Froch vs Groves II: Wembley Stadium will host May 31 rematch

Tom Shaw

Carl Froch and George Groves will clash again in the United Kingdom's most famous stadium, with Wembley Stadium set to be unveiled as the host of their May 31 rematch.

Wembley Stadium will play host to the big May 31 rematch between Carl Froch and George Groves, with Froch's WBA and IBF super middleweight titles once again on the line, a second clash after a highly controversial November 23 stoppage that went Froch's way.

According to Terence Dooley, the venue will be officially named tomorrow afternoon at a press conference.

Froch (32-2, 23 KO) won a ninth round stoppage when referee Howard John Foster jumped in prematurely with Groves (19-1, 15 KO) feeling the heat of a Froch rally. The fight may well have wound up rightly stopped that same round, but all agreed that Foster's call for the end came far too quickly for a fight of that magnitude, and given how the bout had gone. Froch was dropped hard in round one and struggled early, but made his comeback, and we were being treated to a hell of a fight before the ending.

HBO will carry Froch-Groves II in the United States, with the fight televised in the UK on Sky Box Office.

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