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Carl Froch

Guys calm down theres no need for this!

Posted January 25, 2014 6:20 am 


Martin

What is the point of this you sad man!

Posted January 25, 2014 6:18 am 


Martin

Your an idiot!

Posted January 25, 2014 6:18 am 


Martin

Or are you a poor imitation Martin?

Posted January 25, 2014 6:18 am 


Martin

You’re a poor imitation, “Martin”.

For a start, I can spell.

Posted January 25, 2014 6:11 am 


Martin

Martin, I hope your not calling Martin names!

Posted January 25, 2014 5:58 am 


Martin

So now you’re posting as “Martin” too. How clever of you, you sad c u n t.

Posted January 25, 2014 5:23 am 


Martin

Oh yeah, come to think about it you are! Least your being honest on here though.

Posted January 25, 2014 4:08 am 


Carl Froch

Mate have you not watched any of my interivews? I am childish and annoying!

Posted January 25, 2014 4:07 am 


Martin

Can you please stop posting as “Carl Froch”? It’s not funny or clever, just childish and annoying.

Posted January 24, 2014 7:10 pm 


Carl Froch

I know that there is no demand for Froch vs Chavez Jr in the US, but I’m going to keep saying it until people think it’s true. I really would rather not fight Groves.

Posted January 24, 2014 6:59 pm 


Bulawayo2

Anon,
Chavez Jnr a drug cheat! He likes smoking weed, hardly likely to enhance his performance. Perhaps he’d had a couple of hits before the Vera fight, coming in over weght would indicate a desire to eat. Had he been on anything else and he would be fit. Just a little old weed hardly helpful to a pro boxer, just plain stupid and expensive.

Posted January 24, 2014 5:21 pm 


King Hammer

wonder how much this plays(Carl vs Charez Jr)

If Chavez Jr should lose to Vera

Posted January 24, 2014 5:18 pm 


Boxing barlow

Goosey – I agree and that fight was a well publicised £10 million purse.

Posted January 24, 2014 4:57 pm 


Den

What happens if Brian vera beats chavez?

Posted January 24, 2014 4:54 pm 


Martin

People should try listening to the interview with Hearn to which this thread is attached. That’s where Hearn mentions the 25% offer. The IBF, according to Hearn, would make it a 15%/85% split. Listen to the interview in order to make sense of my comments at the start of the thread (I was assuming people would have done).

Plus, people are assuming that “a seven figure sum” must mean 1 million. I might do, but it might also mean 2 million, 3 million, whatever.

Posted January 24, 2014 4:47 pm 


Goosey

Boxing barlow.. I think this fight makes more £ than Fury v Haye…

Posted January 24, 2014 4:46 pm 


Boxing barlow

Surely it is now down to Froch’s promotor to agree terms with Groves. If he can not the bout will go to purse bids where other promotors will get the opportunity to offer the fighters more money and stage the fight away from Hearn. There are discussion on here, although how much of it is based on fact is debatable. If Groves had been offered £1 million and this equates to 25% of the purse that this makes the purse £4 million. I know the purse for Fury vrs Haye was £10 million! So to me these numbers dont add up and if Hearn is just offering a £4 million purse if it goes out to bids the fight could go for far more.

Posted January 24, 2014 4:38 pm 


Goosey

this = THINK… lol

Posted January 24, 2014 4:32 pm 


Goosey

This fight is going to make big cash and Groves knows it… So does Eddie Hearn.. And with Froch being one or two fights away from packing in who do you this Eddie will be more interested in? A Heading for retirement Froch, or 25 year old Groves?

Posted January 24, 2014 4:31 pm 


Goosey

Martin ….”Oh, and Groves really can’t price himself out now, given that he’s taken this route of filing a complaint with the IBF and they’ve upheld it. He’s painted himself into a corner there, has George, and is just going to have to accept whatever is offered to him now.”

No.. wrong.. all kinds of wrong.. Why do you think Groves just turned down the offer made to him? After flying over to the USA for a meeting with the IBF, coming back to the UK, turning down the offer, stating that the IBF would order a rematch..? Wrong, wrong, wrong..

Posted January 24, 2014 4:25 pm 


Wearerofallthebelts

I wouldn’t say there is a “demand” in the U.S. for the Chavez fight it’s just a nice match IF we can’t get the Groves rematch.

