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Froch – Groves II now configured for 80,000 fans

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The rematch between Carl Froch and George Groves could be fought in front of 80,000 spectators as the fight at Wembley Stadium had more seats made available according to Dan Rafael of espn.com The fihght sold out of the 1st 60,000 available seats in one hour. “It’s fantastic that we have managed to ensure even more fans will be in ... Read More »

BRANDON GONZALES vs. JAMES DEGALE SET FOR MAY 31ST

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NEW JERSEY (April 10, 2014) – Gary Shaw Productions and Antonio Leonard Promotions is happy to announce that their undefeated super-middleweight contender, Brandon Gonzales (18-0-1, 10 KOs), will fight James DeGale (18-1, 12 KOs) on the undercard of Carl Froch (32-2, 23 KOs) vs. George Groves (19-1, 15 KOs) at Wembley Stadium in London, United Kingdom on May 31, 2014. ... Read More »

Froch – Groves 2 on for May 31st

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, IBF Super Middleweight champion Carl Froch will rematch George Groves after the two had a controversial fight on November 23rd that saw Froch score a 9th round stoppage. The fight was halted prematurely by most accounts. “I’m pleased to finally get my next fight confirmed,” Froch said. “We had a number of options but ... Read More »

HBO® “BOXING’S BEST” FOR 2013 PRESENTS A POWERHOUSE LINEUP OF STAR PERFORMANCES 10-FIGHT SERIES KICKS OFF DEC. 23 ON HBO2

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It’s a holiday treat for HBO Boxing fans. Over five consecutive nights in late December, the HBO2 service will present 10 of the year’s standout fights, spotlighting some of the biggest names in the sport in riveting performances. Featured are signature wins by Manny Pacquiao, Miguel Cotto, Timothy Bradley Jr. and Carl Froch plus breakout victories by rising stars Gennady ... Read More »

ENCORE PRESENTATION OF 2013’S MOST CONTROVERSIAL FIGHT, FROCH – GROVES AIRS TOMORROW ON AWE & AWETV.COM

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SAN DIEGO (DECEMBER 5, 2013)–TOMORROW!!, AWE & www.awetv.com is pleased to announce the encore presentation of the most controversial bout of the year that saw Carl Froch retain his IBF/WBA Super Middleweight title with a 9th round stoppage over George Groves. The fight will be replayed in entirety on the special hour-long broadcast this Friday night at 11pm est / ... Read More »

ENCORE PRESENTATION OF 2013’S MOST CONTROVERSIAL FIGHT, FROCH – GROVES AIRS THIS FRIDAY NIGHT ON AWE & AWETV.COM

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SAN DIEGO (DECEMBER 2, 2013)–THIS FRIDAY NIGHT!!!, AWE & www.awetv.com is pleased to announce the encore presentation of the most controversial bout of the year that saw Carl Froch retain his IBF/WBA Super Middleweight title with a 9th round stoppage over George Groves. The fight will be replayed in its entirety on the special hour-long broadcast this Friday night at ... Read More »

Froch scores controversial stoppage over Groves

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With the help pf referee Howard Foster, Carl Froch was able to retain his WBA/IBF Super Middleweight with a 9th round stoppage over previously undefeated George Groves in Manchester, England. Groves dominated the early part of the fight as he viciously dropped the champion with a huge right hand. Froch was very wobbly as he stumbled to the ropes just ... Read More »

FROCH AND GROVES WEIGH IN AND ARE READY FOR WAR TODAY ON AWE

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SAN DIEGO, CA. (November 23, 2013)—TODAY it will be one of the most anticipated bouts of 2013 when IBF/WBA Super Middleweight champion Carl Froch (31-2, 22 KO’s) defends his titles against undefeated George Groves (19-0, 15 KO’s) in a bout that will be televised LIVE in the United States on AWE and AWEtv.com The action begins at 3pm ET / ... Read More »

WBA SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPION SCOTT QUIGG DEFENDS TITLE THIS SATURDAY AGAINST DIEGO SILVA ON AWE AND AWETV.COM

