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Stieglitz vs Groves Purse Bid is Ordered For March 12th
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By Osmond Rodriguez

In a strange move, the WBO has ordered a purse bid for a mandatory fight between super middleweight champion Robert Stieglitz (41-2, 23KOs) and British challenger George Groves (14-0, 11KOs).

The move is strange because both boxers have very tough fights coming up. Stieglitz defends his title against for two-time champion Mikkel Kessler on April 14th, and Groves has a rematch with Kenny Anderson on March 16th.

The purse bid has been scheduled for March 12th at La Pampa Restaurant in Hungary.

Tags: Robert Stieglitz , George Groves , Stieglitz-Groves , Stieglitz vs Groves

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comment by BattlingNelson, on 03-07-2012
There's All kinds of rumours regarding Kessler vs. Stieglitz. Also a few facts. Its a fact that there's no undercard announced. Its also a fact that most of Sauerlands Danish pros are fighting at a card just a couple of weeks prior to the Kessler date. Its also a fact that there has been zero hy...

comment by tripper, on 03-07-2012
[QUOTE=Clegg]Warren Boys Only and all that.[/QUOTE] Ive never thought about it like that but holy sh1t, pretty much every champ hes had is wbo.

comment by Clegg, on 03-07-2012
[QUOTE=SaintGeorge]Does Warren work for the WBO or something?[/QUOTE] Nah, they just seem to be very close. I remember that the WBO wasn't really seen as a proper world title, and then Warren had his biggest names win and hold onto their WBO belts. It was Warren's boxers like Hamed, Eubank,...

comment by SAJ10, on 03-07-2012
I doubt whether this will be anything to do with Warren - Kessler will beat Stegliez, which means Groves will become mandatory against Kessler. Booth said not long ago Groves needs a lot more polishing before moving to World level and was talking of 18 months time. No way their ready for th...

comment by SaintGeorge, on 03-07-2012
Does Warren work for the WBO or something?

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