With the postponement of the David Haye vs. Tyson Fury clash, the burden of expectancy for a fight to appease the UK public has fallen squarely on the shoulders of English super middleweights Carl Froch and George Groves. They are set to fight on November 23 and already they have engaged in verbal sparring in a bid to gain any sort of psychological upper-hand.
With a great deal of scrutiny and attention for the fight, there is significant pressure to deliver. However, uncertainty remains as to one specific aspect of this fight - exactly how ready is George Groves for Carl Froch?
Credit: Lawrence Lustig
Some will accuse me of simply jumping to Groves’ recent split with former trainer Adam Booth as a means to suggest this fight is coming at too soon a point for him, but there is more reasoning behind my query.
One major element of this is the current level of George Groves in relation to an established world class fighter such as Froch. I need not list the names Froch has encountere...