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Controversy over Froch win

The reaction to Carl Froch's win over George Groves in Manchester, after the Nottingham boxer was floored in the first round, but went on to win after the referee ended the contest in the ninth with both boxers still on their feet.

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Carl Froch: 'Referee right to stop Groves fight'

Carl Froch has defended the referee's decision to stop his world title fight with George Groves at the weekend.

Speaking to ITV News Central, the IBF and WBA super-middleweight champion doubted that Groves would have been able to continue fighting after the ninth round stoppage.

Groves had been leading on points when the fight was stopped, a result which was greeted with boos from the crowd.

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