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Badou Jack vs. George Groves "likely" for Mayweather undercard

The Money Team's Badou Jack may get a chance to defend his WBC title right before his team leader enters the ring for the final time.

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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.