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Grudge Match II: Froch and Groves rematch on May 31

Phil Jay 13/02/2014

British super-middleweights Carl ‘The Cobra’ Froch and ‘Saint’ George Groves have ironed out the creases on a second world title fight as the two have agreed to do battle once again on May 31 in the United Kingdom.

Their first meeting last year was a much-talked about affair, not only for the way the fight ended, but the how it unfolded from start to finish, as underdog Groves proved himself a worth challenger to WBA and IBF champion Froch – despite having limited world-class experience prior to the November bout.

After much deliberation and wrangling, the rivals are now ready to hand in their signed contracts to the IBF for the eagerly-anticipated return as promoter Eddie Hearn exclusively told WBN on Wednesday.

With the date is now set aside for Froch v Groves II, all interest will now turn to the venue, with several top English football stadiums in the frame including Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium and Nottingham’s City Ground.

A stellar undercard featuring the cream of Matchroom’s talent is expected to accompany the headlining contest between the bitter enemies, with the whole event once again set to unfold live on Sky Sports Box Office.

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