Froch gets controversial 9th round TKO over Groves

IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch (32-2, 22 KO's) was able to retain his title as he got what many would call a gifted 9th round TKO victory over George Groves. Number one contender George Groves (19-1, 15 KO's) had Carl Froch in serious trouble throughout the fight as he continously landed the right hand on the bigger Froch. Froch looked lost, confused, and appeared hurt after being dropped in the second round by a hard right hand from Groves. As the fight continued, Froch was able to have success by pushing a tired Groves onto the ropes and battering him with body and head shots. In the ninth round, Froch landed a hard shot that had Groves wobbling a bit. Froch was able to land two more hard punches before referee Howard Foster stepped in to stop the fight. Groves did not hit the canvas nor had he stopped throwing punches. The fans booed, twitter exploded, and the stoppage was marked as one of the worst ever seen. Scores were 78-73, 76-75, and 76-75 at the time of the stoppage.


In the Co-Main event, super bantamweight contender Scott Quigg (27-0, 20 KO's) continued to impress the fans as he made quick work of Diego Silva (29-3-4, 15 KO's). Quigg defeated Silva by 2nd round KO. 

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