Carl Frampton Stops Chris Avalos, Can Make A Great Fight Next

Carl Frampton dispensed with Chris Avalos Saturday with relative ease, as we knew he probably would, even if we also knew Avalos was going to bring the reckless attacking, which he tried to do. The fight itself matters less than this: Frampton is right in the thick of a glut of fighters who can make competitive or otherwise appealing bouts at 122, with names like Guillermo Rigondeaux...
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Gilberto Ramirez: The elephant in the super middleweight division

Will Ramirez Land a Date Against the Likes of Chavez Jr? It is clear that the super middleweight division is in flux, with several of the weight class’s more experienced men retiring, considering retirement or inactive. As a result, we are now in the midst of a changing of the guard, with relative youngsters such as Anthony Dirrell, James DeGale, George Groves and Callum Smith...
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Top 5 fighters facing a make or break year: Broner, Provodnikov, Groves, Cleverly, Trout

2015 is well underway with some important and exciting fights already having taken place. Deontay Wilder has shown us that he is closer to the real deal than we perhaps suspected, while Brandon Rios improved his prospects by battering Mike Alvarado last weekend. While Rios was facing a precarious position if he lost, he’s not the only fighter who has had his back against the wall...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

2014 UK Boxing Awards

2014 saw many things in UK boxing. Carl Froch and George Groves sold out Wembley with a record post-war attendance. Their rivalry culminated with a Froch stoppage win, leaving Groves with rebuilding to do. Talking of rebuilding, Amir Khan began to look more and more of a complete package this year, boxing intelligently to beat Luis Collazo and Devon Alexander. Elsewhere in the welterweight...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Bellew defeats Nathan Cleverly; James DeGale, George Groves & Anthony Joshua all score stoppages

Tony Bellew gained sweet revenge over Nathan Cleverly with a split decision win at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The bitter rivals looked neck and neck over the first eight rounds, but Bellew crucially found the extra gears and pinned Cleverly against the ropes in the final rounds, and although the Welshman was able to withstand the onslaught bravely, Bellew took over the fight and...
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November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 British boxers of the 21st Century so far

There’s been a resurgence in British boxing -- with the likes of Carl Frampton, George Groves, Amir Khan, Scott Quigg and others all competing on the world stage and selling out arenas along the way, with fighters such as Anthony Joshua and Luke Campbell already in the pipeline for the years ahead. Will any of those fighters ever be amongst the best British fighters of all-time...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Callum Smith stepping up against Nikola Sjekloca, confident he would beat George Groves

Callum Smith says he will prove that he is ready to step up to world level when he faces Nikola Sjekloca at the sold out Echo Arena in Liverpool on November 22. Smith meets Sjekloca in a WBC Super Middleweight eliminator and the unbeaten 24 year old is preparing for the toughest test of his promising career, looking to move to 15-0 and close another great year in the paid ranks....
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

George Groves staying busy, added to Cleverly-Bellew II card on Nov 22nd

George Groves is back in action on November 22 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The ‘Saint’ will face American Denis Douglin (17-3, 10 KOs) on a bumper bill topped by the domestic grudge match between Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew. Groves returns following a unanimous points victory over Christopher Rebrasse at the SSE Arena, Wembley in September, in which the Hammersmith boxer...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

George Groves still looking for 3rd Carl Froch fight

Would the Third Time be the Charm for Groves? He Thinks So: Despite his two brutal defeats to rival Carl Froch, George Groves has made it clear he wants to step into the ring and face him again. Yes, Groves still believes that he could beat Froch. Of course, while they are fairly evenly matched Groves has been beaten on both previous occasions. Groves made the challenge on the back...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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 awful lot of...
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September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

George Groves-Chroistopher Rebrasse weigh-in results & photos

George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs) and Christopher Rebrasse (22-2-3, 6 KOs) both made weight ahead of their title final eliminator and European Championship clash. Check out the official weights and the photos of the weigh in from this afternoon right here. George Groves: 11st 13lbs and 6oz -- 167.4 lbs Christopher Rebrasse: 11st 13lbs 8oz -- 167.5 lbs Groves and Rebrasse will...
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September 19, 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 weight, throws a lot of...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Full undercard for Groves-Rebrasse: Kal Yafai, Luke Campbell, Martin Ward, Ricky Boylan

On Saturday night, ‘Saint’ George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs) returns following his Wembley Stadium blockbuster and is straight back on the title trail with a European Championship challenge and WBC title eliminator against Christopher Rebrasse (22-2-3, 6 KOs) at the SSE Arena, Wembley. Alongside the ‘Return of the Saint’, fans can look forward to an action-packed undercard brought...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

