George Groves has told his 150,000 Twitter followers that Nottingham boxer Carl Froch has made a 'terrible terrible mistake', following yesterday's announcement that a rematch is on.
Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn said the second encounter is going to be 'something very special'.
Mad day today..just to thank you all for your patience and support..it's on..this is going to be something VERY special! #frochvgrovesII
'The Cobra', as Froch is known in the boxing world, said he is "excited" for the fight.
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