With Showtime's proposed August 22nd card failing to materialize, the WBC Super Middleweight Championship could serve as a lead-in for Floyd Mayweather's final fight.
The Ring reports that the showdown between newly-crowned champion Badou Jack and challenger George Groves is likely to take place on September 12th as the first announced piece of "Money's" undercard.
Jack (19-1-1, 12 KO) took the title from Anthony Dirrell in April, winning a majority decision in a career-best performance. Including that bout, he's won three straight since suffering a knockout loss to Derek Edwards earlier last year. Groves (21-2, 16 KO) is best known for his two wars with Carl Froch. The first time out, he dropped Froch hard in the early going, only to suffer a questionable stoppage loss in the ninth. The rematch was more decisive, courtesy of a Froch right hand that laid Groves out cold.
He's won twice against middle-of-the-road competition since.
Money Team undercards have a well-deserved reputation for extreme boredom, but after seeing Jack's effort against Dirrell and considering Groves' history of violence, this could be quite the scrap.