SAN DIEGO (November 20, 2013)—This Saturday afternoon at 3pm eastern / 12 noon pacific on AWE & AWETV.COM, one of the most anticipated all-English showdowns will take place as WBA/IBF Super Middleweight champion Carl Froch takes on undefeated George Groves. Before that big fight, there will be a 12 round WBA Super Bantamweight title bout between undefeated champion Scott Quigg ... Read More »

WARD LAYS DOWN GAUNTLET BY DECLARING TO KNOCKOUT ‘DELUSIONAL’ FROCH IN REMATCH AHEAD OF FIGHT THIS WEEKEND LIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (16 Nov) – Super-middleweight king Andre Ward has laid down the gauntlet to Carl Froch, declaring he can knockout the ‘delusional’ British star in a world title unification rematch. The WBA Super and Ring Magazine world champion has opened the door to a potential blockbuster matchup against the reigning IBF world champion Froch, should both men come through their ... Read More »

QUIGG WBA DEFENCE LEADS THE BRIT PACK ON FROCH VS. GROVES UNDERCARD

Scott Quigg will defend his WBA Super Bantamweight title against Diego Silva on November 23 at the sold-out Phones 4u Arena Manchester live on Sky Sports Box Office, with an undercard packed full of Britain’s hottest talent. Quigg’s gym-mate and resurgent Lightweight star Anthony Crolla challenges Martin Gethin for the British title on a busy night for trainer Joe Gallagher, ... Read More »

CARL FROCH TO DEFEND SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE AGAINST GEORGE GROVES ON NOVEMBER 23RD ON AWE

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SAN DIEGO (October 26, 2013)—On Saturday afternoon November 23rd, boxing fans will get an early holiday gift as one of most anticipated All-English bouts in a long time will take place as IBF/WBA Super Middleweight champion Carl Froch defends his crown against undefeated George Groves. The bout will be televised LIVE and exclusively in the United States by AWE and ... Read More »

Groves switches trainers before Froch bout

Future Super Middleweight world title challenger George Groves will change trainers from Adam Booth to Paddy Fitzpatrick before he challenged IBF Super Middleweight champion Carl Froch on November 23rd. “I am extremely happy to name Paddy Fitzpatrick as my new trainer going into what is the biggest fight of my life,” Groves said in a statement on Monday. “Paddy and ... Read More »

Froch – Groves title bout set for November 23rd

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IBF Super Middleweight champion Carlo Froch will defend against undefeated George Groves on November 23rd in Manchester, England according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “I’m delighted to bring this event to Manchester on Nov. 23,” said Matchroom Sport’s Eddie Hearn.. “This ‘Battle of Britain’ is a fascinating fight between a true legend of British boxing in Carl Froch and a ... Read More »

Froch to face Groves in all UK showdown

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com IBF Super Middleweight champion Carl Froch will defend against mandatory challenger George Groves in what will be a much anticipated United Kingdom showdown. “I’m delighted to have got this fight made,” said promoter Eddie Hearn. “It’s a great fight for British boxing with a real throwback feel to the big domestic fights in the ... Read More »

Froch and Kessler, gentlemen and consensus

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In round 6 of their super middleweight match, Saturday, Englishman Carl “The Cobra” Froch and Dane Mikkel “Viking Warrior” Kessler briefly got separated by the ref after a Kessler blow struck well beneath Froch’s cranberry-satin belt line. Froch shook it out, dangling his right foot off the mat till he was rearranged enough to resume, and then the two men ... Read More »

Froch gets revenge and defeats Kessler in Barnburner

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Carl Froch extracted revenge and retained the IBF and won the WBA Super Middleweight title with a twelve round unanimous decision over Mikkel Kessler in a terrific fight at the O2 Arena in London. The bout was very competitive with Froch’s volume and come forward style being the difference in the outcome. Froch was effective early with Kessler only looking ... Read More »

FOLLOW FROCH – KESSLER 2 LIVE!!

