Found August 07, 2013 on The Queensbury Rules:
Upon learning of George Groves’ plans to take on Carl Froch, the overwhelming reaction amongst the British contingent seemed to be one of joy. It was a childlike emotion for many, one that could be traced back as far as the early 1990s when British super middleweights regularly squared off in megafights commanding television audiences that would nowadays make even the likes of Floyd Mayweather blush. Many were thrilled at the prospect of the young, undefeated Londoner taking on the ageing but by no means past it title holder. Yet I could not count myself in their number, even though I’ve recently been rereading Donald McRae’s seminal "Dark Trade" and found myself inundated with returning memories of that glorious era some twenty years ago. Make no mistake, it’s a fantastic contest on paper. Carl Froch is one of the finest fighters these islands have ever produced and George Groves is arguably the best prospect in the super middleweight division. There are currently few...
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