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BRITISH ACE MURRAY HOPING TO FOLLOW FROCH’S PATH TO STARDOM AS HE GEARS UP FOR MONTE CARLO CLASH THIS WEEKEND ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (June 21) – British middleweight ace Martin Murray is hoping to follow in the footsteps of four-time world champion Carl Froch. The St Helens star battles Ukrainian Max Bursak in Monte Carlo tonight, live on BoxNation, and has told the channel he is hoping to emulate the formidable Nottingham assassin. Prior to Froch’s stardom on British shores he was ... Read More »

Carl Froch: Into the breach

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By Bart Barry– Saturday at London’s Wembley Stadium British super middleweight titlist Carl “The Cobra” Froch stood before 80,000 of his countrymen, and across from a particularly obstinate one named George Groves, and told them to set aside the ample achievements of a career he casually calls “unbelievable” and judge his legacy on one criterion: How he acquitted himself in ... Read More »

Froch knocks out Groves in 8!!!

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Carl Froch silenced any critics as he stopped George Groves for the 2nd time in eight months, this time in front of over 80,000 spectators at Wembley Stadium in London to retain his IBF/WBA Super Middleweight titles. Groves boxed well over the first four rounds as he was quicker with the jab and landed an occasional right hand against Froch, ... Read More »

FOLLOW FROCH – GROVES LIVE

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Follow all the action when Carl Froch and George Groves get it on in an highly anticipated Super Middleweight title rematch that will take place in front of over 80,000 fans in Wembley Stadium. The action begins at 4 PM ET / 9 PM in London. REFRESH EVERY COUPLE MINUTES FOR LIVE UPDATES 12 ROUNDS–WBA/IBF SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE–CARL FROCH (32-2, ... Read More »

Business Sense: Froch-Groves at Wembley is a lesson to feuding promoters about how to keep customers from walking away

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By Norm Frauenheim London’s Wembley Stadium will be the stage Saturday for what figures to be a terrific rematch in the second edition of Carl Froch-versus-George Groves and an even better lesson for what ails the business in North America. It’s pretty simple, obvious enough to be embarrassing. Give the fans what they want. From New York to Las Vegas ... Read More »

Froch vs. Groves II: Final Press Conference Quotes

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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. Carl Froch “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 ... Read More »

Carl Froch, and the art of unjustifiable self-belief

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By Bart Barry- In a “Gloves Are Off” prefight conversation more entertaining than a highlight reel of every eerily scored “Face Off with Max Kellerman” episode HBO has aired, British super middleweight George Groves, dangling awkwardly in a frame hung by his opponent as a man who makes mysterious predictions profound to him alone, assured Sky Sports host Johnny Nelson ... Read More »

HBO BOXING® RETURNS TO LONDON FOR THE ENTHRALLING REMATCH HBO BOXING AFTER DARK®: CARL FROCH VS. GEORGE GROVES II, PRESENTED SATURDAY, MAY 31, ALONG WITH THE TITLE FIGHT SIMPIWE VETYEKA VS. NONITO DONAIRE FROM MACAU

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American boxing fans can catch a highly anticipated UK rematch and a title fight from Macau when HBO BOXING AFTER DARK®: CARL FROCH VS. GEORGE GROVES II AND SIMPIWE VETYEKA VS. NONITO DONAIRE is seen SATURDAY, MAY 31 at 4:00 p.m. (ET/PT). The HBO Sports team will be calling both events, which will be available in HDTV, closed-captioned for the ... Read More »

Saint’ George Groves signs with Team Sauerland

Team Sauerland are proud to announce the signing of George Groves (19-1, 15 KOs). The 26 year-old super middleweight star has put pen to paper and signed a long term promotional contract with Europe’s leading boxing promoter ahead of his Wembley Stadium mega-fight with Carl Froch for the WBA and IBF World Super Middleweight Titles. ‘’I am extremely pleased to ... Read More »

Camp Notes: Brandon Gonzales In Beast Mode For DeGale Fight

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HAYWARD CA, (May 19, 2014) – Gary Shaw Productions and Antonio Leonard Promotions undefeated Super-Middleweight contender, Brandon “Flawless” Gonzales (18-0-1, 12 KOs) ranked IBF # 3, is in beast mode for his upcoming showdown with IBF # 4 James DeGale (18-1, 12 KOs) for the IBF mandatory position. The 12-round bout is set to take place at Wembley Stadium in ... Read More »

Ghislain Maduma prepared to make Major statement May 31 against Kevin Mitchell in IBF lightweight title eliminator

MONTREAL (May 6, 2013) – Nothing has ever been handed to undefeated world lightweight contender Ghislain “Mani” Maduma (16-0, 10 KOs). Unable to get a world title shot, the Congo-born, Montreal fighter is forcing the issue, fighting “Mighty” Kevin Mitchell (37-2, 27 KOs) in his backyard on May 31 in an International Boxing Federation (IBF) title eliminator, on the Matchroom ... Read More »

Mitchell to battle Maduma on Froch – Groves II card

Kevin Mitchell will battle Ghislain Maduma in a Lightweight title elimination bout on the May 31 Carl Froch – George Groves rematch undercard at Wembley Stadium in London according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “This fight carries huge risk but also huge rewards,” said promoter Eddie Hearn. “I strongly believe that Kevin can beat Vazquez but he has a massive ... Read More »

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 »