Carl Froch retains titles

Carl Froch beat George Groves and retained his WBA and IBF super-middleweight titles with a controversial ninth-round stoppage in Manchester.

Boxing fans divided over Carl Froch victory

Debate raged on Twitter among boxing fans following Car Froch's controversial ninth round victory against George Groves in Manchester.

816b79f7332a68e894eb464ba0055e4e_normal

That Froch/Groves decision is a shocker! No way he will give him a rematch because he will get dusted.

7d731ca9ebd6d416d7b17daf965ccbf0_normal

Watched Froch Groves back ten times. Groves is gone, he's not defending, his head is rolling and he turns his back. Fight over

3901adc84ccd9b7177d16ed49760e041_normal

Groves impressed me , carried himself well. Froch, great boxer, not at the races tonight. Thought his post match lacked decorum.

Read: Carl Froch retains world title with controversial win

Carl Froch retains world title with controversial win

Carl Froch has retained his WBA and IBF super-middleweight titles with a controversial ninth-round stoppage of George Groves in Manchester.

Carl Froch celebrates following a ninth round stoppage in his WBA and IBF Super Middleweight Title fight against George Groves.
Carl Froch celebrates following a ninth round stoppage in his WBA and IBF Super Middleweight Title fight against George Groves. Credit: PA

Froch was floored by a flinging right hand in the opening moments but clawed his way back into the bout and won a spectacular duel when referee Howard Foster jumped in to end the contest in the ninth.

Foster's intervention with Groves still on his feet sparked uproar, with both corner teams briefly squaring off in the ring while a crowd which had started off resolutely pro-Froch roundly cheered the challenger.

Read: Carl Froch trains in front of his home fans

Advertisement