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02 OCTOBER 2014

 

Froch - "I'm happy to honour Groves with a rematch"


Following a gruelling and controversial defense of his WBA/IBF Super Middleweight titles, Carl Froch has stated he would happily rematch George Groves.

 

Talking to Sky Sports the champion said:

 

"I’m happy to honour the crowd, fans and George Groves with a rematch if my trainer and promoter both agree,” he continued “I don’t swerve or duck anybody. If George wants a rematch and it makes sense, then of course we’ll get it on. It’s not my decision.”

 

In reference to Groves punching power he commented:

 

“I had a slow start and got caught clean on the jaw with a very good right hand,”

 

“I was supposed to flatten George Groves in round one but got flattened myself, and I’m man enough to admit it. I got off the floor, I turned the fight around and I defended my title in style. I challenge any man to take that right hand off George Groves, get up and fight the way I did.”

 

See below for full post fight press conferences courtesy of Matchroom Sport.

 

 




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