On November 23, 2013 Carl Froch scored a technical knockout win over Georgie Groves in the 9th round of a scheduled 12 round bout to win the IBF super middleweight and WBA super world super middleweight titles. Both Froch and Groves have been idle since that fateful bout that took place in Manchester but they will return to the ring in a May 31 rematch for both the IBF super middleweight and WBA super world super middleweight titles from Wembley Stadium in London, United Kingdom. Carl Froch opened as a -160 favorite with the Boxing odds while George Groves opened as a +130 dog. The over under on this bout was over 10.5 round -120 and under 10.5 rounds -110.
The 26 year old George Groves hails from Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom where he still resides and has a career record of 19 wins and 1 loss with 0 draws. Out of his 19 wins 15 have come by knockout while his only loss was that aforementioned TKO against Froch. Groves is the 2nd ranked super middleweight out of the UK and is the 8th ranked super middleweight in the world. He stands at 5 feet 11 and one half inches tall with a reach of 72 inches and an orthodox stance.
The 36 year old Carl Froch is a native of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom where he still resides. He is the top ranked super middleweight in the United Kingdom and the 2nd ranked super middleweight in the world. He stands at 6 feet 1 inches tall with a reach of 75 inches and an orthodox stance. “The Cobra” has a career record of 32 wins, 2 losses, and 0 draws. Out of his 32 wins 23 have come by knockout while Froch has never suffered a knockout loss. Froch originally won the IBF and WBA super middleweight title belts on May 25, 2013 with a unanimous decision win over Mikkel Kessler.
The defending champ Froch comes at a fair price and is the proven commodity that we will back. Froch!
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