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Froch Rejects Groves: Did He Give DeGale a Rematch!

IBF/WBA "regular" super middleweight champion Carl Froch has no interest in a rematch with domestic rival George Groves. Last month in Nottingham, Froch stopped Groves by way of a controversial ninth round TKO. Most believed the referee stopped the fight too early as Froch was trying to finish off a hurt Groves. Froch went down in the first round and was hurt several times in the contest.

Froch told Daily Express: "There is a real stink of hypocrisy about this because George Groves has been telling anyone who would listen I have a duty to fight him. I beat him fair and square. The referee stopped the contest and there is no arguing about the fact he was down and out.

"Did Groves hand James DeGale a rematch when they fought a few years ago in a close one? I didn't hear Groves going on about duty back then. Then Joe Calzaghe bleats on about rematches. I didn't see him give Robin Reid a rematch, or Bernard Hopkins. Yet I stopped a voluntary challenger and I'm supposed to hand him a rematch. I'm very reluctant to hand Groves a pay-day, especially when he behaves like an idiot all the time. I don't like him as he has absolutely no respect, no class and is a spoilt kid.

"Of course he wants to fight me again as he wants to make a killing. But why should I? I'm the champion and that means I call the shots."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by AddiX on 12-26-2013

Froch made groves a household name and already gave him a shot, he doesn't owe him anything.

Comment by G22 on 12-26-2013

I can see both sides of the argument. Carl is right in what he says and there is abit of hypocrisy and haymaker traits about George Having said that comparing this fight to degale/ groves isn't relevant cuz nobody demanded…

Comment by Ringlife on 12-26-2013

Froch is right but he's wrong for not wanting to please his fans by not giving Groves a rematch.

Comment by ElChino on 12-26-2013

you aint getting your rematch ever groves deal with it.

Comment by LacedUp on 12-26-2013

[QUOTE=yoz;14070947]People act like Groves is some kind of angel. The guy taunted Kenny Anderson relentlessly, promised him a rematch, withdrew with a suspect injury, and then dumped the Lonsdale belt in the trash. [IMG]http://www.boxingscene.com/uploads/58492/A51RDCBCUAAsqxo.jpg%20large.jpg[/IMG] He's a great fighter, sure, but…

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