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Froch vs. Groves: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Carl Froch (The Cobra) defends his WBA (Unified) and IBF super-middleweight titles against George Groves (Saint George). Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

36
Mar 16, 2002
31-2
10
22 (66.7%)
185 cm
191 cm
6 cm
Orthodox
May 25, 2013
5m, 29d
3
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
25
Nov 15, 2008
19-0
0
15 (78.9%)
182 cm
183 cm
1 cm
Orthodox
May 25, 2013
5m, 29d
19
WBAWBCIBF
sMD
w1
sMD
w2
d3
sMD
w1
d2
super-middleweight
Saturday, 23 Nov 2013
Phones4u Arena, Manchester, England
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Carl Froch vs. George Groves I

Date

This fight between Carl Froch and George Groves took place on at the Phones4u Arena, Manchester, England.

Tale of the Tape

At 185 cm, Carl Froch is the taller of the two by 3 cms; George Groves is 182 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 191 cm, Froch also has a good reach advantage of 8 cms over Groves' 183 cm. On top of that, Froch also has a 5 cm ape index advantage over Groves.

Froch is coming in to this fight with a record of 31-2 (22 KOs). His last fight was 5 months and 29 days ago against Mikkel Kessler, which he won via 12 round unanimous decision.

Mikkel Kessler's boxing career

Groves comes in with an undefeated record of 19-0 (15 KOs). His last fight was 5 months and 29 days ago against Noé González Alcoba, which he won via 5th round TKO.

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Froch will be 36 years and 4 months old. Groves will be 25 years and 7 months old.

Prediction and Odds

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After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 57-43 in favor of Carl Froch. Here is the prediction for Froch vs Groves.

The chances of Carl Froch winning is higher, but George Groves cannot be counted out. Groves could make it competitive, maybe even win.

Result

Carl Froch defeated George Groves via 9th round TKO to retain the WBA (Unified) and IBF super-middleweight titles. Groves' undefeated record of 19 wins comes to an end, and Froch advances his win streak to 4. Froch is now 32-2, and Groves 19-1.

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