80,000 fans, boxing fans and non-boxing fans.”
“I’ve prepared for this fight like no other fight before. Unbelievable shape. Just perfect shape.”
“I’m extremely confident and I put a lot of … Read Article
Official Weights from London:
Carl Froch: 167.9 lbs.
George Groves: 166.4 lbs.
Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark telecast begins at 4:00 p.m. (ET/PT) with a world featherweight title fight (Vetyeka vs. Donaire) from Macau. The main event of the day live at 4:45 p.m. (ET/PT) features a highly anticipated 12-round title rematch between super middleweight title-holder Carl Froch and top contender and arch-rival George Groves.
American boxing fans can catch a highly anticipated UK rematch … Read Article
Challenger slams the champion on Behind The Ropes tonight
George Groves pulls no punches on tonight’s Behind The Ropes on Sky Sports – describing Carl Froch’s technique as ‘awful’ and rejecting the champion as a fighting man ahead of their clash for Froch’s WBA and IBF World Super Middleweight titles on Saturday at Wembley Stadium connected by EE, live on Sky Sports Box Office.
The second part of the fly-on-the-wall look at preparations in the … Read Article
Britain is currently bracing itself for one of the biggest fights ever to be staged on these shores, with excitement levels soaring and soaring ahead of Saturday night’s huge rematch showdown between bitter super-middleweight rivals Carl Froch and George Groves.
Indicative of how big a deal this fight is and of how the return meeting has captured the imagination of the British public is the way the man on the street is almost constantly … Read Article
Discuss the first fight against George Groves & what can fans expect to see in the rematch.
Carl Froch: “For me to be involved in such a big event like this, it’s a very proud moment.
Through my whole career as a professional, I’ve never fought at a stadium. It ticks one of the boxes for me. Not many boxers get the chance to fight in an outdoor event, especially a stadium as fantastic as … Read Article
The Cobra tells Behind The Ropes that Groves won’t get under his skin this time
Carl Froch told Sky Sports’ Behind The Ropes that George Groves has been ‘dining out on his round one knockdown against The Cobra’ and that he won’t let the challenger get under his skin in their rematch for Froch’s WBA and IBF World Super Middleweight titles on Saturday at Wembley Stadium connected by EE, live on Sky Sports Box Office.… Read Article
Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a big “Cobra vs. St. George” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!!
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Throughout the first thirty minutes of the show, The Pugilist KOrner team will talk about Adonis Stevenson’s unanimous decision victory over Andrzej Fonfara, and a potential unification bout with Bernard Hopkins later this year. JK and Joseph will also breakdown this weekend’s huge fight card at Wembley Stadium, … Read Article
George Groves (19-1, 15 KO’s) plans on giving IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch (32-2, 23 KO’s) a royal beating in the process of ripping his two 168lb title straps from him on Saturday night in front of what will be a roaring crowd of 80,000 fans at Wembley Stadium in London, UK.
Groves senses weakness in Froch, and like a shark, Groves will be looking to rip Froch to pieces to finish his title … Read Article