AWE & www.awetv.com have announced the encore presentation of the most controversial bout of the year that saw Carl Froch retain his IBF/WBA super middleweight title with a 9th round stoppage over George Groves. The fight will be replayed in entirety on the special hour-long broadcast tonight at 11pm est / 8 pm Pac.
The fight that took place on November 23rd in Manchester, England saw Groves brutally knock down Froch in the 1st round and continue to dominate the fight until the 9th round when Froch had Groves slightly hurt when referee Howard Foster jumped in and dubiously stopped the fight. At the time, the sold out crowd in Manchester plus the worldwide audience was shocked to see the great fight stopped so quick. The boxing world has not stopped talking about the ending of the bout and now fans can judge for themselves debate if the stoppage was just or not.
“People are still talking about this bout almost two weeks later,”said AWE President Charles Herring. “The match was a terrific fight before the all the controversy and we are excited to bringing the boxing fans the encore presentation of this highly controversial world title bout.”
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