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Follow all the action LIVE from the O2 Arena in London as Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler meet in a unification rematch. The fight will begin at 6pm eastern / 3 pm pacfic / 11 pm in London and Midnight in Copenhagen. 12 ROUNDS–IBF/WBA SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLES–CARL FROCH (30-2, 22 KO’s) vs Mikkel Kessler (46-2, 35 KO’s) Round 1 Good ... Read More »

Kessler, Froch make weight

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WBA Super-Middleweight Champion Mikkel Kessler – 11st 12lbs 7oz IBF Super-Middleweight Champion Carl Froch – 11st 13lbs 9oz Read More »

BELLEW-CHILEMBA ROUND 13!

New York, NY (5/23/13) – On March 30, top-rated light heavyweight contender Isaac “Golden Boy” Chilemba (20-1-2, 9KO’s) and reigning WBC silver light heavyweight champion Tony Bellew (19-1-1, 12KO’s) battled to a 12-round split decision draw in Bellew’s backyard of Liverpool. Now, the two combatants are set to go at it again this Saturday night, on the undercard of the ... Read More »

Froch-Kessler final press conference quotes

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IBF CHAMPION CARL FROCH: “It doesn´t get any better than this… to be involved in a fight of this magnitude at this scale against a fighter like Mikkel Kessler at this venue…I could almost explode. I feel shaky and nervous but also confident and strong. I am so sharp. I will enjoy it, I will leave absolutely everything in the ... Read More »

Mikkel Kessler media work-out quotes

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WBA Super-Middleweight Champion Mikkel Kessler (46-2, 35 KOs) has arrived in London prior to his blockbuster unification rematch with IBF champion Carl Froch (30-2, 22 KOs). The Viking Warrior held a media training session at the Hayemaker gym today. “The hard work has been done, Jimmy Montoya has put me through some very exhausting sessions,” Kessler said. “I´ve had the ... Read More »

Super sparring for Kessler – Cleverly, Groves and Skoglund in Copenhagen

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WBA Super-Middleweight Champion Mikkel Kessler will get the most competitive sparring of his career prior to his May 25 showdown with IBF Champion Carl Froch. The Viking Warrior will train with no less than three unbeaten youngsters in his Copenhagen gym this week: WBO Light Heavyweight Champion Nathan Cleverly (26-0, 12 KOs), WBO #1 super middleweight contender George Groves (18-0, ... Read More »

Mikkel Kessler media day quotes

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WBA Super-Middleweight Champion Mikkel Kessler (46-2, 35 KOs) today conducted a media work-out in his gym in Copenhagen, Denmark. On May 25, the Viking Warrior will collide with IBF Champion Carl Froch (30-2, 22 KOs) in front of a sell-out crowd at the O2 Arena in London. “I defeated him in the first fight and I will defeat him again,” ... Read More »

Froch – Kessler II set for May 25th in London

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IBF Super Middleweight champion Carl Froch will take on WBC champ Mikkel Kessler in a rematch of their terrific April 2010 fight on May 25th in London according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “I promised Carl we would meet again and here we are, getting ready to leave it all in the ring for a second time,” Kessler said last ... Read More »

IBF MANDATORY STATUS MEANS SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION CARL FROCH MUST DEFEND TITLE AGAINST ADONIS STEVENSON PURSE BID SET FOR JANUARY 15

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MONTREAL (January 4, 2013) – Finally, after much speculation about his next opponent, International Boxing Federation (IBF) super middleweight Carl “The Cobra” Froch (30-2-0, 22 KOs), of Great Britain, is forced to defend his belt against mandatory contender Adonis “Superman” Stevenson (19-1-0, 16 KOs). In a letter from IBF representative Lindsey Tucker, dated January 2, 2013, sent to the promoters ... Read More »

OFFICIAL WEIGHTS ‘True Brit: Froch vs. Mack’ Live Saturday on PPV & GFL

IBF Super Middleweight Championship (12) CARL FROCH (29-2, 21 KOs), Champion, Nottingham, UK 167 ½ lbs. vs. YUSAF MACK (31-4-2, 17 KOs), Challenger, Philadelphia, PA, USA 168 lbs Froch quotes from today’s official weigh-in: “I’ve trained just as hard for this fight as I did for the Bute fight. The training, the physical side of it: the runs, the groundwork ... Read More »