Carl Froch v Ruben Groenewald

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by TheDank, Jan 7, 2021.

  1. TheDank

    TheDank New Member Full Member

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    Never saw this video before. Was the fix in for round 5 or is he chatting **** ?

    Having watched it back he was getting his arsed handed to him but the fight on a whole felt weird even before Froch's comments around the betting.

    The whole wanted a glove signed is funny if true though.
     
  2. iamthegreatest

    iamthegreatest New Member Full Member

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    Very strange mannerisms from Ruben Groenewald but maybe that's just his style. I think the stoppage was harsh though. Interesting that it's the same ref that stopped Groves early in his first fight vs. Froch.
     
  3. pow

    pow Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Was just about to mention Foster, especially as he was caught liking the tweet the day before the fight which predicted Froch TKO 9.
     
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  4. iceferg

    iceferg Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    The Carl Froch vs Robin Reid fight was fixed. I know villains from Newcastle who won money on it.

    I would say from all the rumours a few of his early ones were but definitely the Reid fight.
     
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  5. iceferg

    iceferg Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I notice someone has copied this post.
     
  6. micker1

    micker1 Member Full Member

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    It doesn't surprise me. Some of the stoppages in British fights over here have been a disgrace. If someone is making big money on a specific round, the stoppage is easy to set up.

    Round 8 push him back to the ropes and throw as many shots as you can. He will cover up and the ref will jump in. I'm not sure why they would have told the guy they were stitching up beforehand though.