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Kenny Anderson-Robin Reid For Groves' Vacant Title

By Shaun Brown

After a long and drawn out saga, Scotland's Kenny Anderson, 17-1 (12), will finally get a chance to get fight for the vacant British super middleweight title against former world champion Robin Reid, 42-7-1 (29), on October 20th in Sheffield.
 
Anderson has been craving a rematch with former champion George Groves since their mini war for the Englishman's Commonwealth title in 2010. Since then injuries to Groves and additional postponements have put the much-anticipated rematch on hold. There is no confirmation yet as to whether Groves has vacated the title or has been stripped.
 
Anderson v Reid, each possessing genuine punching power, will be part of the undercard to Kell Brook's final eliminator for the IBF world welterweight title against Hector Saldivia.
 
Full reaction to follow to the news that "The Widowmaker will face "The Grim Reaper."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 10-18-2012

[QUOTE=Clegg;12507369]Groves has acted really unprofessionally about this whole thing, basically stalling Anderson's career for more than a year for no real reason. Warren is obviously to blame as well. He's an entertaining fighter but this kind of thing makes it…

Comment by norway on 10-18-2012

hope your kidding about your comment about the lonsdale belt means more than the WBO !!??!! The lonsdale belt means less than any belt holding up some fat ass´es pants LMFAO

Comment by Mick Higgs on 09-14-2012

Personally I was pleased when Groves/Stieglitz fell though as the WBO title means nothing compared to the Lonsdale belt.

Comment by D-MiZe on 09-14-2012

How is Groves to blame for another man's decisions? Groves is doing his own thing, had a world title shot lined-up before withdrawing with an injury. Was scheduled to fight Anderson at one point, re-arranged and then cancelled through another…

Comment by TMTPromotions on 09-14-2012

[QUOTE=Clegg;12507369]Groves has acted really unprofessionally about this whole thing, basically stalling Anderson's career for more than a year for no real reason. Warren is obviously to blame as well. He's an entertaining fighter but this kind of thing makes it…

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