Groves ‘counting the seconds’ to his return

first_imgGeorge Groves says he cannot wait to return to the ring against European super-middleweight champion Christopher Rebrasse this weekend.Saturday’s WBC world title eliminator at Wembley Arena will be Groves’ first outing since his second attempt to take Carl Froch’s WBA and IBF belts ended in defeat in May.The European title and the vacant WBC Silver title will also be on the line when Groves, 26, faces the 28-year-old Frenchman.Hammersmith’s Groves, who has also been British and Commonwealth champion, declared:  ‘’I’m chomping at the bit.“Obviously less is more at this stage but we’ve had a very good camp and we’ve enjoyed ourselves.“Now I can’t wait to get in there and rock ‘n’ roll. I’m counting down the seconds before I can get back in the ring and back to what I do best.’’Rebrasse has won 22, lost two and drawn three of his 27 professional fights.Groves, meanwhile, has a record of 19-2, having been unbeaten before his two losses against Froch.The first of those defeats was hugely controversial as the challenger had floored Froch and was ahead of the judges’ scorecards before the fight was abruptly stopped in the ninth round.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img

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