By Chris McKenna, courtesy of The Daily Star
GEORGE GROVES insists he can still become a world champion despite his dream night ending in nightmare fashion.
The 26-year-old Londoner was sparked out by rival Carl Froch in the eighth round of their IBF and WBA super-middleweight clash at Wembley Stadium.
It is his second defeat on the trot after losing controversially to the Nottingham man in November.
But he has vowed to bounce back and is keen to land another title shot as soon as possible.
Groves said: "I'm still 26 years old. I've just boxed in front of 80,000 people.
"I didn't get the result I wanted, but I was boxing well and I'm sure I'm going to have a long and successful career ahead of me.
"We will go back to the drawing board and we will come back bigger and stronger.
"I will improve. I will come back stronger and I will be world champion.
"I look forward to the time ahead. We gave him a good fight."
Groves signed with Sauerland Promotions just a week before the fight having negotiated his own deal to land the rematch.
Kalle Sauerland - one half of the brother partnership - revealed they already have a plan in place and WBC champion Sakio Bika is an option.
Sauerland said: "We've got plans A, B and C. It will be a quick process.
"Sakio Bika? He's definitely on the radar. He's a great champion."
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