Froch-Groves rematch will be at Wembley

first_imgWembley Stadium has been confirmed as the venue for George Groves’ world title rematch against Carl Froch. They will meet again on 31 May after Groves’ challenge for Froch’s World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation super-middleweight belts in November ended in controversial circumstances when he was stopped in the ninth round.The Hammersmith man was ahead, had floored Froch earlier in the fight and appeared to be well capable of continuing when referee Howard Foster halted the contest after a flurry of shots thrown by the champion.AdChoices广告There has since been a clamour for the pair to fight for a second time and Nottingham’s Froch was recently ordered by the IBF to fight Groves again or risk being stripped of the title.It will be the first fight staged at Wembley since the stadium re-opened in 2007 and will attract a crowd of up to 90,000, which would be by far the biggest post-war attendance at a boxing match in Britain. Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebook See also:Heartbreak for Groves in world title clashFroch insists ref was right to stop fightPromoter predicts Froch-Groves rematchGroves: I’ll bounce back and be championGroves’ trainer reveals he had reservations about fight refereeGutted Groves says he proved he belongs at the top levelFroch claims Groves rejected rematch offerFroch ordered to face Groves in rematchGroves to face Froch in rematch on 31 MayDeGale wants Groves clash at the EmiratesGroves vows to avenge ‘stonewall robbery’DeGale eyes world title after joining HearnGroves: My left hook will finish Frochlast_img