Biography of George Groves

Boxer was born on March 26, 1988 in England. He is a British boxer professional who performs in the middle weight category. In addition, he is the world champion (WBAsuper), also world champion (IBO) and European middleweight champion (EBU).

For his amateur career in boxing Groves held as many as 76 fights, 40 of which were completed ahead of schedule. In addition, this fighter was twice champion of England in the category of up to 75 kg.

Since 2008, Groves has acted as a professional in the boxing world. In his 9th fight, he managed to knock out Charles Adam, which earned him the title of champion of the British Commonwealth. In 2010, he managed to defend his title. It was in 2010 that he received the status as mandatory challenger for the British Champion. In March 2011, during the interim battle, George managed to knock out a fighter from Ghana, Daniel Adothea Alloti.

In May 2011, Groves met with his compatriot, Olympic champion Degeyl. At stake were the titles of the champion of Britain, as well as the champion of the British Commonwealth. By decision of the majority of judges, George won. In November of the same year, after a technical knockout against Paul Smith, he managed to defend his titles. Already in 2012, during the interim duel, he sent an Italian knockout Francisco Francisco Sierra. In December 2012, he defended his titles against the Jamaican boxer, and in 2013, Groves had two fights. These two fights ended in knockouts.

It is worth noting that last year Groves had a fight with the Russian boxer Fedor Chudinov. It was this fight that initially looked like an equal, but already in the 6th round Fedor was shocked. The Russian fighter was standing on his feet, but already missed a lot and eventually the referee stopped the fight, fixing Groves’ victory (technical knockout). It was this fight that allowed him to win the WBAsuper title.

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