Kallie Sauerland, the promoter for #1 WBC mandatory challenger George Groves (21-2, 16 KOs), says that a deal has been reached with WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack (19-1-1, 12 KOs) for the fight to be staged in the USA. No date or venue has been announced. On @SauerlandBros twitter page they tweeted "Purse bid is cancelled @wbcmoro #JackGroves is ON! #AndTheNew ". The purse bid that was scheduled for this Friday between Sauerland Events and Jack’s promoters at Mayweather Promotions has now been canceled.
Badou Jack stated about the Groves fights... "Let's get it on"!
Groves is coming off a TKO over Denis Douglin. Badou Jack recently defeated Anthony Dirrell by a MD.