Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/20/14
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Carl Froch will defend his IBF and WBA World super middleweight titles against George Groves this winter. Froch vs. Groves has been mentioned as a likely candidate for the end of the year, and now it's official. The all-British clash will take place in late November or early December at a venue to be confirmed at a press conference in the near future – both men will comment on the fight live on Sky Sports News from midday. Credit: Lawrence Lustig Froch added the WBA strap to his IBF belt when he beat Mikkel Kessler in a brilliant rematch at the O2 Arena in May, with unbeaten Groves collecting the vacant WBA Inter-Continental title on the bill with a fifth round stoppage of Noe Gonzalez Alcoba. “I’m excited the first defence of both my belts is a big domestic clash,” said Froch. “I am a proper fighter and a proper champion and I will always face my mandatory challenger rather than vacate the title. I’ve known George for a while, I’ve sparred with him and watched him grow and now he...
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