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George Groves Officially Signs Deal With Sauerland Event

Team Sauerland are proud to announce the signing of George Groves (19-1, 15 KOs). confirming a story which first broke Monday afternoon on Boxingscene.com

The 26 year-old super middleweight star has put pen to paper and signed a long term promotional contract with Europe’s leading boxing promoter ahead of his Wembley Stadium mega-fight with Carl Froch for the WBA and IBF World Super Middleweight Titles.
 
‘’I am extremely pleased to have signed with Team Sauerland,’’ said Groves. ‘’I have boxed on their shows in the past and have known Kalle and Nisse (Sauerland) for years. The shows they put on in Europe are phenomenal. 

"This is definitely a step in the right direction for me as I look to build my name not only across Europe but all around the world. I feel that now I have the right team in place to help me achieve everything I need to in boxing.’’
 
Said promoter Kalle Sauerland: ‘’We are proud to have won the race for George’s signature and look forward to guiding one of the most exciting talents on the planet. We are sure that George will write boxing history and delighted that we will be a part of the journey on a personal and business level.’’
 
Groves joins Team Sauerland’s stable of champions which includes former five-time world champion Mikkel Kessler, WBO Super Middleweight Champion Arthur Abraham, WBO Cruiserweight Champion Marco Huck, IBF Cruiserweight Champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez, WBA Light Heavyweight Champion Juergen Braehmer and British heavyweight star David Price. 
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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by lutenco on 05-20-2014

Good move IMO!

Comment by BattlingNelson on 05-20-2014

[QUOTE=denium;14570626]If Froch wins, is he realistically going to fight DeGale? I'd rather see Froch-Chavez JR or Froch-GGG.[/QUOTE] If Froch wins I reckon it's safe to say he'll do a decider against Kessler.

Comment by Weebler I on 05-20-2014

[QUOTE=denium;14570660]Froch is nearly finished which is a massive shame for the sport. One more fight after Groves maybe?[/QUOTE] If Froch beats Groves, he will fight on imo. It will be Chavez, DeGale or Kessler (if he can activate rematch clause).

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 05-20-2014

Groves trying to run from the DeGale rematch yet again :nonono:

Comment by kafkod on 05-20-2014

[QUOTE=boxingfan1986;14570620]is there any significance in groves announcing this before the fight?[/QUOTE] "Everything for a reason." How many times has Groves said that during the build up to this fight?

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