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Hearn: Froch, Groves May Collide in 2013 Blockbuster

Eddie Hearn says that a huge all-British super middleweight World title showdown between IBF and WBA champion Carl Froch and unbeaten Commonwealth champion George Groves could happen later this year.

Reacting to reports this morning that the IBF have ordered Froch to face mandatory challenger Groves, Hearn, who promotes both fighters, clarified the position on both boxers and the potential of a clash between the champ, who turns 36 today, and the 25 year old Londoner.

“We are in talks regarding a potential blockbuster domestic fight later this year,” said Hearn. “Both fighters have plenty of options and although it’s a fight we originally envisaged for next summer, if it makes sense for both fighters, neither has a problem with making it happen.”

An announcement will be made next week regarding future plans for both fighters.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MDPopescu on 07-03-2013

[QUOTE=Rome-By-Ko;13526853]I totally agree with you bro..[/QUOTE] Carl has all the tools for beating GGG right now: he'll taller, he has that long-long effective jab, he has a granite chin, and he still has the legs... Plus: Froch is able to…

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 07-03-2013

[QUOTE=MDPopescu;13526846]I'd heard that Froch called Golovkin. Believe me or not but I think that [B]Carl would beat GGG at this stage[/B]...[/QUOTE] I totally agree with you bro..

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 07-03-2013

I actually would not mind this fight,it should do good business in the UK as well..

Comment by MDPopescu on 07-03-2013

I'd heard that Froch called Golovkin. Believe me or not but I think that Carl would beat GGG at this stage...

Comment by CraigM on 07-03-2013

[QUOTE=lefthooklead;13525114]I'd like to see Groves fight someone like Bika first to make this fight relevant, hell, even someone like Abraham if they could make that happen. I am probably one of a few on here that thinks that Groves would…

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