George Groves must answer these 3 questions this weekend

This weekend George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs) returns to the ring following his May defeat to Carl Froch, taking on Christopher Rebrasse (22-2-3, 6 KOs). After losing the biggest fight of his career thus far it will be intriguing to see how Groves looks. This fight should give us an indication as to whether or not Groves has recovered, or even can recover, from two big defeats to a domestic...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rebrasse: I’m confident I’ll beat Groves & I’ll do whatever it takes

Christopher Rebrasse (22-2-3, 6 KOs) has arrived in London ready to defend his European Super Middleweight crown in a WBC World title final eliminator against George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs). Today at a media workout at Stonebridge Boxing Club the Frenchman shared his thoughts ahead of Saturday night’s fight at the SSE Arena, Wembley. Said Rebrasse: "I’m very happy to be here...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

George Groves chomping at the bit for this weekend’s return at Wembley

Today super middleweight George Groves conducted a media workout at his Hammersmith gym ahead of Saturday night’s title eliminator and European Championship challenge against Christopher Rebrasse at the SSE Arena, Wembley. Groves was put through his paces by coach Paddy Fitzpatrick and looked in top shape as he enters the final days of training prior to his Wembley return. ...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Opponent named for Kal Yafai’s fight on Sept 20th card headlined by George Groves

Kal Yafai (11-0, 8 KOs) will face Herald Molina (17-8-3, 7 KOs) at the SSE Arena, Wembley on Saturday September 20. Yafai landed the Commonwealth title in style in Leeds in May, blasting away Yaqub Kareem inside three rounds, and the unbeaten Birmingham talent says he’ll take the first steps on the road to World title glory on the undercard of George Groves’ European Super Middleweight...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Christopher Rebrasse confident against George Groves, wants shot at Anthony Dirrell

European Champion Christopher Rebrasse (22-2-3, 6 KOs) travels to London to face George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs) in a final eliminator for the WBC World Super Middleweight title on September 20 at the SSE Arena, Wembley. Victory will earn the Frenchman a shot at the newly crowned champion Anthony Direll and bring him a step closer to achieving his ultimate ambition. Rebrasse has worked...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

George Groves back on Sept 20 in London, Campbell, Yafai, Ward & Ahlin on undercard

On September 20, ‘’Saint’’ George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs) returns in a final eliminator for the WBC title against European Champion Christopher Rebrasse (22-2-3, 6 KOs). Already confirmed for September 20 are Olympic gold medalist Luke Campbell MBE (7-0, 5 KOs), Commonwealth Super Flyweight Champion Kal Yafai (11-0, 8 KOs), lightweight prospect Martin J. Ward (9-0-1, 4 KOs...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

George Groves to return Sept 20th at Wembley

’Saint’’ George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs) returns on September 20th in a final eliminator for the WBC Super Middleweight title against European Champion Christopher Rebrasse (22-2-3, 5 KOs). Rebrasse’s European title will also be on the line when the pair meet at the SSE Arena in Wembley. ‘’It is great to be back here in Wembley and back to world-class boxing,’’ said...
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Noe Gonzalez: I know I can stop Rocky Fielding

Noe Gonzalez says there will be no repeat of the mistake he made against George Groves when he tackles Rocky Fielding at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on July 1. The Argentinian-based Uruguayan traveled to London in May 2013 to face Groves on the undercard of Carl Froch’s clash with Mikkel Kessler at The O2, and walked onto a stiff short right-hand from the Hammersmith star in the...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

British Boxing Beat: Butler beats Hall, continued Froch-Groves fallout & more

Blair’s view from Britain: After the incessant debate, hype and expectation ahead of the Carl Froch and George Groves rematch, British boxing pundits - myself included, got all flustered and forgot there were other fighters, nay weight classes, outside of the sterling super middleweight duo. Hence, I was left shaking my head in virulent denial on Saturday night as I was told of...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 opponents for Carl Froch after big KO win over Groves

Who Will (& Should) Carl Froch Fight Next? As Carl Froch ended his bitter rivalry with George Groves both concussively and conclusively he now looks set to embark on the final portion of an excellent career. ‘The Cobra’ will be 37 later this year, and it is uncertain as to how many more fights he wishes to have. He certainly has at least one more fight ahead though, which...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Boxer proposes to girlfriend after knocking out opponent

One of the most memorable moments from the Academy Award winning movie “Rocky” is when Philadelphia underdog Rocky Balboa embraces his girlfriend Adrian in the ring after taking Apollo Creed the distance. It might very well be the most romantic moment in boxing history. However, IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch may have something to say about that. After knocking...
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Can George Groves recover physically & mentally from crushing KO loss to Froch?

Although technically what happened in Wembley Stadium on Saturday night is a TKO because the referee stopped the fight without making a count, in all other ways Carl Froch delivered a devastating one-punch kayo to George Groves. Groves wasn't just stopped; he was hit by a right cross that turned him around like a music box ballerina and deposited him on his ass, leaving him splayed...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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