James DeGale (right) and George Groves contest the British super-middleweight championship.

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", He added: "I will fight him again yeah if everything is all right and it's the right way.

The final minute of the ninth round was the most entertaining of the fight with both boxers opening up as DeGale rocked his opponent with 30 seconds to go and then, just before the bell, had him wobbling with a huge left, which had Groves desperately holding on. With two rounds to go the fight was in the balance, and another clash of heads resulted in a huge cut opening up on the forehead of Groves which attracted a lot of attention from the referee. Southpaw DeGale was ecstatic when he heard his name called at the end of the fight. Read more.

He is tough but technically good as well. DeGale vs. Groves On 17 March 2011, Frank Warren announced that DeGale would defend his British title against fellow Dale Youth Boxing Club graduate and Commonwealth champion George Groves at The O2 on 21 May. "Everyone was raving about him.

However, it was the British champion who ended the fight on top, opening up against a tiring Groves and they slugged it out right until the final bell. I knew I'd won. Groves hits back... Finding Jack Carlton: New film portrays life of sport hero, Joyce hoping for quick win over Dubois in heavyweight showdown, Jason McAteer opens up about intense rivalry with Roy Keane, 'You can't buy youth': Dubois positive ahead of his Joyce fight, Dubois and Joyce confirm the date for their highly anticipated bout, Le Tissier expects this Merseyside derby to be the 'most fascinating', Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for coronavirus, Dowden: Banning fans from sports events 'hateful' but unavoidable, Southgate downplays row with Tottenham over Harry Kane fitness, England v Denmark: A look at the stats ahead of the game, Oliver Dowden dismisses Project Big Picture plans as a 'latest wheeze', Adebayo Akinfenwa opens up to why the FA let him down. He’s so full of himself he thinks he can patronise everyone. He will be again this weekend.’.

Same hood: Groves and DeGale grew up in the same part of Notting Hill in west London. Last updated on 7 September 20117 September 2011.From the section Boxing. ‘He still thinks he can look down on me as a kid. Read more.

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DeGale began the seventh round confidently as Groves' defence continued to drop lower but he still managed to land a clubbing left. But not me. As an amateur, Groves won the ABA middleweight title twice in 2007 and 2008.. And the London duo have not spoken since Groves' victory over 25-year-old DeGale. James DeGale maintains a controversial points defeat against bitter rival George Groves is "totally out" of his system as he aims to become European super-middleweight champion next month. Team Chunky, we’re back. Heard this was a bullshit decision too, time to score it right! He has fast hands.’, DeGale: ‘At least he won’t freeze on the night, which means we should give the fans a fun fight... for as long as it lasts. Groves, who also beat his opponent as an amateur, was content to prove the doubters wrong and claimed he would be willing to fight DeGale again. Two young chips off the old west London block of housing estates carry their mutual grudge into a boxing ring on Saturday night, under the mass gaze of live television. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

DeGale fought mostly on the back foot and landed combinations, numbing the high pressure of Truax. and trust me, a world title to come once I’ve brushed this itch Groves off my shoulder.’, Man with the golden gloves: DeGale is an Olympic medallist and has rubbished suggestions he doesn't punch properly. Unbeaten Commonwealth champion Groves used to box at the same gym as DeGale and defeated the Olympic champion in their only meeting as amateurs.
George Groves (born 26 March 1988) is a British former professional boxer who competed from 2008 to 2018. But when the results were announced in front of a huge crowd at the O2 Arena in London, Groves was the one leaving with the belts.

One of the biggest British fights of the year may also be the most controversial, as many believed DeGale did enough to win the British and Commonwealth super middleweight titles that were up for grabs. Then you’ll know why one of the judges admitted on the night they were never going to give me the decision because I came across so flash.’, No pushover: DeGale bullishly claims that Groves has a suspect chin and has been knocked out in training, Groves: ‘There you go. This will be by far the toughest fight of my career but the Groves fight is totally out of my system," added DeGale. Groves still appeared dazed at the start of the 10th but found success with his jab, although his punches appeared to lack spite with DeGale looking the more dangerous fighter. DeGale took a strong right hand at the start of the fifth and Groves' footwork was proving frustrating for his opponent who chased but could not catch his rival. In March 2018, he was ranked as the world's … No bullshit at all, the right fighter won this mostly boring fight! Groves will have Britain’s world heavyweight champion David Haye and his trainer, Adam Booth, in his corner. DeGale says: ‘So what?

Groves responded to DeGale's comments by saying: "Everyone wants to smash DeGale's face in.

But now I have beaten him twice.". He started it! DeGale suffered a potentially damaging first professional loss when he slipped to a disputed defeat to Groves in May. About Us | Contact | Feedback | Site Map | Score the Controversial Fights. "Ask any of the coaches in the gym, I used to play with George in sparring. . Then I gave him a clump.’, ‘A clump?’ huffs Groves. But Groves battled on despite cuts on his forehead, left eye and right cheekbone and DeGale hurt his opponent again with a left but they again traded and landed in a contest that was turning into a classic.

Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so. I get a good world ranking if I win it and everything's still on to become world champion before the next Olympics.". Says Groves: ‘It was mostly 50-50 when we gloved up.

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Go look at the videotape. When DeGale talks I want to punch him! If I'm brutally honest, George and me do not like each other," said DeGale.

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