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ANTHONY DIRRELL RUMORS

George Groves returns with win; says Dirrell couldn’t stand up to what he landed on Rebrasse

‘Saint’ George Groves (20-2, 15 KOs) returned in style on Saturday night. The Hammersmith boxer announced himself back on the world scene with a unanimous decision verdict over the tough Frenchman Christopher Rebrasse (22-3-3, 6 KOs) in a final eliminator. "It feels great to be back," said Groves. "Rebrasse was a good opponent, a very tough guy, he took an...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

George Groves: I’m coming to show the world I’m back & then I’m coming for Anthony Dirrell

George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs) came face-to-face with Christopher Rebrasse (22-2-3, 6 KOs) at today’s final press conference ahead of their fight this Saturday. "The Saint" is ready to get his world title ambitions back on track starting with victory. "We’ve assessed Rebrasse as a fighter and we know the challenges he poses," said Groves. "He is big for...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dirrell Vs. Bika Results: Anthony Dirrell Wins Ugly Rematch

The first fight was competitive, and not as messy; the second fight was downright ugly, but Anthony Dirrell turned a draw into a clear win Saturday night on Showtime against Sakio Bika. Referee Jack Reiss was arguably the main character in this super middleweight do-over, sometimes for good and sometimes for ill. Early on, he wouldn’t let Bika get away with his usual prolific fouling...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Videos: Watch Bika vs. Dirrell first fight highlights

Sakio Bika and Anthony Dirrell are heading towards a rematch, now just 10 days away. Their first fight was a back and forth, rough affair, which left fans wanting more, and the fighters wanting a more decisive conclusive. The first encounter between super middleweights Sakio Bika and Anthony Dirrell kicked off with a fiery first round. From there, the Brooklyn showdown between Bika...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Bika vs. Dirrell rematch & its implications at 168 lbs

Bika and Dirrell Set to Do it Again: A few weeks from now, Sakio Bika is set to square off with Anthony Dirrell for a second time at the StubHub Center in Carson, California for the WBC super middleweight strap. Although generally overlooked in fight circles, this is actually a very important match. Not only will it (hopefully) settle affairs between Bika and Dirrell, but it will...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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