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Saint to fight Rebrasse on September 20th!

George 'The Saint' Groves has confirmed he will be back in action on September 20th as he takes on Christopher Rebrasse in an eliminator for the WBC world title at Wembley Arena. 

In the biggest fight in British Boxing history, Groves failed in his bid to dethrone IBF and WBA champion Carl Froch at Wembley Stadium in May, but after joining forces with promoter Kalle Sauerland, the Londoner has been put straight back into the world title mix.

Rebrasse, who holds a professional record of 22 wins from 27 encounters, won the European title in March and is currently ranked number three with the WBC.

That means the winner of the fight could secure a showdown with either Sakio Bika or Anthony Dirrell, who meet for the WBC strap next month and Groves admitted to being delighted with the fight:

"It is great to be back at Wembley and back to world-class boxing," he said.

"Last time I was here it didn't go as well as I would've hoped but I think I have proved I belong here.

"Sometimes it takes just one punch and that is what ended my ambition to be world champion back in May but we are back on the road - the journey will continue.

"Win this fight and I am back in the picture, that is vitally important - I can't wait to be world champion and it will happen in the near future. It is good to be back in boxing and back in at the deep end."


stats

Division: Super-middle
Ratings - World: 2/1,369
Ratings - British: 1/79
D.O.B: 26.03.1988
Residence: London, UK
Won: 25 (KO18) 
Lost: 3
Drawn: 0
Rounds Boxed: 176
KO% 64
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