Posted January 24, 2014 4:21 pm 


Boxing barlow

I will say it again. Who says Groves has been offered 25% of the purse? Where has this been quoted from?

Posted January 24, 2014 4:20 pm 


Goosey

Rich

Where are all those boxing fans who swore Froch was to scared to fight Groves……….. Why can you not read?

Posted January 24, 2014 4:13 pm 


Popkins

Froch fought Groves for a “fairly easy” UK pay per view money spinner, that the rest of the world wasn’t that bothered about… unfortunately for Froch it didn’t work out that way. And now he’s being forced into a rematch against a guy that may well beat him – the same guy he was meant to wipe the floor with. Damaging fight for the Cobra’s record I’m afraid.

Posted January 24, 2014 4:12 pm 


Rich

Where are all those boxing fans who swore Froch was to scared to fight Groves………..

Posted January 24, 2014 3:53 pm 


Brazilian Boxing Fan

I believe that Chavez Jr. will defeat the Englishman by way of knockout.

Posted January 24, 2014 3:50 pm 


the dude

Groves should rematch Degale in Brentford Leisure Centre for 500 pounds if he won’t accept Froch 2 with 25 percent and 7 figure sum guarantee, madness!

Posted January 24, 2014 3:47 pm 


Popkins

Who the hell wants to see Froch fight JCC Junior?? Kessler, GGG, Kovalev, Stevenson, Groves, and Ward are all far more relevant fights. … and to think Froch ridicules Calzaghe for ending career in MSG against RJJ – a former multi-division champ legend of the sport. …. yet Carl wants a former middleweight belt holder who appears to be on the slide, in a small casino in vegas.

Posted January 24, 2014 3:41 pm 


Boxing barlow

Where the 25% been mentioned anywhere? All I have seen stated is that Hearn has offered a 7 figure sum which I would presume is a million quid. If these eprcentages are correct that would put the purse at just 4 million quid?

Posted January 24, 2014 3:32 pm 


Martin

Oh, and Groves really can’t price himself out now, given that he’s taken this route of filing a complaint with the IBF and they’ve upheld it. He’s painted himself into a corner there, has George, and is just going to have to accept whatever is offered to him now.

Posted January 24, 2014 3:15 pm 


Martin

Let’s not leap from extreme to another folks. Chavez Jr is a very good fighter, and it would be a good match-up, but Froch would surely be the betting favourite. I dod think he’d be “too much” for Chavez, but you never know: Chavez also has one of the best chins in the sport and has shown that he can retain power right up to the final bell against Martinez (who, let';s not forget, was very nearly knocked out by Chavez).

But aren’t you people paying attention? The IBF are demanding a Froch-Groves rematch, so now we’re looking at that next (unless Groves prices himself out or Froch lets himself be stripped of his IBF belt, which he surely won’t do).

Posted January 24, 2014 3:12 pm 


Anonymous

chavez jr is a fat useless drugs cheat. end of.

Posted January 24, 2014 3:05 pm 


Rich

skinnysteve…..How will Chavez jr prove to be far to much for Froch ?

Posted January 24, 2014 3:01 pm 


Martin

“chavez jr will prove to be far to much for froch”

You’re living in topsy-turvy land my friend.

Posted January 24, 2014 2:56 pm 


Martin

To be honest, given that Groves has played this IBF card, Hearn would be within his rights to say “You turned down the offer of 25%, so now the IBF are demanding a rematch but suggesting you get 15%, so you’d better go with that or there’ll be no rematch”.

That would be reasonable of Hearn’s part, but he kept saying “we just want to get the fight mad”, so perhaps he’ll still let Groves take the 25%. If that happens, Groves better thank his lucky stars and take the offer now. Similarly, if Hearn does “play hardball” and insists that they go by whatever the IBF recommend in terms of a purse split, Groves better take that and take it as a lesson hard learnt.

Posted January 24, 2014 2:55 pm 


skinnysteve

chavez jr will prove to be far to much for froch

Posted January 24, 2014 2:50 pm 


Martin

It’s simple: Groves got what he wanted in terms of the IBF demanding a rematch, so he’d better accept whatever the IBF recommend in terms of the split. It sounds like Hearn may still be prepared to offer 25%, and if so Groves had better count himself lucky and accept without further ado.

Posted January 24, 2014 2:49 pm 


lol

if groves aint careful he could be fighting degale outside superdrug in kent.

Posted January 24, 2014 2:48 pm 



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