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George Groves is Back – British Boxing Fans Stunned

Photo Credit: Phillip Sharkey

On Saturday night, ‘Saint’ George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs) returns following his Wembley Stadium blockbuster and is straight back on the World title trail with a European Championship challenge and WBC World title final eliminator against Christopher Rebrasse (22-2-3, 6 KOs) at the SSE Arena, Wembley.

Alongside the ‘Return of the Saint’, fans can look forward to an action-packed undercard brought to you by Team Sauerland and Matchroom Boxing.

Birmingham’s Kal Yafai (11-0, 8 KOs) continues his charge towards world glory when he faces Herald Molina (17-8-3, 7 KOs) for the vacant IBF Intercontinental Super Flyweight title.

Olympic gold medal star Luke Campbell MBE (7-0, 5 KOs) goes toe-to-toe with former EU Lightweight Champion Krzysztof Szot (18-15-1, 5 KOs).

Undefeated lightweight prospect Martin J. Ward (9-0-1, 4 KOs) takes on the experienced Georgian Kakhaber Avetisian (35-24-1, 17 KOs).

Former British Light Welterweight Champion Darren Hamilton (14-3, 3 KOs) is looking to bounce back from domestic defeat when he meets ‘El Guerrero’ Steven Bloyer (16-11, 1 KO).

‘Pretty’ Ricky Boylan (11-0, 4 KOs) is back in action and hoping to keep his unbeaten record intact against Karoly Lakatos (13-44, 5 KOs).

The Swedish ‘Golden Boy’ Oscar Ahlin (9-0, 8 KOs) returns from an injury lay off and is eager to impress on his British boxing debut when he takes on the Latvian ‘Viking’ Olegs Fedotovs (18-15, 12 KOs).

Swindon’s Luke Watkins get his first taste of big time boxing when he makes his professional bow against David Vicena (8-20-2, 6 KOs)

Return of the Saint: Groves vs. Rebrasse will be shown live on Sky Sports 2 from 8.00pm. Tickets are available from ssearena.co.uk and axs.com or by calling 08448 24 48 24.

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