Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

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…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (14)
Top Headlines Mikey Garcia's Coach Feels Errol Spence Fight is The Wrong Move Luis Nery: This Time I'll End Yamanaka in The Sixth Round Donnie Nietes Versus The Clock Canelo's Trainer: GGG Will Be The Same Fighter, Never Changes! Rigondeaux's Coach: Rigo Should Not Suffer Over One Bad Night David Benavidez: I Hope To Fight Gilberto Ramirez, George Groves Photos: Joseph Diaz, Victor Terrazas - Ready For Indio Battle Canelo Will Hit Colorado in March To Prepare For Golovkin Photos: Sor Rungvisai, Estrada, Cuadras, Nietes - Workouts Golovkin Reaches Deal With Tecate Ahead of Canelo Rematch Ortiz-Alexander Peaked at 1.53M Viewers, Averaged 1.13M on FOX Lomachenko-Linares: Arum, Gomez Trade Words - No Date Budge Garcia-Rios Peaked at 558K Viewers, Averaged 516K on Showtime Photos: Dmitry Bivol Putting in Work For Sullivan Barrera Clash Wilder vs. Ortiz Update: Another Title Fight Added To Card Diaz: Gary Russell Has Lots of Flaws; Inactivity Will Be Downfall Hearn: I'd Love To Have Tony Bellew Fight Andre Ward Next! Kovalev-Mikhalkin: Ashkeyev, Murtazaliev, Nursultanov on The Bill Genesis Servania Inks Promotional Pact With Top Rank Holzken: I'm Here To Take Over The World Boxing Super Series Haye To Bellew: I Love You, I've Got a Crush on You Hooker: After I Win The Belt I Won't Run and Hide Like Flanagan! Hearn: Jacobs Deserves Shot at the Winner of Canelo-Golovkin Luis Ortiz: Wilder Talks So Much Just To Try to Convince Himself Briedis' Manager: In a Rematch, My Fighter Will Beat Usyk! Jack Catterall Confident That He Would Beat Ohara Davies Zelfa Barrett vs. Ronnie Clark For IBF European Title WBC Prez: Thurman Has To Fight Shawn Porter and Danny Garcia! Warren: Eubank is Domestic Level, How About Groves-Saunders? Golovkin's Coach: There is No Pressure To Knock Canelo Out Kem Ljungquist Feeling Pleased With Recent Performance Hall of Fame Promoter Reflects on Key Atlantic City Fights Frampton: I'll Need To Be at My Best To Beat Nonito Donaire Regis Prograis Very Motivated For Indongo Clash, Bigger Things Mikey Garcia: I'd Rather Fight Errol Spence Than Lomachenko Video: Richard Schaefer on Mayweather in MMA, Eubank's Future Video: Robert Garcia Talks Rios KO Loss, Mikey Garcia, Mares Andy Lee: It Was The Right Time To Retire From Boxing Photos: Jarrell Miller, Johann Duhaupus - Face To Face in NYC Photos: Daniel Jacobs, Maciej Sulecki - Go Face To Face in NYC
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement