Next fight of George Groves is not determined yet.
Negotiations are underway to stage a rematch on December 9 in Moscow between Fedor Chudinov and George Groves, said Russian boxer promoter Vladimir Khryunov. “We are negotiating about the rematch with George Groves. We are planning it for December 9 in Moscow at the CSKA Arena,” said Khryunov.
Callum Smith (25-0, 18 KOs) became the first number of the super middleweight division in the world. On Friday, the 28-year-old Englishman stopped the previous world ranking leader George Groves (28-4, 20 KOs), taking away his WBA belt.
In the main event of the evening at the arena in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Callum "Mundo" Smith (25-0, 18 KOs) from Liverpool knocked out George Groves (28-4, 20 KOs) in the seventh round, took away his WBA super middleweight title and won the championship belt of The Ring magazine and the Muhammad Ali Trophy. Time of the stoppage was 2:04.
A live broadcast of boxing evening from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in the main event of which the second final of the first season of the World Boxing Super Series at the super middleweights will take place, in which WBA champion George Groves will meet Callum Smith. At the stake of the meeting will also be the vacant title of The Ring magazine. The broadcast starts at 1 pm ET. The beginning of the main event is at 4 pm.
The second finale of the World Boxing Super Series in the super middleweight division between the two British fighters Callum Smith and George Groves official was appointed on September 28 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. For Groves the Super Series final will be his third defense of his WBA title. For Smith, the owner of the WBC diamond belt, this will be the first chance to challenge the championship belt. According to the organizers, the vacant title of The Ring magazine will also be at stake.