British super-middleweight star George Groves has targeted the winner of WBO World Champion Arthur Abraham and Robert Stieglitz’s clash next month.
The unbeaten Hammersmith southpaw first challenges Mouhamed Ali Ndiaye for the Vacant European title on Saturday 16th March at Wembley Arena, with Abraham and Stieglitz meeting a week later in Germany.
David Haye’s stablemate and British and Commonwealth super-middleweight champion George Groves talks Kenny Anderson, stepping up to elite level, and why he’s not betting on Haye vs Chisora going the distance…
George, do you have a date for your rematch with Kenny Anderson yet?
Shane Mosley rolled back the years to put on a spirited performance against Mexican sensation Saul Alvarez but could not stop the rising star running away with a unanimous points win to retain his WBC light-middleweight title.
The 21-year-old Mexican was given the verdict over the American veteran 119-109 on two of the judges' scorecards, while and the third had it 118-110.
James DeGale successfully defended his European super-middleweight title with a fourth round stoppage of Italian veteran Cristian Sanavia in Frederikshavn, Denmark, on Saturday night.
DeGale controlled the opening couple of rounds but a wobble after he was caught by a shot at the end of the third should arguably have been counted as a knockdown.
World champion Nathan Cleverly has been forced to withdraw from his WBO light-heavyweight title defence against Robin Krasniqi due to a viral infection.
The unbeaten Welsh star was scheduled to face Kosovan Krasniqi on April 28 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, but has been unable to train for his fourth title defence.
George Groves has pulled out of his world super-middleweight title fight with Robert Stieglitz through injury having been due to travel to Germany on May 5 to face the WBO belt holder.
This is the second fight Groves has failed to make this year after a back injury forced the postponment of his rematch with Kenny Anderson at Wembley Arena in March.
Undefeated British and Commonwealth super-middleweight champion George Groves has confirmed that he will challenge WBO world titleholder Robert Steiglitz on May 5.
Groves will travel to the champion's backyard to fight for a world title in only his 15th professional contest. Steiglitz meanwhile, will be making the sixth defence of his title and will be boxing in his 44th career fight.
Former super-middleweight world champion Mikkel Kessler has announced that he will move up to light-heavyweight to face fellow Super Six contestant Allan Green on May 19.