Phones 4u Arena (MEN Arena), Manchester, United Kingdom
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
Who won Froch vs Groves?
Carl Froch beat George Groves by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 23rd November 2013 at Phones 4u Arena (MEN Arena) in Manchester.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This contest was for the unified super middleweight championship of the world, with the IBF & WBA belts on the line.
Froch vs Groves stats
Back in November 2013, Carl Froch stepped into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
George Groves made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 0 draws.
Carl Froch was the older man by 11 years, at 37 years old.
Froch had a height advantage of 1 inch over Groves. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Carl Froch & George Groves fought out of an orthodox stance.
Froch was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 6 years and 7 months earlier than Groves, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 80 more professional rounds, 248 to Groves' 168.
Froch's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.5 rounds on average.
What time did Froch vs Groves start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at Phones 4u Arena (MEN Arena), Manchester, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
What were the odds on Froch vs Groves?
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