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Carl Froch rooting Groves to win world title, in Froch's way of rooting for someone

Carl Froch wants George Groves to beat Badou Jack. But if he does, Froch doesn't think it's any big deal.

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Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Carl Froch recently retired from boxing after a pair of wins over George Groves, but now the outspoken British star is rooting for his countryman to win the WBC super middleweight title when Groves faces titleholder Badou Jack on September 12, part of the Mayweather-Berto undercard.

Froch, however, can't help but still be Carl Froch. While saying that he's rooting for Groves and thinks he can win, he also takes the time to say it wouldn't even be that big of a win.

"I don't want to rain on Groves' parade if he does win but Jack is not the best world champion we've seen and he looks to me like a limited opponent. He got knocked out in the first round by Derek Edwards and could only get a draw with Marco Antonio Periban so let's be honest, he is a limited champion.

"It's all about timing and to have a champion who doesn't appear to be in that top level holding one of the prestigious world title belts like the WBC? Well, Groves is never going to get a better opportunity. I think he can and I hope he will do it."

In short, Carl Froch is hilarious, as he can't even say he hopes someone does well without adding that it doesn't really matter if they do or not.

We'd also like to note that Carl Froch knocked out George Groves in front of 80,000 at Wembley Stadium.

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