Has anyone been to the evening with Froch and Groves?

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by LeavemealoneKoooogs, May 14, 2022 at 1:17 PM.

  1. LeavemealoneKoooogs

    LeavemealoneKoooogs Member Full Member

    Apr 30, 2021
    Thinking about grabbing a couple tickets for one of their nights later on this year. Anybody been? If so is it worth it? Are these evening meet and greets ever worth it? Never been to one myself.
  2. aaaaa

    aaaaa Ash Full Member

    Dec 19, 2020
    Went to one with Mayweather 2 years ago and paid for a photo, he was meant to be there at 2.30 for photos and rocked up at 6... to pass the time they got Stefy Bull and Kid Galahad up on stage so I spent the next 3 hours at the bar and couldn’t remember anything of what Mayweather said :lol:
  3. Mike Cannon

    Mike Cannon Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 29, 2020
    You couldn't give me a ticket, Groves is ok, but imagine 2 hours with Froch blowing his own trumpet, how he " smashed him to bits " or " knocking 7 bells out of him " bleating on about how Joe was afraid of him, how he would have beaten him, blah, blah, no thanks. stay safe guys.
  4. Work the body

    Work the body Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 5, 2015
    Ain’t these guys got enough money to be having to do this really? I would probably go if it was 20 quid or summit but 80 quid a ticket really?
  5. murphman22

    murphman22 Active Member Full Member

    Jul 26, 2004
    I do think this is a really interesting thread starter - genuinely. I don’t see the point in these things personally, especially as I have read and watched almost everything about the feud. Plus these two strike me as a couple of charlatans who will milk it for a few quid.

    But the ‘evening with’ stuff - does anyone feel like they have got value from it. It’s not a trick question, just interested.
  6. LeavemealoneKoooogs

    LeavemealoneKoooogs Member Full Member

    Apr 30, 2021
    I think there's a wide range of quality. I know a guy who went to one with Marvin Hagler and has a cracking photo with him, but on the other hand John Fury is now on this circuit...
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  7. bladesman

    bladesman Active Member Full Member

    May 31, 2015
    They make me cringe. Tyson Fury, Joshua etc does them and it's baffling to me why someone in their prime would want the arse licking the people give them at these sorts of things
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  8. Gregor1987

    Gregor1987 Active Member Full Member

    Mar 14, 2011
    I get why somebody retired who maybe didn’t make mega millions would do these things but I couldn’t understand why Fury was doing them last year after making tens of millions of pounds each of the past few years.
  9. BXNG101

    BXNG101 Active Member Full Member

    Jun 9, 2018
    Because despite what Fury, man of the people, says he is. He is as hungry as they come for cash. Don't let him make you think otherwise
  10. Snoopyboymason

    Snoopyboymason New Member Full Member

    Oct 18, 2020
    John Fury seriously :))
  11. Bob Flaps

    Bob Flaps Member Full Member

    Mar 30, 2019
    The evening with Carl Frampton last month was decent. £75 but that included dinner, some drink, a comedy turn, raffle entry, etc - and of course Carl's a good lad so stayed behind for ages doing photos, videos, autographs and so on.
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  12. hobby rider

    hobby rider Active Member Full Member

    Aug 4, 2020
    Especially when Fury doesn’t care about money as he still has an old Passat and still puts the bins out.
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  13. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

    Oct 18, 2009
    Yes I’ve been and it was a really good night, definitely worth heading along too.

    Both of them were gents and had a good crack with each other and everyone there.
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  14. BiggieL

    BiggieL Active Member Full Member

    Aug 13, 2015
    I’m tempted by this but would have to go solo
  15. LeavemealoneKoooogs

    LeavemealoneKoooogs Member Full Member

    Apr 30, 2021
    Frampton is one of the few I'd want to go and listen to, good talker who doesn't turn every story into one about himself. Saying that I'm enquiring about an evening featuring Carl Froch who wrote the flipping book on making everything an anecdote about himself haha
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