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"Biggest fight in history"

Londoner George Groves has refused to fight Carl Froch unless the British Boxing Board of Control allow a non-British crew of officials for their super-middleweight world title rematch later this year.

The 25-year-old claimed at a press conference today that the ninth-round stoppage by referee Howard Foster which saw Froch beat him in November was a "stonewall" robbery.

The pair will meet again on May 31 at Wembley.

Promoter Eddie Hearn backed Groves's call for neutral officials, saying the May rematch will be the "biggest fight in British boxing history".


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Fighting at Wembley 'the Rolls Royce' of boxing

The last Briton to to fight at Wembley Stadium was Frank Bruno.

Frank Bruno seen in 1995 fighting Oliver McCall at Wembley Stadium Credit: Press Association

Speaking to BBC Radio Five Live, Frank Bruno said:

"Whatever the crowd was there for my fight against Oliver McCall - whether it was 2,000 or 50,000 - it didn't matter. Because those there were unbelievable, the way they got behind me and it gave me a big boost.

"Fighting at Wembley is the Rolls Royce, the Bentley, of boxing. It is a dream come true. It has always been the big place to hold the big fights. It was nerve wracking but it was an amazing feeling."

Wembley to host George Groves and Carl Froch re-match

The highly-anticipated re-match between George Groves and IBF and WBA super-middleweight champion Carl Froch will take place at Wembley Stadium on May 31.

George Groves (left) and Carl Froch Credit: Press Association

It will be the first bout to be contested under the arch of the new Wembley. Froch stopped Groves in the ninth round of their last contest, but controversy followed with many experts suggesting referee Howard Foster stepped in when Groves was able to continue.

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