WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman announced via social media "August 22 in Las Vegas @WBCBoxing title @BadouJack Vs @StGeorgeGroves #GreenBelt #champion".
Badou Jack will defend his new title WBC super middleweight against George Groves August 22 in Las Vegas. Network and Venue still to be announced.
Badou Jack won the WBC World super middleweight title when he defeated Anthony Dirrell by MD in April, the scores were judge: Hubert Minn 116-112 | judge: Rey Danseco 115-113 | judge: Robert Hecko 114-114. He only has one defeat against Derek Edwards a first-round TKO.
George Groves, 21-2 (16), is coming off two wins against Denis Douglin he won by TKO 7R and Christopher Rebrasse on points for the EBU belt. Before that he fought Carl Froch twice and lost both by TKO.